Paw Paw Tunnel Shuttle offering and Info

The Paw Paw Tunnel is currently closed for thru traffic on the Canal. You can still enter the tunnel on the Paw Paw side and go through it but cannot exit. You must turn around and go in the way you came out.

Here are some various options for you.

Take the detour on either side going up and over the mountain. You can push or bike it.  It starts at the tunnel face on the Cumberland side and several hundred yards from the tunnel face on the DC side.

Shuttle options from Paw Paw side are as follows


Two options.

  Liberty gas station in Paw Paw to top of the tunnel mountain. This option is the quickest and fastest for someone that does not want to go up the mountain and does not mind the downhill.  No miles as lost on this option, however the downhill is steep in some parts. The Shuttle time is 10 Min, cost is $20.00pp.

  Liberty gas station in Paw Paw to Little Orleans Mile 144. There is no downhill or uphill in this option however you do lose 14 miles on the tail.  Travel time 30min, Cost $30.00pp  



One option.

Campground/boat launch area to Paw Paw tunnel parking lot. No uphill or downhill and no mileage lost. Cost $30.00pp. 30 min one way trip.



All payments are in cash, with correct change. Payment is due before you are shuttled. There is a minimum of two people and a maximum of four. No exceptions.  Your bikes will be in the back of a pickup truck and the inside is a 4 door and seats 4.  ALL RESEVATIONS ARE IN ADVANCE. Once we pick a time you must be prompted and waiting. We do not wait. Shuttle arrangements can be made by calling Andy @ 301-338-3678. If you get a voicemail, please leave a detailed message and I will get back to you. This is also the number for Canal Cabins in Paw Paw.


Safe Travels