C & O Canal Sunset Hike and Bonfire

  • Fitness level : 2

    Easy Active

Join REI and other outdoor enthusiasts for a sunset hike along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and Potomac River. We'll set out before dusk along the historic C & O Canal and take in the magic of the sunset over the Potomac River. Along the way, we'll explore the rich history and natural wonder of one of our region's most iconic places. At the end of our hike, we'll enjoy a campfire at a campsite along the canal, complete with snacks, good company. This hike is approximately 5 miles round trip on easy terrain.

Gear provided by REI

  • Daypack - Large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Trekking Poles

session available

  • Friday

    Nov 5, 2021
    4:30pm–9:00pm ET

    C & O Canal National Historical Park: Swains Lock