Natural Features & Ecosystems

Great Falls Park is located in an area of change. The Potomac River drops 77 feet in less than a mile here on its journey to the Chesapeake Bay.

On these pages, you can learn more about the Potomac Gorge and the Falls.

The Potomac Gorge- a downloadable brochure with information on the ecosystems of the Gorge.

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Last updated: August 13, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Great Falls Park
c/o Turkey Run Park
George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA 22101


(703) 757-3101
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