Exploring the Potomac Heritage Trail Network: Southern Maryland

The following itineraries are located in Southern Maryland. For more information on Southern Maryland, visit http://visitmaryland.org/southern/pages/Default.aspx.

A Visit to Indian Head, MD and Mattawoman Creek – Bicycling, Cross-country skiing, Hiking, Paddling, Wildlife
Explore Port Tobacco on the River – Bicycling, History, Paddling, Walking
Fort Washington and Oxon Hill – Bicycling, Birding, Hiking, Historic Site, History, Museum/Visitor Center, Wildlife
Herring Creek Loop Trail: Tall Timbers Landing and Herring Creek – Birding, Paddling, Wildlife
McIntosh Run Trail: Port of Leonardtown Park to Abell’s Wharf – Birding, Paddling, Wildlife
Piney Point Creek Trail: Piney Pt. Lighthouse Museum and Park Loop Trail – Birding, Museum/Visitor Center, Paddling, Wildlife
See Mount Vernon From Piscataway Park – Hiking, History, Paddling
St. Inigoes Trails – Birding, Paddling, Wildlife
St. Mary’s “L” Loop – Bicycling, Historic Site, Museum/Visitor Center
Sunken Ships and Fossils in Colonial So. Maryland – Birding, Hiking, Historic Site
Upper St. Mary’s River Trail: Great Mills Launch to St. Mary’s City – History, Paddling
Where the Potomac and the Chesapeake Meet: the Beginning of the PHT – Bicycling, History
Wicomico River Trail: Wicomico Shores Landing to Bushwod Wharf – Birding, Paddling, Wildlife

Last updated: December 27, 2021

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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


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