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    Great Falls

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    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 »

Schedule Of Events

Please contact the park at 703-285-2965 for program reservations. If you are bringing a group, contact us ahead of time if you would like a ranger to lead a program for you. Visit this page for more information on ranger led group programs.

Dogs, with the exception of service animals, are not allowed on ranger-led programs.

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Nearby Parkway sites with Ranger-led programs:

George Washington Memorial Parkway- schedule for the Netherlands Carillon, Dyke Marsh, Fort Hunt, Theodore Roosevelt Island, and the Mount Vernon Trail.

Clara Barton House

Glen Echo Park

Arlington House

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...