• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA


The National Park Service brochure for the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail network is available through the Trail Office and many visitor centers. To recieve a copy by mail, click on "contact us" and send a note with your request.

Did You Know?

Bald Eagle

The Potomac River is often used by the bald eagle as a flyway. It is not unusual for them to be seen along the areas of Forts Carroll, Foote, and Marcy. Bald eagles also have successfully nested in Fort Circle Park areas in the southeast section of the city.