C&O Canal National Historical Park-Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

White building along a canal Photo
The Great Falls Tavern area of the C&O Canal features a visitor center, replica canal boat rides, an overlook of the Great Falls of the Potomac and Billy Goat trail.


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11710 MacArthur Blvd
Potomac, MD
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Rated 5 by Christine231970

February 07, 2020


Hiking on my 50th Birthday

February 3rd, my 50th birthday, turned into a sunny, spring-like day. Lovely. I wanted to spend my birthday outdoors due to the beautiful weather. I had never visited the Maryland-side if Great Falls...

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Rated 5 by Caroline R

November 10, 2019

Caroline R

One of the top 10 places to visit in Maryland

This place has unbelievable beauty, it is exquisite, and I find I feel so restored when I visit it. It can be for a short or long walks, for hiking or kayaking or simply to breathe fresh air. It is...

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Rated 5 by mk4526

October 13, 2019


Historical and Truly The Great Falls

Very busy on weekends and holidays but this park and visitor center is always a pleasure. Truly a magnificent view and serene place to visit. Hiking, dog walks, biking, and scenic views.

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