• Great Falls of the Potomac in summer

    Great Falls

    Park Virginia

Permits

Permits are required for certain activities within the park. There is a fee for permit applications. These include:

  • Weddings
  • Catered picnics
  • Any activity in which participants are paying to participate, such as tours or classes
  • Religious services and ceremonies
  • Competitions, such as orienteering or trail races
  • Filming in the park

Incidental Business Permits are required for any business that will be bringing paying clients into the park for any reason, including:

  • Rock climbing
  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking tours
  • Kayaking, rafting, and canoeing

Additional information or to apply for a permit.

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