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 Visitor Center is open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily. Stop by for trail maps, brochures, and information.
Games and puzzles are available here. The highlight of the room is the please-touch table, where children can explore items they may encounter in the park.
Did You Know?
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.