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Great Falls Park Hike
This scenic 5 mile hike is like 3 different hikes rolled up into one. The hike starts out with stops at two overlooks to view the falls close-up and from a distance. Part 1 of the hike follows the Potomac River. Part 2 follows the mid-size stream called Difficult Run. Part 3 we hike through the forested interior of the park. Restrooms can be found at the Visitor's Center. We will be taking snack break near the 1/2 way point next to a small waterfalls. Without a park pass the entrance fee is $10 per car. Distance & Difficulty: 5 miles, flat/moderate hill Pace:[masked] mph, the pace of an average hiker. Our Break Location: the newly named "Rick's Falls" FIDO is Welcome on This Hike! Joint Meetup with: The Reston/Herndon Fitness & Activities Group and the Ski Club of Washington DC.

Great Falls Visitor Center

9200 Old Dominion Dr. · McLean, VA

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Welcome! Meet other local hiking enthusiasts to explore what our metropolitan area has to offer. It's our mission to visit some national parks in the country and international hiking destinations as well. If you're a nature lover who wants to take some time out of your busy life to get out in the woods and enjoy waterfalls, wild lives, and amazing views, you belong with this group. Enjoy life and stay in shape! Happy trails!

This meetup group is for adults only. No kids allowed on any hikes this group plans. Hikers assume own risk when sign up on the hikes.

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