Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park | FIFTEENMILE CREEK BOAT RAMP

Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park


The Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp is located in Little Orleans, Maryland, at Mile 140.9 on the C&O Canal towpath. See the Boat Ramps web page for an interactive location map.

NOTE: Sections of the towpath, locks and other historical structures, trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps, and visitor centers are constantly being closed due to damage and/or repair. When planning an adventure within Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, make sure that areas you plan to visit are open by checking the National Park Service’s official Current Park Conditions web page.


Despite the name, Fifteenmile Creek Boat Ramp launches into the Potomac River at the mouth of Fifteenmile Creek. The nearby parking lot can accommodate two dozen vehicles with trailers. The ramp is located next to the Fifteenmile Creek Campground.

Like all boat ramps within Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, there is no usage fee.

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Last updated on June 4, 2024
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