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River Park at Canal Place in Planning Stage

November 29th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

The River Park at Canal Place project is in the planning stage- and the Canal Place Authority is close to finalizing a request for proposals.  Located on the North Branch of the Potomac River, the river park would run from a planned access point adjacent to the YMCA on Kelly Road to below Canal Place at Elizabeth Street in South Cumberland. The park will include a whitewater attraction for kayak and canoe travel, along with trail connections, a spectator area and scenic overlook. Officials say the project could take years to complete but have also noted that it can be done in phases. Canal Place executive director Dee Ritchie hopes to have proposals in hand early next spring…


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