• 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?

Pothole carved by the Potomac River

The round holes you see in the rocks along the River Trail in Great Falls National Park were carved by the Potomac. Some of these potholes are large enough to stand in and can take over 500 years to form.