Follow the old Chesapeake and Ohio Canal near the Potomac River from Washington DC to Cumberland in Maryland. The trail is for bikers and hikers alike. The old towpath runs for 185 miles (298 km) along the canal.
Page for bikers, but fine for hikers.
Bikers guide to the trail. Some trip reports as well.
Short intro to the trail.
Home page of the trail.
Informative page about the 150 year old canal.
All trail journals from the popular www.trailjournals.com regarding the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail.
Home page of this organisation.
This is about the history of the C&O Canal.