• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA

Fees & Reservations

Some facilities within the Trail corridor charge a fee (e.g., some parks, historic sites, etc.) and some require reservations (e.g., shelters along the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail). Please check with a Trail management partner for current information.

Did You Know?

Dennis Hart Mahan

The design for the Defenses of Washington was based on a textbook published in 1836 called A TREATISE ON FIELD FORTIFICATIONS, by Dennis Hart Mahan. Mahan was a professor of civil and military engineering at West Point.