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?


Partners by Segment on the PHT Network

Segments of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail network are managed by many different agencies and organizations, and many rely on the contributions of volunteers. For information about a specific segment, please contact the Trail manager.

Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (Pennsylvania)

Great Allegheny Passage (Pennsylvania & Maryland)

Eastern Continental Divide Loop Trail

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:

Oxon Cove Park, Harmony Hall, Fort Foote Park, Fort Washington Park & Piscataway Park:

Douglas Point Recreation Area:

Southern Maryland

Potential hiking routes on State of Maryland lands

Northern Virginia
Eastern Loudoun and northern Fairfax Counties:

Mount Vernon Trail:

Alexandria Heritage Trail

Southern Fairfax County

Prince William County (planned):

Government Island Trail & Historic Falmouth-Ferry Farm Trail (planned):

Virginia's Northern Neck

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 Potomac Heritage and the Appalachian national scenic trails, 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
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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