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

11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-767-3714


Capital Region
White building along a canal
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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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Admission/Tickets Required



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November 7, 2018
The Billy Goat offers a challenging trail that is good for all ages. It offers amazing views of the Potomac River and ends close to the Great Falls overlook. This is a must do attraction when in...
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October 28, 2018
Great Area for Hiking, Biking, Picnics or Seeing the Visitors Center & Falls Family members visited Great Falls Park in Potomac, MD on Sat. 27 Oct. 2018. We enjoyed learning the history of the Great...
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October 1, 2018
The visitor center is a little hard to get to if you are from out of town. Google and other apps wants to send you to the Virginia side. It is a really nice park and the rangers were very helpful. A...