In Our Community
Local Community Services
Emergency: Dial 911
Fairfax County Police 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.
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
10001 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
Mondays – Fridays: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00am – 12:00 pm
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.
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, 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
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 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 is dedicated to preserving the Colvin Run Mill, Fairfax County’s award-winning restored working example of 19th century water powered gristmilling technology.
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.
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 Newcomers has merged with the Great Falls Woman’s Club to form this wonderfully inclusive organization.
Members of the Great Falls Garden Club are dedicated in their pursuit of knowledge and its application to improve their corner of the earth.
The Great Falls Historical Society was organized in 1977 to promote community spirit by bringing the past into the present.
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.
The Foundation provides funds and volunteer services to support local charitable, educational, religious, public safety, and similar organizations that serve our neighborhoods and communities.
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.
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
To develop safe, scenic, multi-purpose trails throughout the Great Falls community where people can walk, ride horses or bike.
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 Food and Networking for Business Women in Great Falls, Virginia
The Analemma Society seeks to develop awareness, appreciation, and understanding of science through astronomy for children and adults.
When you become a Friend, you help to enrich our community by supporting creative library programs for all citizens of Great Falls.
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.
Collaboration and innovation through art, science & technology
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