Nature & Science
The Trail network provides access to many unique ecosystems within five distinct geographic regions. Below are links to some documents to help you explore these special places. To recommend additions, please click on "Contact Us."
Paleontology of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail (Loughney, 2012; PDF 2.3 MB)
Did You Know?
Those big black birds you see flying above Great Falls National Park are usually vultures. Turkey vultures, like the one in the photo, have red heads. The smaller black vulture's white wingtips are easily seen in flight.