Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table).

Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

(Potomac Heritage Trail Association)
Address:118 Park St., SE
Vienna, VA 22108

Phone:571-436-7801 - Phone
Web: www.potomactrail.org

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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

(Trail Administrator - National Park Service)
Address:Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail Office
PO Box B
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Phone:304-535-4014 - Phone
Fax:304-535-4020 - Fax
Web: www.nps.gov/pohe
Established: March 28, 1983. Description:Trail recognizes and commemorates the unique mix of history and recreation along the Potomac River. Much is already in place: the 184-mile towpath of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal in the District of Columbia and Maryland, the 18-mile Mount Vernon Trail in Virginia, the 75-mile Laurel Highlands Trail in Pennsylvania, and the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage from Cumberland, Maryland, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The trail begins at the mouth of the Potomac River and follows both banks to the District of Columbia. For 184 miles it coincides with the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath, then turns north, ending at Conemaugh Gorge. Trail encompasses portions of Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and is a catalyst for local recreation and conservation projects.
Legth: 704 miles.

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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

(Allegheny Trail Alliance)
Address:419 College Ave
Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone:888-282-2453 - Phone
Web: www.atatrail.org

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Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

(C&O Canal Association)
Address:PO Box 366
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Phone:301-983-0825 - Phone
Web: www.candocanal.org

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