Street Address
George Washington Memorial Parkway
Great Falls along Potomac River
Mc Lean, VA 22101
Mailing Address
C/o National Park Service
9200 Old Dominion Drive
Mc Lean, VA 22101
phone: 703-285-2966
Museum Type(s)
Mr. Jesse Reynolds, Superintendent
phone: 703-285-2965


Great Falls Park, a site that is part of the George Washington Memorial Parkway, is an 800 acre park located along the Potomac River 14 miles upriver from Washington D.C. The park is known for two things, its scenic beauty at the head of Potomac River fall line and the historic Patowmack Canal.The center features exhibits on the Falls, the area's history and its geology.