Ben Cardin C&D Canal Recreational Trail

Maryland


The steel bridge that carries Route 213 over the canal towers high above the western terminus of the trail in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
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Beware the 'Jersey barrier' at the eastern terminus of trail on the Maryland/Delaware trail; it was still protruding into the greenway as of June 2017.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53667 Long: -75.77917
Sign marking the eastern terminus of the trail at the Maryland/Delaware state line.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53639 Long: -75.78139
These wildflowers add color on the strip separating the canal and trail near the DE border.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53028 Long: -75.72778
Look close, and you can see a cemetery on the canal's south bank.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53528 Long: -75.78778
Heading east toward the DE border and the Michael Castle Trail.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
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This small wetland has developed along the banks of the canal east of Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53444 Long: -75.79111
The trail passes this stately home east of Chesapeake City.
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Looking west down the trail toward Chesapeake City.
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The trail passes this quaint home and big yard east of Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53472 Long: -75.79333
This boat dock is along the trail on the east end of Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53111 Long: -75.79944
One of the few negative aspects of the trail is the lack of shade, which can make it very hot and sunny in the warmer months of the year. This problem should be rectified in the near future as the shrubbery grows around these benches.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53222 Long: -75.79667
The lawns of homes adjoining the trail get larger and picturesque on the east end of Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53056 Long: -75.80278
Small craft are a common site on the canal, especially in the warmer months of the year. Taken June 2017.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.52972 Long: -75.80417
Patriotic symbols decorate this property fence that is visible from the trail in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
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Roses add color to this well-landscaped lawn at the trail's western terminus in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53000 Long: -75.81167
One of many watercraft using the C&D Canal on a sunny, spring day.
Uploaded: 6/7/2017
Lat: 39.53028 Long: -75.81222
Approaching the western terminus in Chesapeake City, with the Route 213 bridge dominating the background. Taken Sept. 2016.
Uploaded: 9/29/2016
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These gardens are located near the trail's western terminus.
Uploaded: 9/29/2016
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This modern-looking home is located along the trail on Chesapeake City's east end.
Uploaded: 9/29/2016
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Heading east out of Chesapeake City, toward the DE border.
Uploaded: 9/29/2016
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View of the canal, seen against a late summer sky in Chesapeake City. Taken Sept. 2016.
Uploaded: 9/27/2016
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This kiosk is at the western terminus of the trail in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 9/27/2016
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This sign greets trail users at the western terminus in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 9/27/2016
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Schaefer's is a great place to relax and have a good meal after spending a day on the trail.
Uploaded: 9/27/2016
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Closeup of a plaque on the memorial at the western terminus of the trail in Chesapeake City.
Uploaded: 9/27/2016
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The Ben Cardin trail becomes the Michael N. Castle Trail at the Delaware Border. When completed later in 2016 there will be a continuous trail from Chesapeake City, MD to the ferry landing at Delaware City, DE.
Uploaded: 4/18/2016
Lat: 39.53369 Long: -75.79374
Looking towards Shaeffer's Canal House and the MD 273 Bridge over the C&D Canal
Uploaded: 4/18/2016
Lat: 39.52969 Long: -75.80977
Uploaded: 12/11/2015
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