• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA

Public Transportation

Public transportation options in many portions of the Trail corridor are extensive, including:

  • AMTRAK Capital Limited and Cardinal routes, making connections to Fredericksburg, VA; Alexandria, VA; Washington, D.C.; Cumberland, MD; and Pittsburgh, PA
  • MARC and VRE regional commuter train service (with a MARC connection to BWI International Airport)
  • long-distance commercial bus services, leaving near Union Stationlocal bus services

Did You Know?

Turkey vulture in flight

Those big black birds you see flying above Great Falls National Park are usually vultures. Turkey vultures, like the one in the photo, have red heads. The smaller black vulture's white wingtips are easily seen in flight.