Riverbend Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Open Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Weekends open noon - 5 p.m.

8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia

John Callow,
Manager

Riverbend Park Events

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge

06/27/2018 4:30 pm


(2-Adult) Meet at the Riverbend Park Nature Center and embark on a journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh’s story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. The wagon ride program runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. For more information, call…

Canoeing Tour

06/28/2018 4:30 pm


(16-Adult) Experience the upper Potomac’s beautiful scenery and wildlife from the water at Riverbend Park. Start with an introduction to canoeing basics, then head out onto the river with an instructor. The 90-minute session begins at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $38 per person. This is not a whitewater tour and no previous…

River Fishing by Boat

06/29/2018 5:30 pm


(5-Adult) Fish for smallmouth bass and sunfish from a canoe or jon boat. Get started with an introduction to boating and fishing basics at Riverbend Park. The lesson from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. costs $16 per person. Previous experience rowing or paddling is not required. Boats and PFDs provided. Fishing rods and bait provided. This program will be canceled in the event…

Canoeing Tour

06/30/2018 5:30 pm


(16-Adult) Experience the upper Potomac’s beautiful scenery and wildlife from the water at Riverbend Park. Start with an introduction to canoeing basics, then head out onto the river with an instructor. The 90-minute session begins at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday and at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $38 per person. This is not a whitewater tour and no previous…

Kayak Tour-Wildlife of the Potomac

07/07/2018 5:30 pm


(14-Adult) Watch for deer foraging on the islands and os­prey and bald eagles searching for fish as we paddle through this wildlife-rich section of the Poto­mac River at Riverbend Park. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience is required. Kayaks are provided; one person per kayak. The two-hour program runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Download the waiver at…

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge

07/11/2018 4:30 pm


(2-Adult) Meet at the Riverbend Park Nature Center for a wagon ride through the woods to Poohsticks Bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh’s story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. This program runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and costs $7 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

American Indian Games & Crafts

07/12/2018 4:30 pm


(4-Adult) Play traditional Eastern Woodland Indian games of skill and luck, which were common during the period of first European contact. Enjoy oral story­telling, and make a game to take home during this program from 4:30 to 6p.m. at Riverbend Park. The cost is $12 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call…

Kayak Tour-Wildlife of the Potomac

07/21/2018 5:30 pm


(14-Adult) Watch for deer foraging on the islands and os­prey and bald eagles searching for fish as we paddle through this wildlife-rich section of the Poto­mac River at Riverbend Park. This is not a whitewater tour. No previous experience is required. Kayaks are provided; one person per kayak. The two-hour program runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Download the waiver at…

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms

07/25/2018 4:30 pm


(2-Adult) Take a scavenger hunt wagon ride through the meadow at Riverbend Park. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close. The program from 4:30 to 6 p.m. costs $7 per person. Children must be accompa­nied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Riverbend Park Classes and Camps

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