In Our Community

In Our Community

Local Community Services

Emergency: Dial 911

Non-emergency: 703-691-2131

Fairfax County Police Department

Great Falls Fire Department

9916 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, Virginia 22066 — 703-759-2300
The Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department is made up of men and women from Northern Virginia who donate time to serve as firefighters, paramedics, EMTs or administrative members.

Great Falls Library

9830 Georgetown Pike Great Falls, VA 22066 — 703-757-8560
Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesdays / Thursdays: 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Sundays

Great Falls Post Office

10001 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
Mondays – Fridays: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00am – 12:00 pm
Closed Sundays

Animal Control & Animal Shelter

703-691-2131

Poison Control

1-800-222-1222

Local Attractions

Great Falls Park

At Great Falls, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the narrow Mather Gorge. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into the early history of this country. Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful 800-acre park only 15 miles from the Nation’s Capital. Check website for visitor hours.

Riverbend Park

Tucked away in a remote river setting, Riverbend Park has over 400 acres of trails, forest, meadows, and ponds. Check website for visitor hours.

Colvin Run Mill

Colvin Run Mill, Fairfax County’s award-winning operational 19th century water powered gristmill, offers recreational and educational activities for all ages through daily tours, school programs and special events. Check website for visitor hours.

Great Falls Non-Profit Organizations

Celebrate Great Falls Foundation

The Celebrate Great Falls Foundation has taken on responsibility for our town’s major annual events, becoming not only the coordinating umbrella under which these hometown events reside, but also continuing to serve as resource for community projects.

The Arts of Great Falls

The Arts of Great Falls is a charitable non-profit foundation offering art classes, artists’ studio space, and a gallery for the community in Great Falls Village Centre. Learn more about classes, activities & community events at www.greatfallsart.org

Friends of Colvin Run

Friends of Colvin Run is dedicated to preserving the Colvin Run Mill, Fairfax County’s award-winning restored working example of 19th century water powered gristmilling technology.

Great Falls Citizens Association

To serve as a non-partisan community political advocate to promote all aspects of community interest accruing to a common good and to preserve the historic, low density, semi-rural character of Great Falls and its natural resources.

Great Falls Fire Department

On May 5th, 1942 the Forestville Volunteer Fire Department was incorporated to serve the citizens of Forestville and Fairfax County. Now know as the Great Falls Fire Department, it relies on thousands of hours a year in volunteer hours, in addition to a professional staff.

Great Falls Friends and Neighbors

Great Falls Newcomers has merged with the Great Falls Woman’s Club to form this wonderfully inclusive organization.

Great Falls Garden Club

Members of the Great Falls Garden Club are dedicated in their pursuit of knowledge and its application to improve their corner of the earth.

Great Falls Historical Society

The Great Falls Historical Society was organized in 1977 to promote community spirit by bringing the past into the present.

Great Falls Horse Network

Our goal is to provide online tools for horse owners and riders in the Great Falls area to communicate and share information about equestrian issues and activities in our area.

Neighbors International Foundation

The Foundation provides funds and volunteer services to support local charitable, educational, religious, public safety, and similar organizations that serve our neighborhoods and communities.

Great Falls Optimist Club

The Great Falls Optimist Club is dedicated to meeting the needs of young people in our community, to promoting an active interest in good government and developing optimism as a philosophy of life.

Great Falls Rotary Club

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

Great Falls Trailblazers

To develop safe, scenic, multi-purpose trails throughout the Great Falls community where people can walk, ride horses or bike.

Great Falls Studios

Promotes the artistic endeavors of Great Falls artists through its network of continuous communication, its several annual exhibitions, and other events in the community.

Great Falls Women’s Business Luncheon

Great Food and Networking for Business Women in Great Falls, Virginia

Analemma Society

The Analemma Society seeks to develop awareness, appreciation, and understanding of science through astronomy for children and adults.

Friends of the Great Falls Library

When you become a Friend, you help to enrich our community by supporting creative library programs for all citizens of Great Falls.

Turner Farm Events

Our goal is to maintain and support Turner Farm, a Fairfax Country Park Authority park located in Great Falls. Founded in 2011, TFE hosts horse shows, clinics, and other equine activities. TFE donates funds to the FCPA so that riders can enjoy the park free of charge and helps in the maintenance of Turner Farm Park.

Kashmir World Foundation

Collaboration and innovation through art, science & technology

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