Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Fall fun on the farm from September 24th through October 31st.
Have a frightfully good time at one of these Fairfax County Halloween events - happening throughout October.
More than 400 artists and craftspeople come to the Dulles Expo Center Oct. 21-23.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Play, eat, drink, and have fun at Springfield Town Center!
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
< Back to Results

Colvin Run Mill

  • Address:
    10017 Colvin Run Rd.
    Great Falls, VA 22066
  • Phone:
    (703) 759-2771

Colvin Run Mill is an early 19th century wooden water wheel and operating gristmill. The miller’s house includes an exhibit about the process of milling and the families who operated the mill. An exhibit in the renovated 20th century dairy barn features the history of the Great Falls community around the mill. Bring your family, friends or a whole group and explore the beautifully wooded and landscaped grounds. Have a picnic, shop at the general store for stone-ground cornmeal, wheat flour and grits, "penny" candy, toys, books, jewelry, snacks and drinks. Take a short stroll on the nature trail or a longer hike on the nearby Cross County or Rails to River trails. February through December, enjoy special programs including live music, craft demonstrations, ice cream making, seasonal activities and summer camp. Guided tours are offered six days a week throughout the year.

Metro Information
  • Distance to Nearest Metro Station (mileage): 7
  • Nearest Metro Station: Wiehle- Reston East
  • Metro Line(s): Silver