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Paw Paw Tunnel, Cumberland

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  • The Paw Paw Tunnel was built as part of the C&O Canal (along the Potomac River between Georgetown in Washington, DC, terminating in Cumberland, Maryland). At a particularly twisty part of the river, t...  more »
  • This is a great place to visit history. By walking though ,it takes you back in time.You can almost feel what it was like to have the canal boats many years ago. 
  • I had heard of the Paw Paw Tunnel but always believed it was a rail tunnel, presumably for the B & O Railroad. After parking my car in a lot, we walked about 1/4 to a half mile and I discovered it was...  more »
  • This is a fantastic tunnel, about 1 km long. Bring flashlights, or headlamps. We've seen bats sleeping in here. It's a bit cold sometimes. There is a great hike over the tunnel as well - you can hike over the tunnel, and then back though. The tunnel path is just wide enough to walk your bikes through.
  • Had a great time camping/kayaking there
  • Cool tunnel and camping area.