• Paddling on the Potomac River

    Potomac Heritage

    National Scenic Trail DC,MD,PA,VA


Many books, guides, maps, pins, patches and medallions related to the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail network are available at park and museum bookstores and some items are available through Eastern National, a "cooperating association," at http://www.eparks.com/store/ and by calling 1-877-NAT-PARK.

Did You Know?

Map of Washington DC, Piedmont Plateau and Atlantic Coastal Plain

The Civil War Defenses of Washington exist because of geology and topography. The strategic high ground where the fortifications are located stretches between two considerably different geologic terrains: the Piedmont Plateau to the north and west and the Atlantic Coastal Plain to the east.