Video coverage: Detour Planned for C&O's Paw Paw Tunnel

APR 6 2017

photo courtesy of C&O Canal Facebook page

C&O Paw Paw Detour Map

JourneyonaBike #5.17: (UPDATED) Push my Bike - mp 156 C&O Towpath Detour -Tunnel Hill Trail

looking out the northern end of Paw Paw tunnel  

check out video HERE from his hiking of the detour!

The tunnel and boardwalk area will be closed to visitors around the beginning of June. Construction and area closures are expected to go on for 120-150 days. During the work, the tunnel will be closed to thru traffic but visitors will still be able to access a portion of the tunnel through the south portal.   northern side of Paw Paw tunnel                      

To see official Paw Paw Tunnel Scaling Project updates and other C&O Canal National park updates go to NPS project news.

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