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Experience Great Falls

on November 27 2013

Great FallsLocated just 15 miles from the Nation's capital, the Great Falls of the Potomac (so named by the first European colonists) is considered the most spectacular natural landmark in the DC metropolitan area. Here, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through a narrow gorge.

Visit Great Falls via the Chesapeake & Ohio National Historic Park (on the Maryland side) or Great Falls Park (on the Virginia side).


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