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Photos of the Great Falls of the Potomac throughout the year.
Great Falls in autumn
A photo of the Great Falls on an autumn day.
The Falls on a Summer Day
Great Falls on a summer day.
The Falls in Winter
Great Falls on a snowy winter day.
A March Day
Great Falls on an early spring day, March 29, 2003.
A May Day at the Falls
Great Falls, taken May 4th, 2003
A Stormy Day
A stormy day at the falls, in November.
The river doesn't freeze, but ice builds up in the falls and along the banks.
Credit: National Park Service photo
Average water flow, with some storms moving through on November 24, 2012.