The Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail is a designated National Scenic Trail corridor that will connect various trails and historic sights through the states of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. When completed, the proposed 704-mile trail will trace the outstanding natural and cultural features of the Potomac River Basin.
The PHNST is administered by the National Park Service.
Postal Address: PHNST Office, NPS, P.O. Box B, Harpers Ferry, WV 25245
Web page: www.nps.gov/pohe/index.htm
Volunteer-based organization for the PHNST: Segments of the trail are managed by a variety of agencies and organizations, most often assisted by a corps of volunteers. These are shown at www.nps.gov/pohe/parkmgmt/partners.htm .