Things To Do

A winter view of the Falls
A spectacular view of the Falls.  The Falls overlooks are a short walk from the Visitor Center.

Nearly a half million people come to Great Falls Park each year. The park offers many recreational opportunities, from a picnic with family and friends, to a hike along the Potomac River. This section will highlight the many activities available here.

Safety is an important consideration at Great Falls. Remember that swimming and wading in the Potomac are prohibited. Use caution while hiking near the river and cliffs.

Last updated: August 22, 2020

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

McLean, VA 22101


703 757-3101
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