Our Partners

A group involved with the Potomac Heritage NST partners poses for a picture.

Volunteer & Get Involved

Our partners and volunteers help make the PHT network's existence possible, why not make a difference and join them?



Segments of the PHT network are planned and managed by many different agencies and organizations, and many rely on the contributions of volunteers. For information about a specific segment, contact the segment manager.

Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (Pennsylvania)

Great Allegheny Passage (Pennsylvania & Maryland)

Eastern Continental Divide Loop

C & O Canal Towpath

Washington, DC
Civil War Defenses of Washington/Fort Circle Parks Trail:

Prince George's County Potomac Heritage Trail On-Road Bicycling Route:

Piscataway Parks: Oxon Cove Park, Harmony Hall, Fort Foote Park, Fort Washington Park & Piscataway Park (including the National Colonial Farm):

Douglas Point Recreation Area:

Southern Maryland

Hiking routes & river access on State of Maryland lands:

Northern Virginia
PHT in eastern Loudoun and northern Fairfax counties:

Mount Vernon Trail & Potomac Heritage Trail (American Legion Bridge-Theodore Rosevelt Island):

Alexandria Heritage Trail (connecting loop)

Southern Fairfax County

Prince William County:

Fredericksburg & Stafford County:

Northern Neck of Virginia

Explore other components of the National Trails System

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

  • 2.5 miles of the C & O Canal Towpath are used as segments of the PHT and the AT, the only such instance in the National Trails System
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Visitor Center: 304-535-6331

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

  • Segments of the PHT within the tidal portion of the Potomac River corridor connect with sites along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT, a water trail
Washington - Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail
  • Segments of the PHT intersect and, in some cases, overlap with the historic routes
National Recreation Trails
A family walks along a tree shaded trail
Between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands, there are many volunteers, agencies, organizations and businesses that maintain the PHT network

NPS Photo / Guell


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Potomac Heritage NST Office
P. O. Box B

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-4014

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