• 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 »

Goods & Services

Most major amenities can be found within a short drive from the park. This section of the website contains information on services available both in the park and in the surrounding area. The bookstore in Great Falls Park is open during Visitor Center hours. If you have additional questions, please contact the park.

Did You Know?

Ice in the Potomac and Falls

Water temperatures in the Potomac can drop to freezing and ice will form along the banks. However, the water is moving too quickly through the Great Falls to completely freeze over.