River Bend Nature Center's mission is to help people discover, enjoy, understand and preserve the incredible natural world that surrounds us all. We achieve this through the following:Providing educational programming for formal and nonformal groups including K-12 schools, preschools, youth, and scout group

1. Conducting environmental education through public programming for families and the general public.

2. Carrying out special events for the general public to promote the outdoors and foster environmental appreciation.

3. Encouraging the love of nature by providing opportunities for recreation and land stewardship activities on over 743 acres and 10 miles of multi-use trails for public use.