Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

National Park Service, Maryland.

Over thousands of years, the Potomac River wound its way through layers of rock. Carving limestone cliffs, roaring falls, and serene winding bends, these waters created a landscape and shaped a nation. Today, the Potomac River corridor is rich in both history and recreation. Offering a chance to both explore your heritage and choose your adventure along the way. Start your journey below!

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The administrative office for the NPS Potomac Heritage NST is located at the National Capital Area Office. This is not a visitor center.

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