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Great Falls Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 47 photos

The Great Falls of the Potomac are west of Washington DC and South of Baltimore, Maryland. They are located in Great Falls National Park in both Maryland and across the river in Virginia. The falls are a series of cascades and white water rapids located on a two-thirds mile area of the Potomac River. The river actually drops about 76 feet over this distance.

  • Last visit to Great Falls: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated Jul 10, 2006
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2015 at 5:58 PM

    I lived in Great Falls for 2 months back in '84

  • kevanrijn's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2007 at 2:15 AM

    I used to live in Potomac, MD--less than a quarter of a mile from the intersection of Falls Road and River Road. Great Falls is a lovely place--and it seems more like it's located in West Virginia than only 18 miles fm downtown DC.

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2006 at 6:18 AM

    looks like a great place to visit

  • ForestqueenNYC's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2006 at 10:09 AM

    I love great falls. I used to go there when I was in college a hundred years ago. Did you ever go to Old Anglers' Inn while you were out there?


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