Welcome to Great Falls
A nature lover’s dream with stunning views and hiking trails
As suggested by its name, Great Falls is home to breathtaking waterfalls and other outdoor marvels. You’ll find an endless amount of trails for hiking, horse trails, sprawling green space, and all of the local parks. It’s truly an outdoor oasis. This town is home to a very tight-knit community, which is reflected in all of the events that take place throughout the year. It has a small-town charm and friendliness, while still being suburban and having lots of things to do and places to go, including restaurants and the Great Falls Village Center. The real estate in Great Falls is attractive, with spacious properties and gorgeous luxury homes available on its market.
What to Love
- Exciting outdoor recreation and fun hiking trails
- Great Falls Park on the Potomac River
- Perfect for the equestrian lifestyle
- Local restaurants, shopping opportunities, and entertainment
The outdoors and nature are a defining feature of what life is like in Great Falls. All of the nature of the town makes the perfect backdrop for laid back living, with plentiful opportunities for all things outdoor recreation. Going on walks in the park, riding horses, and boating are just a few of the things that you will find the residents of Great Falls taking part in every single day. It’s highly pet friendly too, and many people here have dogs that they take with them while exploring their town. Great Falls locals are active within their own communities, and you’ll often see them socializing at community parks and gathering spots, or at any of the events.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Community members love to visit all of the local restaurants and shops that Great Falls has to offer.
For some excellent French cuisine, Great Falls is home to L’Auberge Chez Francois. It’s family run, and their menu choices have kept visitors coming back since it first opened its doors in 1976. When people are looking for a pub atmosphere, they like to visit The Old Brogue for classic quality pub food and drinks. Another popular eatery is Dante’s Ristorante. They serve delicious authentic Italian cuisine in a lovely indoor or outdoor environment.
Great Falls Village Center is often frequented by Great Falls residents for all things shopping and entertainment. It’s charming and unique, with lots of local shops, eateries, and coffee shops. Oftentimes, it is the site of fun community events, and every Saturday, they even put on a farmers market!
Things to Do
There is always something exciting going on in Great Falls, with outdoor recreation being one of the top activities you’ll find residents loving.
Great Falls Park is where people go to get a breathtaking view of the falls. They enjoy activities such as hiking, going fishing, and just taking in the great outdoors!
Another park that is a common site of local fun is Great Falls Grange. People come to do all kinds of activities, like heading to the family water park, going on picnics, playing sports at the athletic fields, or having a round of tennis.