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 Great Falls Park bookstore is open seven days a week, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with extended hours during the spring, summer, and early fall months. Contact the park at 703-285-2965 for current hours.
Click here to visit the bookstore's website.
Did You Know?
The round holes you see in the rocks along the River Trail were carved by the Potomac. Some of these potholes are large enough to stand in and can take over 500 years to form.