Great Falls Park: Maryland

This past weekend, The BF, my daughter and I took a trip to Great Falls Park.

Great Falls Park, is a National Historic Park, that can be easily accessed from Maryland, DC and West Virgina. In fact, when we reached the Great Falls we were able to look across and see people in the observation deck from the West Virgina side. How neat is that?


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Great Falls Park: Potomac River

We enjoyed our time there even though it was super hot!

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Great Falls Park: Potomac River

It was nice to observe the awesomeness of Gods handiwork.

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The sun was very bright. Please ignore the squinting. 😉

It also gave us a chance to hang out together… even if the sun was in our eyes!


Guess what? We even got a chance to see how the aqueducts were used to let boats access bodies of water.

What is an aqueduct?


a. A pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source, usually by gravity.
b. A bridgelike structure supporting a conduit or canal passing over a river or low ground.

These aqueducts were manual. I’m unsure how long they have been in existence’ however, I do know in order to open them it was done manually. The BF took a video and when I get around to uploading it on Youtube, I’ll be sure to post it here.

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Gorgeous pics! Fun time! Love seeing sites of nature from other bloggers! And the photo of the 3 of you is TOO CUTE 🙂

We had an aquaduct that was destroyed several years ago by a tornado – I think it was about 45 minutes from where I live.
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Lovely place. Wait a minute! That’s your little girl? Hey! She sure isn’t little any longer, grown up to be such a pretty lady now. Hmmm…get your shotgun ready – keep the wolves away. LOL!!!
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