Welcome to the Friends of Runnymede Park Website

"We care, because we all leave tracks."


Mission Statement:

The mission of the Friends of Runnymede Park is to protect, enhance, and preserve the physical, natural, and cultural heritage of this special public parkland in the Town of Herndon.

Throughout the year we will be offering guided walks in the park, highlighting birds, native plants, insects, frogs.

These will be posted on our Facebook page - be sure to Like us.

2019 Events:

Bird Walks -- 2nd Saturday every month

Jonathan Lacher leads educational walks through the park to see how many birds we can find. Meet in the parking lot at 8:00am and the walk will end around 10:00am. Wear sturdy footwear. Bring binoculars if you have them, but  if you don’t, we have some to lend. No fee or registration required.

Spring Native Plant Sale, Saturday, May 18, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This  springtime event takes place in Runnymede Park. Locally grown, pesticide-free, native plants are offered for sale.  Our two vendors, Watermark Woods, of Hamilton, VA., and Nature By Design, of Alexandria, VA, will be in the park ready to answer questions, give advice, and help you choose beautiful native plants for your garden.  For more information, click here Native Plant Sale

Fall Native Plant Sale, Saturday, September 21, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

This autumn event takes place in Runnymede Park.  Locally grown, pesticide-free, native plants are offered for sale.  Our two vendors, Watermark Woods, of Hamilton, VA., and Nature By Design, of Alexandria, VA, will be in the park ready to answer questions, give advice, and help you choose beautiful native plants for your garden.  For more information, click here Native Plant Sale

NatureFest 2019, Sunday, September 29, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Nature fun and learning for the whole family with activity stations throughout the park.
For more information, click here NatureFest 2019

Members of our organization are:

  • Stewards of Runnymede Park in Herndon, Virginia
  • Founders of the Native Plant Project in Herndon
  • Event organizers for the park including NatureFest and the stream clean up

Links:

For more information email: friendsofrp@yahoo.com

www.frpweb.org is the main website of the Friends of Runnymede Park, which is a non-profit organization based in the town of Herndon, Virginia, USA.