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Sat, Dec 24


Great Falls

Trailhead Hike: Riverbend / Great Falls National Park, VA

Here’s the perfect prelude to your upcoming holiday festivities: a brisk hike along the wildest, most scenic stretch of the Potomac River – yet only a short drive away.

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Time & Location

Dec 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST

Great Falls, 9200 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22102, USA

About the Event

$5. Long hike: up to 8½ mi., 850 ft. ascent/descent. Moderate hike: various options.

Starting at Riverbend Park, part of Fairfax County’s park system, we’ll follow the river trail eastbound to Great Falls. There, a choice of loops takes us along the rim of spectacular Mather Gorge and past ruins of Matildaville and George Washington’s Powtomack Canal before we return to Riverbend.

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