• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA

Exploring the Potomac Heritage Trail Network

There are many different ways to enjoy the evolving Trail network. These pages provide a means to explore the network by regions and by activities.

 
 

Did You Know?

Brachyphyllum crassicarde fossil

During the Cretaceous Period, 120 million years ago, the Fort Foote property was swamp land, much different from today. Warm adapted plants such as Brachyphyllum crassicarde lived in this habitat (fossil photo to the right). As the climate began to change, this plant as well as many others died out.