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 »
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 »
The Patowmack Canal
Did You Know?
People used to ride a trolley to visit Great Falls Park. Dancing, a dinner at the inn, a walk down a lover's lane, and viewing the falls at night were all favorite activities.