Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
The Trail network consists of many segments and includes portions of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. With numerous trailheads dispersed throughout various regions, accessing the Trail by many types of transportation is possible.
Please refer to our Directions & Transportation page for more information.
The administrative office for the NPS Potomac Heritage NST is located in Cook Hall near the Stephen T. Mather Training Center. The office does not provide visitor services.
The Trail corridor has a temperate climate typical of the Mid-Atlantic United States with four distinct seasons. Please refer to our Weather page for more information.
Weather associated with the PHT network is typical of a temperate climate, with four distinct seasons and variable precipitation throughout the year. Temperatures can vary from a high of 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to 0 degrees in the winter.