"Great Water Fall near a Great City - the VA side" Great Falls by Prinsalsita

Great Falls Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 46 photos

Great Falls is near Washington, D.C.
Here the Potomac River runs through and falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through a narrow gorge called Mather Gorge.

This explendid and natural site has become very popular visit not only for residents but also for world travelers visiting the Washington area.

Cascadas Grandes en el area de Washington DC

"The river here was a trading place for Indians and early colonists, and it is still a gathering place today. History buffs and geology enthusiasts find plenty to interest them in the ruins of George Washington's dream canal and in the natural structure of the gorge itself. " If you want to read more history on the Water Fall go to this website

Sunbathe on the Great Falls Park - Sol en Roca

One can just to take a walk, picnic with family and friends, or simply enjoy the view and the sun

En great falls uno puede pasear, hacer picnic con la familia y amigos o simplemente disfrutar de la bella vista y del sol

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:a Natural beauty near a huge city
  • Cons:there is no public transportation that goes there
  • In a nutshell:Nature, Water, rocks, all near the Capital of the USA
  • Last visit to Great Falls: Aug 2006
  • Intro Written Aug 27, 2006
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  • hersheybar's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2006 at 4:58 AM

    I visited Great Falls once.....I didn't get down to the water level howeverI was high above.

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