• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA

Exploring the Potomac Heritage Trail Network: Backpacking

Itinerary Region
Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail End-to-End* Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail

* Hike is broken into 5 smaller sections

Did You Know?

Fort Washington

When the Civil War began, Fort Washington was the only existing fortification for the capital's defense. Fort Washington, nearly 12 miles down the Potomac, was built to guard against enemy ships during the War of 1812.