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Great Falls Park

9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102-1019
+1 703-285-2965
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Interesting hisyory

We stopped here on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. This area has so much history. They have a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kim G
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Fort Myers, Florida
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Go Early!

We are in Sterling for 4 weeks and decided to visit this park. It costs $10 per car (good for 3... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kona93
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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An 800 acre park located just off the Potomac river.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potomac river” (103 reviews)
“national park” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 06:59
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102-1019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and was pleasantly surprised. This area has so much history. They have a small auditorium that had a movie that was very informative (we were the only ones in there). It tells about the old canal system to bypass...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are in Sterling for 4 weeks and decided to visit this park. It costs $10 per car (good for 3 days) or $30 for a year pass, great deal if you live in the area. We read the park gets very busy on weekends...More

Thank Kona93
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had this on my list of parks that I wanted to visit, as I never knew it was a National Park, and I try to visit as many as possible. Stopped on our way out of DC. After we left the highway, it felt...More

Thank OurNCFamily
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit, beautiful and clean i didnt understand why they charge admission to the park though!

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very nice view , I didn't stop there , just I passed by and I like the view , beautiful place to get a fresh air 🤗

Thank Ruzzaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great stop on our road trip from Florida to Boston. Nice place to get out of the car and walk to the three overlooks of the falls. It is an easy walk to see all three overlooks and you can get some...More

Thank jandblair
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went here on mother's day. We arrived at about 11:00/11:30. We waiting in line less that 10 minutes to get in. We stayed for about 90 minutes. We noticed that the line had picked up quite a bit on our way...More

1  Thank Tinkerbellesmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the view of Great Falls from the Virginia side. There are several overlooks of the falls and an easy walking trail to the Aqeduct. There are several people that were doing rock climbing which was fun to watch and several people with their...More

Thank VIP7844
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour to Washington DC is complete only if you get to visit 'Great Falls Park'. Viewing the falls with a hot cup of coffee is an experience by itself. Off course a selfie with your partner would definitely add color to your visit. Its so...More

1  Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wether going for a hike or just a stroll, a bike ride or a proper run it is a gorgeous place all year round! Only 30 mins from downtown Washington. Definite must visit!

Thank rocio d
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Hlimpert86
Is this stroller friendly not just to see the falls but the walking/hiking path?
24 April 2017|
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Response from CatherineMorenoGamez | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are plenty of places in which you can use your stroller. However, there are some places in which the rock outcroppings hinder the trails, somewhat. If possible, use a child backpack rather or in addition to your... More
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Anne M
Can you bring your dog?
18 February 2017|
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Response from RJPick | Reviewed this property |
I always bring my dog!
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Anne M
Can you bring your dog?
18 February 2017|
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Response from Visiting612 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but they must be on a leash. Bring water, a bowl, and doggie bags too.
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