Things To Do

People walk on towpath next to a canal system

The adventures along the Potomac Heritage Trail include the C&O Canal

NPS Photo / Guell

Hiking, bicycling, boating, running, horseback riding, cross-country skiing; birding, rock climbing and visiting historic sites: The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a network of trails, places and communities. You can explore the Trail network by region and mode of travel; explore segments of the Trail network; find links to maps for paddling; consider a range of activities for kids and families; In addition, you might consider opportunities to volunteer with a local group to assist with various kinds of Trail-related projects.

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