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?
Even though it may be a hot day, remember that swimming is not allowed in Great Falls National Park. The Potomac River is fast, with dangerous currents, and is never safe for swimming.