Park grounds are open from 7 a.m. to dusk.
Closing times are posted at the park.
Gates are locked at closing time.
March through November
Weekdays: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tuesdays
Weekends: Noon-5 p.m.
Winter Hours: December, January and February
All days: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Tuesdays
For Boat Rental Hours, visit Riverbend Park Boating
For further information about parks and permits, call 703-324-8516.
Riverbend Park has a visitor center with snacks, a gift shop, exhibits and riverside picnic areas. The park's nature center, separate from the visitor center, can be rented by calling the park at 703-759-9018. A picnic area and pavilion are available for rent by calling 703-324-8732.
Tucked away in a remote river setting, Riverbend Park has more than 400 acres of forest, meadows and ponds. Trails include a 2.5 mile portion of the Potomac Heritage Trail that links national and regional parkland. Paddlers enjoy exploring islands in the Potomac River. Families and serious anglers bring a boat or fish from shady riverbank. Nature highlights include spectacular river views, beautiful wildflowers and birds. The park features a magnificent display of bluebells in the spring.
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035