Riverbend park on the Potomac river in Fairfax County is a sanctuary for birds and native plants, and a natural classroom for nature lovers.

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Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB)
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Riverbend Visitor Center             image by Rob Nevitte

FORB is a 501c(3) non-profit citizens group dedicated to the responsible stewardship and preservation of the undisturbed natural beauty at Riverbend Park on the Potomac River and to safeguarding this Park as a natural 'classroom' for the inspiration, enjoyment, and education of all park visitors.
 Friends of Riverbend Park Board meetings are usually held at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Come on by. Members and prospective members are welcome.
  Get in touch with us:

FORB Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1481
Great Falls, VA 22066-8481


Directions to Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park may be reached by taking Beltway Exit 44 (Georgetown Pike Rt. 193) west 4.5 miles to right on Riverbend Rd. to right on Jeffery Rd. Proceed approximately 1 mile to the park's main entrance (Potomac Hills St.) on the right or 1.5 miles on Jeffery Rd to the Nature Center entrance and parking area on the left.

Read the 2013 Fall Newsletter (Word doc)

Read the 2013 Spring Newsletter (PDF)

FORB Board Members

Tim Hackman, President

John Hughes-Caley, VP
Caren Backus
Jack Bowles
Bryan Costa
Nicki Costa
Phyl Dahl
Cynthia Nordstrom Fisher
Hugh Morrow III
Rob Young

John Callow, Riverbend Park Mgr., ex officio



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