Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park officials have reopened five miles of park property that was affected by Tropical Storm Isabel, according to a park news release.
The area is from milepost 22 to milepost 27, Pennyfield Lock to Sycamore Landing.
A total of 169.5 miles of the towpath are now open to the public.
The area that remains closed is from milepost 27 to 42, Sycamore Landing to Monocacy Aqueduct.
The Capital Crescent Trail and the Goldmine Loop Trail are open, according to the news release. All visitor centers are open at their regularly scheduled times. The bridges to Olmstead Island have reopened.
Other areas that remain closed include the Carderock Pavilion. Trees have been cleared from power lines in the Carderock area and the National Park Service is waiting for a contractor to repair the lines.