Our Partners

A forested trail

Special Message to our Partners

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Meet our Partners

Segments of the PHT network are planned and managed by many 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

Great Allegheny Passage

Eastern Continental Divide Loop

C & O Canal Towpath:

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

Southern Maryland Potomac Heritage Trail On-Road Bicycling Route:

Hiking routes & river access in Southern Maryland:

PHT segments in Northern Virginia:

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

Last updated: June 3, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Potomac Heritage NST Office
National Park Service
1100 Ohio Drive SW

Washington, DC 20242



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