Riverdale Park Market Stats

Welcome to Riverdale Park

Welcome to Riverdale Park, MD, a historic city nestled on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay. Here in Riverdale Park, you'll find charming 18th-century architecture alongside bustling modern businesses, breathtaking waterfront walkways, and a vibrant arts and culture scene. This beautiful city offers active nightlife, an inventive culinary scene, and a packed community calendar with events for all ages. If you're looking for a fun, friendly, and historic community for your next home, then Riverdale Park might be just the spot you seek. Take a peek at what makes Maryland's capital such a unique place to call home.

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Things to Do

Showcasing its creative side, Riverdale Park has a town-wide sculpture gallery that displays artwork from local talent year-round. Check out more of the community’s rarities at the local Farmers Market, where you can find a wide range of homemade items from local businesses. And if you want to get to know Riverdale Park’s best residents, then visit Waggertail Dog Park to play with all our favorite furry friends.  

Parks & Recreation

Whether you want a day in the waves at the local splash park or some time on the trails, you have plenty of places to explore in Riverdale Park. In the heart of town, you’ll come across athletic fields and sports courts at the local community park. If you want to take your activities to the water, the water trails along the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers are perfect for canoe and kayak adventures. Plus, Prince George Country’s 150+ paved multi-use trails provide a sneak peek of the area’s breathtaking nature scene.

Education

Riverdale Park is served by Prince George’s County Public Schools—a school district with one elementary and middle school and two high schools. Alternatively, students in the area can also attend College Park Academy or DeMatha Catholic High School. Students who attend the local academy have the rare opportunity to earn up to 60 college credits by the time they graduate.

Shopping & Dining

The Station at Riverdale Park is your one-stop shop for the area’s best shopping and dining destinations. Designed also to be a beautiful outdoor space, The Station’s walkable streets will lead you along lush green areas and impressive art sculptures. For a classic meal, you can pick up a burger, a side of fries, and a milkshake from Elevation Burger. And if you want to do it real big, then stop by 2Fifty Texas BBQ for authentic Texas-style BBQ right here in Riverdale Park.

Local Events

Embrace Riverdale Park’s special traditions by participating in the community’s local events. Riverdale Park’s Town Council puts on community walks for residents to get to know one another and clean up the environment together. You can get to know local heroes—Riverdale Park’s law enforcement personnel—at the annual National Night Out. And at the end of each year, the Holiday Market and Festival of Lights gather residents to celebrate the holidays.

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Riverdale Park at a Glance

Travel & Commute

Washington, D.C.: 13 mi
College Park: 2 mi
University of Maryland: 2 mi
Major Roads: Maryland Routes 295 & 450, I-495

Quick Facts

Population: 7,200
Percent Growth: +3.5%
County: Prince George's 
Median Home Price: $465,000

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