Plan Your Visit
The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a diverse, evolving network of trails and routes embracing portions of five geographic provinces and two major watersheds. Between the mouth of the Potomac River and the Allegheny Plateau in western Pennsylvania, the Trail network lies within parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Use these pages and links to plan your next hiking, biking, riding or paddling adventure, and explore the lands and waters that George Washington considered essential to the development of the Nation.
Start planning your visit! Operating hours, fees and passes, weather and safety, find downloadable guides and itineraries, maps, and events.
NPS Centennial with the PHT Network
Celebrate National Park Service Centennial events with the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail all year long.
The National Park Service is committed to making our parks and trails accessible to all visitors.
Be safe in and along rivers, and help maintain our resources along the PHT network!
Start planning your visit! Learn about operating hours, fees and passes, weather and safety, find downloadable guides and itineraries, maps, and events here.