The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a growing network of trails between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. The "Our Partners" section of this site provides links to the Web sites of agencies and organizations that manage segments of the Trail network.
You may also click here to view or download a report on Potomac Heritage NST Office activities and notable projects during fiscal year 2012 (1 Oct. 2011 - 30 Sept. 2012) as well as some highlights of Trail-related activities by Trail management partners.
Route Marking and Graphic Identity (6MB): Click here for a Powerpoint presentation developed for the 2012 Potomac Heritage NST Roundtable.
Did You Know?
Canal historians estimate approximately 35,000 laborers helped dig the C&O Canal as well as build aqueducts, culverts, locks, lock houses, etc. It took 22 years to build the canal from Georgetown, DC to Cumberland, MD. Much of the workforce were immigrants from Ireland and western Europe.