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Scott's Run Falls

Scott's Run Nature Preserve is a nature preserve in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Located in McLean, it is bordered by Virginia State Route 193 to its south, Interstate 495 to its east and the Potomac River to its north. It encompasses 336 acres (136 ha) of woodland with its namesake, Scott's Run, flowing through its west side. Scott's Run originates in nearby Tysons Corner and enters the Potomac on the northwest side of the preserve. It is noted for its plant life to include hemlocks, which are rare for the area. It is a popular destination for recreation and hiking and is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.


This photo was taken as Scott's Run enters the Potomac river.

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Taken on December 28, 2013