The Ultimate American Heritage Experience?
A component of the National Trails System, the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail (PHT) was authorized in a 1983 amendment to the National Trails System Act. Today, the PHT is an evolving network, connecting people, places, and stories through a variety of outdoor recreation experiences. The history and culture page explores the national significance of the PHT corridor, spanning five physiographic provinces and the Nation's capital between the mouth of the Potomac River and Allegheny Highlands in western Pennsylvania.
Last updated: July 18, 2017