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Town Creek Hiker Biker Campsite
At canal milepost 162, the Town Creek Hiker Biker campsite is one of numerous facilities in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park devoted to hike-in or bike-in camping. These facilities provide primitive campsites, drinking water, and toilets. Access is approximatly .2 miles downstream.
The Town Creek campsite is near the Town Creek Aqueduct, one of 11 aqueducts on the canal. The A 60-foot limestone arch carrying the canal over Town Creek was completed in 1849. Craig's Mill operated nearby in the late 1700s. Some ruins are still visible. Md. 51 descends from the mountains to meet the Potomac River nearby via a gravel road.