• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA

Things To Do

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. The links to the pages in this section suggest ways to explore the Trail network by region, mode of travel and Trail segment. In addition, you might consider opportunities to volunteer to assist with Trail-related projects.

Did You Know?

Ice in the Potomac and Falls

Water temperatures in the Potomac can drop to freezing and ice will form along the banks. However, the water is moving too quickly through the Great Falls to completely freeze over.