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 »
The closest gas stations can be found in the towns of McLean and Great Falls.
To get to McLean, go straight at the light as you exit the park. Follow Old Dominion Drive for approximately two miles. The gas station is on the left.
To get to Great Falls, as you exit the park, take a right at the traffic light onto Georgetown Pike. Continue straight on Georgetown Pike for approximately two miles. The gas stations are on the left.
Did You Know?
There used to be a carousel at Great Falls Park. A flood caused by Hurricane Agnes in 1972 damaged the carousel beyond repair.