• 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 »


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Great Falls Park brochure

Great Falls Park hiking map: letter size- A detailed trail map with trail descriptions and distances in miles and kilometers. This is a .gif image.


The Potomac Gorge

Great Falls Park lies within the larger Potomac Gorge. Discover this fifteen mile long gorge in this brochure. Both files are .pdf and may take some time to load.

Potomac Gorge Side 1

Potomac Gorge Side 2


Did You Know?

A view of the Falls

Even though it may be a hot day, remember that swimming is not allowed in Great Falls Park. The Potomac River is fast, with dangerous currents, and is never safe for swimming. More...