Books and Maps
Looking for a guide to trails in Western Maryland? How about loding along the C&O Canal? Or a water trail map?
184 miles of adventure: Hikers Guide to the C&O Canal
A Guide to Food and Lodging along the C&O Canal
A Hiker's Guide to the Laurel Highlands Trail
A Passage through Time and the Mountains: The Story of the Great Allegheny Passage
Appalachian Trail Guide to Maryland and Northern Virginia with Side Trails
City within a City: Greater U Street Heritage Trail
Civil War to Civil Rights: Downtown Heritage Trail
Discovering the Tidal Potomac: A Cruising Guide and Boating Reference
Commoners, Tribute, and Chiefs: The Development of Algonquian Culture in the Potomac Valley
Great Little Walks: A guide to walks on the Great Allegheny Passage & connecting trails in the Pittsburgh Area
Hikes in Western Maryland
Images of America: Along the Potomac
Leaning Sycamores: Natural Worlds of the Upper Potomac
Life on the Potomac River
Linking Up: Planning Your Traffic-Free Bike Trip between Pittsburgh PA and Washington DC
The C&O Canal Companion
The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac and the Race to the West
The Great Allegheny Passage Companion: Guide to History and Heritage along the Trail
Towpath Guide to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal: Georgetown Tidelock to Cumberland
Walk and Bike the Alexandria Heritage Trail: A Guide to Exploring a Virginia Town's Hidden Past
Tidewater Potomac Heritage Bicycle Route
Guide to Recreation Trails in Northern Virginia
Potomac River Water Trail and the C&O Canal: Shepherdstown, W. Va. to Potomac Park, Md.
Potomac River and C&O Canal: Five Colorful Strip Maps
Map D: Trails in the Potomac Gorge Area
Did You Know?
George Washington's dream of connecting the eastern states with the western frontier led to the creation of the Patowmack Company. Locks were built around unnavigable parts of the Potomac River for improved commerce. The C&O Canal inherited the right of way after the Patowmack Company's demise.