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 the Billy Goat trail.


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11710 MacArthur Blvd
Potomac, MD
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Rated 5 by gr8bertino

April 14, 2022


Great Falls - Maryland Side

I have been several times to the Virginia side of Great Falls and hiked all trails. This was, however, my first time on the Maryland side. Although both are beautiful, the Maryland side was even...

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Rated 3 by Homecroft56

March 28, 2022


Disappointed - still closed for Covid

Stopped by on first visit and disappointed to find the Visitor Center is still closed for Covid in March 2022. Come on, man! The mask mandate is gone, no excuse for this to be closed. Walked around...

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Rated 5 by slc37918

November 13, 2021


Our favorite place in Maryland!!!

This place has it all - history, easy walks, challenging hikes, multiple outstanding waterways (great falls from the Maryland side of the Potomac) and unusual flora to experience. Easy to spend an...

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