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 »
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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Sorry, but there are no events between 12/01/2013 and 01/01/2014
Did You Know?
Those big black birds you see flying above Great Falls Park are usually vultures. Turkey vultures, like the one in the photo, have red heads. The smaller black vulture's white wingtips are easily seen in flight.