Exploring the Potomac Heritage Trail Network: Northern Virginia

To find the most up-to-date information on the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail within the Northern Virginia Region, please visit the Northern Virginia Regional Commission's Potomac Heritage Dashboard. The Northern Virginia Regional Commission's Potomac Heritage Dashboard includes a detailed over of trail amenities, access points, and trail characteristics to plan your perfect route.

Itinerary Activity
A Secluded and Scenic Excursion on the Potomac Civil War, History, Paddling, Wildlife
Alexandria’s Canal Trail Birding, Hiking, Museum/Visitor Center
Alexandria’s Canal Trail: Bogs, Bluffs & Bays Bicycling, History
Bicycling Arlington Memorial Bridge to Reedville, Virginia Bicycling, Birding, Civil War, Historic Site, History, Museum/Visitor Center, Wildlife
From Riverbend to Great Falls Hiking, History, Paddling, Wildlife
Loudoun’s Potomac Heritage Bicycling, History
Nature and History Abound in Prince William Forest Park Bicycling, Camping, Hiking, History
The Ira Gabrielson Trail Hike Birding, Hiking, Paddling, Wildlife
Tidal Occoquan to Pohick Bay Paddle Tour Birding, Hiking, Paddling, Wildlife
Explore Woodlawn Historic District Historic Site, History, Museum/Visitor Center

Last updated: March 24, 2023

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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail
c/o Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
142 W. Potomac St.

Williamsport, MD 21795


This phone will reach the main line for the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

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