Riverbend Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours: Closed due to COVID-19 restrictions

8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, Virginia

John Callow,
Manager

Riverbend Park Events

Nature at Night

10/09/2020 7:00 pm


Learn what happens in nature at night. Each night will feature a different topic about nighttime life in the forest, on the river, in the pond, and at the meadow.

Salamanders Undercover

10/11/2020 1:30 pm


(7-12 yrs.) Assist a naturalist with a forest salamander survey, and help find salamanders in the park's streams. Learn about the secret lives of these important amphibians through hands-on discoveries.

Native American Campfire Cookout

10/17/2020 3:00 pm


Discover how native people used the resources where they lived to survive, and learn some easy recipes. Discover some native recipes and cooking techniques as you prepare native dishes to taste.

Nature at Night

10/23/2020 7:00 pm


Learn what happens in nature at night. Each night will feature a different topic about nighttime life in the forest, on the river, in the pond, and at the meadow.

Halloween Mystery at the Cabin

10/24/2020 6:00 pm


(5-Adult) Can you solve our history mystery at Riverbend Park? Meet people of the past and discover their secrets to uncover the mysteries along the Potomac as we walk through the woods. A sweet treat will reward your success. The program at Riverbend Park runs from 4 to 5:15 p.m. and from 6 to 7:15 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Children must be accompanied by a…

Halloween Adventure

10/25/2020 3:30 pm


(3-Adult) Join us at Riverbend Park for a Halloween Adventure. A festive wagon ride, complete with scarecrows, sweets and stories is followed by more stories and s'mores around the campfire. The program runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $12 per person. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Halloween Adventure

10/25/2020 5:30 pm


(3-Adult) Join us at Riverbend Park for a Halloween Adventure. A festive wagon ride, complete with scarecrows, sweets and stories is followed by more stories and s'mores around the campfire. The program runs from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $12 per person. For more information, call 703-759-9018.

Gourds and Gobblers

11/03/2020 1:30 pm


(2-5 yrs.) Wild turkeys still roam in Great Falls. Learn about this shy bird and other animals and plants that are an important part of our Thanksgiving tradition.

Nature at Night

11/06/2020 7:00 pm


Learn what happens in nature at night -- in the forest, on the river, in the pond, or at the meadow. Enjoy nighttime hikes, get a peek at nocturnal critters, make an awesome craft, and learn how these animals wake up when we go to sleep.

Native American Campfire Cookout

11/14/2020 3:00 pm


Discover how native people used the resources where they lived to survive, and learn some easy recipes. Discover some native recipes and cooking techniques as you help prepare native dishes to taste.

Gourds and Gobblers

11/17/2020 1:30 pm


(2-5 yrs.) Wild turkeys still roam in Great Falls. Learn about this shy bird and other animals and plants that are an important part of our Thanksgiving tradition.

Native American Campfire Cookout

11/21/2020 3:00 pm


Discover how native people used the resources where they lived to survive, and learn some easy recipes. Discover some native recipes and cooking techniques as you help prepare native dishes to taste.

Riverbend Park Classes and Camps

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