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 »
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A Trash Free Park
On April 22nd, 2013, Great Falls Park started its trash free program.
All trash cans have been removed from the park.
Please be prepared to carry your trash out when you leave the park, and dispose of it properly.
A trash free program has many benefits, including:
Trash Free Frequently Asked Questions
Ideas for Cutting Down on Waste
Did You Know?
People used to ride a trolley to visit Great Falls Park. Dancing, a dinner at the inn, a walk down a lover's lane, and viewing the falls at night were all favorite activities.