Friends of Riverbend Park


11/18/16:  Friends of Riverbend Park is presented the Elly Doyle ParService Award by Fairfax County Park Authority!


10/30/16:  We have updated our website design!  Please send any comments or feedback to

10/22/16: Election of three new board members - Congratulations to Eleanor Anderson, Kevin Dillon and Nancy Waugh!

Upcoming events

    • May 05, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA 22066
    Registration is closed

    No registration required!

    Native plants for sale include flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees indigenous to a region of North America prior to settlement of the area by Europeans.  Most species are self-seeding or perennial. The ever-popular Virginia Bluebells will be available for sale.

    Come early for the best selection! Any plants not sold will be planted at the park.

    PRE-ORDERS:  Pre-ordered plants must be picked up on 5/4 at a location in Great Falls to be provided. If plants do not emerge and look healthy by this date, we will refund your payment or replace with a similarly priced item.

    • June 02, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Riverbend Park Visitors' Center

    This year the Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB) is holding its annual benefit for Riverbend Park as a barbeque at the Visitors' Center on Saturday, June 3rd from 6 to 9 PM. Bring the family and come relax by the Potomac River on a summer's evening. Enjoy a glass of wine or a bottle of beer on the deck followed by a barbeque dinner catered by Mookies of Great Falls. Meet your friends and neighbors and make  new acquaintances. Explore the exhibits at the Visitors' center and learn about the many activities available at Riverbend Park. Campfires for s'mores and boat rides on the river will be available. Most importantly, support Riverbend Park with your attendance and tax-deductible donations.  Adults are $50 per person ($20 tax-deductible), children $25 per person ($10 tax-deductible) and families $125 per family ($50 tax-deductible). To register for the Riverbend Park Barbeque Benefit, click on the "Register" button at left.


Friends of Riverbend Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. PO Box 1481 Great Falls, VA 22066-8481

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