• Great Falls of the Potomac in summer

    Great Falls

    Park Virginia

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  • Trash Free Park

    Great Falls Park is now a trash free park. Trash cans have been removed. Please come prepared to carry your trash out with you. More »

  • River Safety

    Learn more about how to stay safe around the Potomac. The Potomac has dangerous currents and going into the river is not permitted. Swimming and wading could cost you your life. Stay safe. Stay out of the river. More »

  • No Water in Visitor Center Courtyard

    Due to plumbing problems, there are no bathrooms available in the Visitor Center (VC) courtyard. There are portajohns behind the Snackbar for public use. *Please note: Restrooms near the lower parking lot are fully operational.

  • Weekend and Holiday Delays for Entry

    Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays when there is a good weather forecast, expect delays of up to an hour from Noon to 4pm when entering the park.

Contact Us

Phone

Visitor Information
703-285-2965

Fax
703-285-2223

Permits
703-289-2513

Street Address
The park's location, for use with maps, GPS, etc.

Great Falls Park
9200 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22102

Write to:

Great Falls Park
c/o Turkey Run Park
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, VA 22101

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Questions and Concerns:

If you have questions, comments, or concerns,
Click here to email the Superintendent's Office

Did You Know?

George Washington Memorial Parkway from the air

Great Falls Park is just one of the sites on the George Washington Memorial Parkway. There are many chances to explore history and nature along the Parkway. More...