Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
The PHT is a diverse network of locally-managed trails and routes in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, spanning a corridor between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Highlands. Access to trailheads is possible through a variety of transportation modes.
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.