• Great Falls of the Potomac in summer

    Great Falls

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  • No Water in Visitor Center Courtyard

    Portable toilets are available next to the visitor center on the side nearest the river. Restrooms with running water are available near the lower parking lot. More »

  • Great Falls Park Difficult Run Trail Closure for Repair Work

    Starting October 27, 2014 a portion of the Difficult Run Trail within Great Falls Park will be closed for repairs for approximately one month. The trail will reopen as soon as the repairs are complete, which is expected mid December, 2014.

Photo Gallery

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?

Low water during the summer months

The Potomac River changes dramatically throughout the year at Great Falls. The park and falls overlooks are open year round, and each season offers a different experience.