The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a diverse, braided network of trails and routes within portions of five geographic areas. The links below take you to primary Web sites for existing and some planned Trail network segments.
- 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, within Laurel Ridge State Park
- 74 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage between Ohiopyle and Cumberland, managed by a coalition of organizations and agencies
- the Eastern Continental Divide Loop Trail, a 150-mile multi-modal network in Garrett County, MD, and Somerset County, PA
- 184.5-mile Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath within Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park
- a 30-mile linear park system in Loudoun County and northern Fairfax County, VA, including trails within Algonkian Regional Park, Riverbend Park, Great Falls Park and Scott's Run Nature Preserve
- 2 partially-completed routes within the District of Columbia--the 23-mile Fort Circle Parks Trail, part of the Civil War Defenses of Washington, and a multi-use route between Georgetown and Oxon Cove Park
- 18.5-mile Mount Vernon Trail and the 10-mile Potomac Heritage Trail within George Washington Memorial Parkway
- 27-mile Potomac Heritage Trail On-Road Bicycling Route in Prince Georges County, MD
- 1-mile trail along the north shore of Piscataway Creek in Piscataway Park
- 2-mile routes within Nanjemoy Natural Resource Management Area, Charles County, and Smallwood State Park, MD
- Southern Maryland Potomac Heritage Trail Bicycling Route in Charles and Saint Mary's counties
- two 4.5-mile routes in Prince William Forest Park and a partially-completed route between Powell's Creek and Mount Vernon in southern Fairfax and Prince William County, VA, including routes on Mason Neck
- existing and planned PHT segments in Stafford and King George counties, VA, including the 2-mile Government Island Trail loop, the 5-mile Belmont-Ferry Farm Trail, and the 13-mile Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail
- the Northern Neck Heritage Trail Bicycling Route network in the four-county area of Westmoreland, Northumberland, Lancaster and Richmond, VA
Additional Trail segments, particularly those that eliminate gaps and contribute to a continuous network, can be recognized in the future.