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Great Falls Park Map and Directions

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Great Falls Park, an 800-acre park located along the Potomac River, is one of the most spectacular natural landmarks in the Washington DC metropolitan area. The park has two locations, one in Maryland and one in Virginia. For visiting details, see A Visitors Guide to Great Falls Park

Great Falls Map User Tips
General driving directions to both locations of Great Falls Park are provided below the map. Click on the map icons to get more information or specific directions from your location. Zoom in or out to see more detail using the vertical slider bar on the left hand side of the map. To recenter the map click and drag the map background. You can toggle current traffic conditions on and off by clicking on the Traffic button. You can change the type of map displayed by clicking on the Map button and selecting the desired option(s). To see Street View images, click and drag the orange man icon (located in the upper left hand corner of the map) to the desired location and release.

Great Falls Park Map

Directions to Great Falls Park in Virginia:
From I-495
Take exit 44 for Route 193 West, Georgetown Pike.
Proceed about three miles to Old Dominion Dr.
Make a right at the light.
The park entrance is about one mile ahead.

Directions to Great Falls Park in Maryland:
From I-495
Take exit 41 for Clara Barton Parkway toward Carderock/Glen Echo
Take a sharp left onto Clara Barton Pkwy
Turn left onto MacArthur Blvd
Follow MacArthur Blvd for 3.4 mi
At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit
Follow the road to the entrance to Great Falls Park

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