Riverbend Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Winter Hours open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia

John Callow,
Manager

Riverbend Park Events

 

Astronomy Night at Riverbend

01/20/2018 5:00 pm


(8-Adult) Meet at Riverbend Park’s visitor center throughout the winter to explore astronomy topics such as comets, meteors, moon phases and eclipses. End the evening around a campfire and roast marshmallows. The program from 5 to 7 p.m. costs $10 per person. Call 703-759-9018.

Winter Wonderland Hike

01/27/2018 9:30 am


(Adults) Join us as we work off holiday calories with a quick hike in Riverbend Park. Follow the hike with relaxing meditation exercises to find our inner winter calmness. Bring a mat. The program from 9:30 to 11:30 costs $12 per person. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Tree ID: Bark & Buds

01/27/2018 1:00 pm


(14-Adult) How do you ID a tree when the leaves and fruit are gone? Join us as we flex our tree ID muscles this winter and get to know a different side of our local trees. This program at Riverbend Park meets from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Call 703-759-9018.

Once in a Blue Moon

01/30/2018 5:30 pm


(3-Adult) Meet at the visitor center at Riverbend Park to observe the second and last supermoon of the year -- a Blue Moon. You’ll also get information on seeing the night’s total lunar eclipse. The program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. costs $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more, call 703-759-9018.

Winter Folk Tales & Music Campfire

02/02/2018 4:00 pm


Fridays, February 2, 16 & 23, (3-Adult) Join us at Riverbend Park as we learn about winter folk tales and local winter wildlife. Take a wildlife hike, sing nature-themed campfire songs accompanied by a guitar, and eat s’mores around the fire from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Call 703-759-9018.

Winter Wonderland Hike

02/03/2018 9:30 am


Saturdays, February 3, 10 & 24, (Adults) Work off holiday calories with a quick hike in Riverbend Park and relax with meditation exercises designed to find our inner winter calm-ness. The program from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. costs $12. Bring a mat. Call 703-759-9018.

Valentine’s Day is for the Love Birds

02/03/2018 1:00 pm


Saturdays, February 3 & 10, and Wednesday, February 14, (3-9 yrs.) Take a bird walk, make Valentine’s bird crafts and watch a ro-mantic bird-themed puppet show at Riverbend Park from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Astronomy Night at Riverbend

02/10/2018 5:00 pm


Saturdays, February 10 & 24, (8-Adult) Meet at the visitor center at Riverbend Park to explore a variety of astronomy topics. End the evening around a campfire and roast marsh-mallows. The program runs from 5 to 7 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. Call 703-759-9018.

Beatrix Potter Tea

02/23/2018 12:00 pm


(2-6 yrs.) Enjoy cupcakes and fruit punch or tea while hearing Beatrix Potter’s bunny tales. Meet a white tail rabbit, and make a bunny of your own. The program runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Hunter House on January 9, Great Falls Grange on January 18, and Riverbend Park on January 23. The cost is $15 per child. Call 703-759-9018.

Riverbend Park Classes and Camps

See all classes and camps at Riverbend Park.