Great Falls

Some photos from Great Falls Park (the Virginia side) where we stopped for a quick hike while it was nice out last Sunday. (We had previously visited Great Falls in 2006, seeing it from Olmsted Island on the Maryland side.)

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We also hiked a bit up the Patowmack Canal Trail, but it was rather muddy and we didn’t get too far.

Great Falls Park: Patowmack Canal Trail
Great Falls Park: Patowmack Canal Trail

From one of the overlooks we also saw kayakers going over the falls in the near-freezing water, and I got some fuzzy slow-motion video:

More photos here.