Head down to the river for the annual Great Falls Race! The main event begins at 11 am on Saturday September 10.
This downriver race is a quick, adrenaline-packed descent of 60 vertical feet through the Potomac's spectacular class V+ Great Falls. Watch top kayakers from around the nation dash down the falls and compete for the Great Falls Race trophy.
For more information, visit the event page >
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