Great Falls National Park

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Great Falls National Park
Address
Great Falls Park
George Washington Memorial Parkway
McLean, VA 22101
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Fairfax
Phone: (703) 285-2966
Permit Information: (703) 285-2965
Fax: (703) 285-2223
Great Falls National Park www.nps.gov/grfa

At Great Falls, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the narrow Mather Gorge. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into the early history of this country. Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful 800-acre park only 15 miles from the Nation’s Capital.




Last Updated: 10/24/2013 2:10 PM
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