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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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  • We visited Paw Paw Tunnel and didn’t the trail hike in addition to walking through the tunnel. We started off from the Campground parking lot and near the sign for mile marker 156 ventured to the...  more »
  • We dismounted our bikes and walked through this tunnel. I would highly recommend a flashlight or headlamp. There are a few holes in the dirt path. When you get to the center of the tunnel, you can...  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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