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Site Name Lock 29 / Lander
Water BodyPotomac River
Physical AddressLander Road, Jefferson, MD 21755
DirectionsFrom I-70 take exit 52 to merge onto US-15/US-340 west. Take the Lander Road exit. Left at Lander Road, right to stay on Lander Road. Bear right to cross the railroad tracks. Left onto the the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal path. Right to the Canalhouse.
Owner/Manager NameNational Park Service
Owner/Manager Phone301-739-4200
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsPass the lockhouse and continue on the road across the canal to reach the river and ramp. There are picnic tables and 5 parking spaces at the Lockhouse proper but none at the ramp.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)15
Ramp SurfaceCONCRETE
Large BoatsNo
Vessel Size NotePlease note that "large boats" is intended as a general reference to ramp capacity. Generally, vessels less than 16 feet in length are considered small and those greater than 16 feet as large.
Soft LaunchYes
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers0
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperationSunrise to Sunset
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypeGRAVEL
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces20
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces6
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaYes
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the management agency using the phone number or contact information provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them. Any corrections or updates to the information listed here should be sent via e-mail to
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