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Horsepen Branch Hiker-biker Overnight Campsite — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Mile 26.1 - Hiker-biker campgrounds are located along the towpath approximately every 5-7 miles. No fee or reservation required. Overnight stays are limited to one night. All sites include a chemical toilet, picnic table, grill, and drinking water. Please Note: Potable water may not be available at each campsite. Water is treated with iodine. Please plan to have water purification tablets with you. Water is turned off from November 15 to April 15 each year.

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Location

Horsepen Branch Hiker-biker Overnight Campsite — Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park is located in Maryland

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Directions

Horsepen Branch Hiker-Biker Overnight (HBO) Campsite directions and information are available at https://www.nps.gov/choh/planyourvisit/camping.htm.

Coordinates

39.06938 N
77.398038 W

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Access

  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water