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Paw Paw Tunnel, Cumberland

#3 of 16 in Things to do in Cumberland
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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  • If you want to try a unique hike, this is it. As the info states, its 3118 feet long. That didnt sound long to me until I walked it with co-workers. You definitely need a cell phone light at minimum.  more »
  • Such a incredible bit of history close to the city of Cumberland, Maryland. Definitely make time to walk the entire length of the tunnel and back, but be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp...  more »
  • we were biking through the C&O canal, so this was on the way! It was really cool to talk to some rangers about the history of the paw paw tunnel; try to see if you can get a ranger to tell you about it! The tunnel was very cool... Definitely bring a flashlight! Only issue was that the path was narrow and bumpy. I scraped the walls a couple times especially when pedestrians were passing by me. Super cool though, just be prepared!
  • I really loved this tunnel. It was the coolest thing I have seen. I love the walk through it. It was long and dark. You def need a flashlight. The brick was just amazing. Im so glad they kept this. It looked like it wasnt that long but it was. I truly enjoyed it. It reminded me of the movie IT! We seen a snake, frog, turtle and fish!

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