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The falls during the winter of 2009

The Falls during the winter of 2009.

National Park Service

Come enjoy the natural scenery and history of Great Falls Park on the web. The photos on these pages will take you around the park's 800 acres.

The Falls are one of the most recognizable features of the park. Visit that gallery to see pictures of the Falls throughout the year.

Unless otherwise noted in the caption below the photograph, all photos belong to the National Park Service and are available for public use.

 

Did You Know?

Upper portion of the Patowmack Canal

George Washington started the Patowmack Canal Company at Great Falls. The canal took seventeen years to build, and was one of the first canals built in the United States. More...