Lockhouse 21 Canal Quarters

Lockhouse 21

Delight in historic Lockhouse 21, restored to interpret 1916, the year the National Park Service was formed and the date when the C&O Canal was beginning to transition from a working canal to a recreational space. Lockhouse 21 features parking, an accessible bathroom and kitchen, and picnic area facilities. Its forested environs are popular with outdoor enthusiasts including birders, hikers, bikers, runners, anglers and paddlers. Step back in time and experience life as the lockkeepers lived.