Great Falls Park in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Great Falls Park

9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

National Parks

About Great Falls Park

A small national park site in Virginia on 800 acres along the banks of the Potomac River. This place is blessed with rich natural beauty and soo many water resources and also has a  vast variety of flora and fauna.



Attractions near Great Falls Park

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve5.98km from Great Falls Park

A nature preserve which was located at Mc lean which is noted for including eastern hemlocks among its plant life, which are rare for the area. It is a popular destination for recreation and hiking and is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.

This is a performing arts center located on 117 acres of national parkland in unincorporated Fairfax County. The Foundation presents performances in the Filene Center from May through September and at The Barns at Wolf Trap year-round. The latter venue is adjacent to but outside the park proper. In addition, the Foundation operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a resident company for young opera singers.

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens6.65km from Great Falls Park

This is a 100 plus acre botanical garden which was located in Vienna, Virginia. There is plenty of ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections. Discover local flora and fauna among lakes, forests and meandering walking trails. Take in majestic views of the Piedmont hills, explore the Korean Bell Garden or pay a visit to our restored 18th Century log cabin and so more.

The CIA Museum10.4km from Great Falls Park

The CIA Museum, administered by the Center for the Study of Intelligence, is a national archive for the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibition of intelligence artifacts, culture, and history. Its collection includes material associated with all activities of the CIA's predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services, a material associated with activities of foreign intelligence organizations, and material associated with the history and mission of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Algonkian Regional Park12.73km from Great Falls Park

The 838-acre park which was located on the Potomac River in Sterling, Virginia is owned and operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and contains open fields, picnic shelters, rental cottages, an event center for weddings and meetings, a boat launch with access to the Potomac River, the Volcano Island water park open from May to September, and an 18-hole golf course. The park is bisected by the Potomac Heritage Trail.

Oak Hill16.11km from Great Falls Park

Oak Hill is a mansion and plantation located in Aldie, Virginia that was for 22 years a home of James Monroe, the fifth U.S. President. It is a National Historic Landmark, but privately owned and not open to the public.

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Fairfax County16 attractions

A county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was Commonwealth's most populous jurisdiction and this county is blessed with so many beautiful places and so many interesting areas are there.