Riverbend Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours: Monday & Wednesday-Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Closed Tuesday; Saturday-Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia

John Callow,

Riverbend Park

Naturally unique and sensitive

Riverbend Park's location on a Potomac River bend has created a rare combination of geology, plant life, wildlife, isolation and beauty.

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Upcoming Featured Events

Riverbend Park has high visitation weekends and holidays, usually between 9:30am and 4:30pm. During high visitation, there may be significant delays entering the park. When the park fills, entry to the park will close until enough parking spaces become available. During these delays, vehicles may not park near the entrance sign or along Jeffery road to wait. Consider returning at a different time. Please respect our park neighbors. If the entrance road is backed up, do not stop on Jeffery Rd or near the entrance sign to wait. Riverbend Park staff will be working to direct traffic and parking, please be respectful and follow their instructions.


12:30PM, (3-Adult) Have fun learning about local pollinators and using some invasive…



5:00PM, (11 to 14 years) Satisfies most of the requirements to earn the badge. See site…


Boat Rentals are closed for the season.

Job Openings

View job details and application information for openings at Riverbend Park.

Visit Resource Management Division Jobs to view the below job opportunities. 

  • Marina Attendant - Riverbend Park
  • Nature & Outdoor Education Camp Teacher - Riverbend Park
  • Volunteer Coordinator and Interpretive Naturalist - Riverbend Park
  • Park Maintenance and Marina Staff - Riverbend Park

For other park employment opportunities, visit the Park Authority jobs page.

Internship Opportunities

Visit Volunteer Fairfax to learn more and apply. 

Field Trips

A guide explains the workings of an Indian shelter


Several GIrls Scouts running across a field toward their tents


A display of cupcakes

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