Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail and where is it?

As of 2015, approximately 710 miles of existing and planned trails are recognized as segments of the Trail network. The Trail corridor spans two major watersheds and portions of five physiographic provinces between two points at the mouth of the Potomac River -- Point Lookout State Park in southern Maryland and Smith Point on the Northern Neck of Virginia -- and the northeastern terminus of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail in western Pennsylvania.

Where can I get the Trail stamp for myPassport to Your National Parksbooklet?

Potomac Heritage NST Passport stamps are available at many visitor centers and other facilities throughout the Trail corridor. The Passport stamp booklet is available from Eastern National.

How can I get involved?

Volunteers are important to complete and maintain the PHT network. You can help by contacting a Trail management partner or a volunteer organization.

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