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Hi, in case you joined us directly, we're Antietam Creek Canoe Co. a small canoe livery on the banks of historic Antietam Creek in Boonsboro, Maryland. Below are directions and information on our location.

Mailing address: 19005 Lappans Road - Boonsboro, Maryland 21713  (Lappans road is MD Route 68 - which is the old National Pike. A few years back Gen. Jackson marched his troops across the attractive old three arch stone bridge on our place to get on to capturing Harper's Ferry............ That was some busy busy day.) Area GPS links - CREEK POINTS GPS,  Put-ins, Take-Outs and Parking

.Phone:  Power Plant, At the Creek Phone  240 447 0444 and Cool Hollow MD
301 302 7534 before 9am and after 9pm. EMAIL IS BEST but
cell phone possible   240.447.0444. It has reception and voice mail that really works since we changed servers . Never, never, ever, please, rely on voice mail. The handling of which is one of my failings for which I'm going to weekly meetings. [.... also for skipping flat rocks]... and I'm getting better. I'm often on the water and with paddlers on the weekends from about 10AM [putting customers on... and 5-6PM [picking up the last boaters in] or Web Page (........we know you're here and we're glad about that, we put the address up in case you might want to copy it somewhere.)

Washington County Hospital [Hagerstown] 301 790 8000 or emergency 301 790 8300
Sheriff , Washington County 301 791 3020>
State Police 301 739 2101
All Fire and Rescue 911
Boonsboro Vol.. Rescue 301 432 6979
Sharpsburg Vol.. Rescue 301 432 5348
C&O NPS  301 739 4206  or 1 866 677 6677
Antietam NPS  Visit Ctr.301 432 5124  emerg  5 301 432 2243

Antietam Creek Canoe - Directions from Washington. Take I 270 North. At Frederick pick up I 70 (west). (if you stay in the right lanes, I 270 turns into I 70) Follow I 70  pass the Rt. 340 turn off, take the Middletown, Braddock Heights exit (#49) where you pick up Alt 40 west, by turning left at the exit ramp light. Follow Alt 40 over Braddock Mountain through Middletown over South Mountain and through Boonsboro. Take a left at Rt 68 [there's an Exxon station on the right, just before the turn;  our antique shop is straight ahead on the left about � of a mile in the old AUCTION SQUARE building, but don't go there now] Follow rt. 68 about 3 miles. The first creek you cross is Beaver Creek. Antietam Creek is on your left. When you cross Antietam Creek (the second bridge on Rt 68 - it's the same one Jackson used), take an immediate left into our gravel parking area. We're right across the street from the Devil's Backbone Park. The whole trip from Washington is 50 Very pretty miles from the Beltway.

From the North, take I 70  to MD rt. 65, Sharpsburg Pike. Go South on 65 about 5� miles to Md. Rt. 68. Take a left on Rt. 68. (check out St Marks church [1840's]  It's along the way on your right.It looks like Andrew Wyath painted it there and forgot to take it with him when heleft) Follow 68 about 2 miles till you hit the Creek. Our drive is at the Creek, on the right, before you cross the bridge.

If you get lost ask for directions to Devil's Backbone.


This is a regular Google search style map It can be manipulated N. E. S. and W. zoom in, zoom out to get the routes you need to get to Antietam Creek Canoe  (Also link to our 2 creek maps in the Canoeing section. They can help you get the run of the area. go to the lower map from the upper)

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