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Bookstore

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?

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.