Riverwood is one of the first villages that the player can encounter as it is very close to the exit point of the introductory quest line. It is a logging town located around forests and rivers.
The town itself is fairly small but it contains everything you need including a blacksmith, a tavern Sleeping Giant Inn, a general store Riverwood Trader, and other ways to have fun and make a little money in the process.
- Alvor, blacksmith
- Camilla Valerius, co-owner of Riverwood Trader
- Delphine, innkeeper
- Embry, town drunk
- Faendal, mill worker
- Gerdur, owner of lumber mill
- Hilde, town loon
- Hod, mill worker/owner of lumber mill
- Lucan Valerius, Riverwood Trader
- Orgnar, innkeeper
- Stump, dog
- Sven, bard
There are numerous quests that can be found in Riverwood or involve going to the town, most involve getting comfortable with the various paths you can take in the game.
 Story Quests
 Side Quests
 Faction Quests
|Holds||Eastmarch • Falkreath • Haafingar • Hjaalmarch • The Pale • The Reach • The Rift • Whiterun • Winterhold|
|Cities||Dawnstar • Falkreath • Markarth • Morthal • Riften • Solitude • Whiterun • Windhelm • Winterhold|
|Towns||Dragon Bridge • Helgen • Ivarstead • Karthwasten • Riverwood • Rorikstead • Shor's Stone|
|Forts||Fort Amol • Fort Greenwall • Fort Greymoor • Fort Snowhawk • Fort Sungard • High Hrothgar • Northwatch Keep • Sky Haven Temple • Western Watchtower|