Riverbend Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Weekends Noon to 5 p.m.

8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia

John Callow,
Manager

Riverbend Park Events

Bluebells at the Bend

Bluebells

04/06/2019 10:00 am


Celebrate the Virginia Bluebells that carpet the early spring forest! Enjoy wildflower walks, face painting, live animals, moon bounce, live music, crafts and food trucks. $7 online until 4/5 , $9 at the door. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Bluebells and Bloodroots

04/11/2019 9:30 am to 04/11/2019 11:30 am


(Adults) Learn to identify Riverbend's beautiful spring ephemerals, and discover the folklore that has grown up around them, as we walk along the banks of the Potomac River. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $8 per person. Meet at the visitor center. The program will be canceled in the event of rain. For…

Build your own Bat House

04/13/2019 9:00 am to 04/13/2019 10:30 am


(3-Adult) Bats help eat mosquitoes and pollinate plants, but they are having a hard time. Help these important animals thrive by building a bat house to hang in your yard. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m., and the cost is $8 per person. Everyone must register. A fee of $15 fee per bat house is payable to the instructor…

Bluebells and Bloodroots

04/13/2019 9:30 am to 04/13/2019 11:30 am


(Adults) Learn to identify Riverbend's beautiful spring ephemerals, and discover the folklore that has grown up around them, as we walk along the banks of the Potomac River. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $8 per person. Meet at the visitor center. The program will be canceled in the event of rain. For…

The Egg Challenge

04/20/2019 1:00 pm to 04/20/2019 3:00 pm


(All ages) Join us for a classic STEM design challenge -- the Egg Drop. Build a structure that will protect your egg in a 10-foot-plus drop, then participate in a fun egg hunt by the Potomac River. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 1 to 3 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms

04/21/2019 10:30 am to 04/21/2019 12:00 pm


(2-Adult) Take a scavenger hunt wagon ride through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The cost is $7 per person, and children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Build Your Own Bee House

04/27/2019 1:00 pm to 04/27/2019 2:30 pm


(3-Adult) Have fun learning about local pollinators and using some invasive plants to build homes for native pollinators. The bees this house attracts are mason bees, pollinators and solitary bees that rarely sting. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Riverbend Park Classes and Camps

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