Great Falls National Park/Credit: Julie McCool Every weekday in August, Reston Now will be offering suggestions for a Summer Bucket List — things to do, places to check out and activities to try in and around Reston before summer’s end.

Obviously, different ideas will appeal to different residents in different age groups. 

Reston Summer Bucket List No. 18: Get to know Great Falls

We are looking again to the folks at the Fun in Fairfax VA blog, who are experts in local field trips.

We know how to get to nearby Great Falls National Park and take your basic hike and peek at the Potomac River. Fun in Fairfax has a list of “8 Great Things to Do in Great Falls,” which covers what’s beyond the park.

Fun in Fairfax suggests, of course, a hike, and they offer several routes leading to and through the park. They also say to dig into history at the Visitors Center, grab a pint at the nearby Old Brogue Pub, and playing at the playground at the Great Falls Grange.

See Fun in Fairfax VA’s entire list.

Photo: Great Falls National Park/Credit: Julie McCool 


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