Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday through Monday. Closed Tuesdays.

10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22066


Colvin Run Mill Programs

Grinding Grain

First and Third Sundays, April through October
Noon-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
The miller will grind grain, environmental conditions permitting. Please call the site to confirm.

Tour cost: $7 adults, $6 student 16 and up with ID, $5 child and senior.


Blacksmithing Demonstrations

First Sunday of each month when the mill is grinding
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge and works with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils. FREE


Northern Virginia Carvers

First and Third Sundays in June, July and August
Noon-3 p.m.
No reservations required.
(12 years and older) Wood carvers lend their tools and expertise to help you uncover your hidden artistic talent. Create a creature from a block of wood. The lessons are free. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks.

A young girl smiles as she gathers straw to stuff in a scarecrow


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