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Huntley Meadows Park

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Va. 22306
703-768-2525


Trails open dawn to dark daily


Current Visitor Center Hours


Spring
March 1- April 15


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

9am- 5pm
Closed
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
noon- 5pm
noon- 5pm

Holiday Hours

April

April

01 Saturday
Beavers - Wetland Builders!

(Ages 4 to 16) 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Come learn about the largest rodent in North America and touch real beaver fur, feet, and bones. How did the wetland first form? Then let's go for a walk to hopefully get a glimpse of a live beaver!

Registration Code: 3402045401
$7 / $9
Vernal Pools Sketch Hike

(Ages 12 to Adult) 10:00 am to noon.

What is that awakening noise we hear in the park this time of year? It's our lively vernal pools filled with frog and salamander larva and adults! Learn all about Huntley Meadows' vernal pool habitats and visit a vernal pool to draw it's inhabitants. Meets at the South Kings Hwy entrance.

Registration Code:3402045201
$8 / $10
Nature for Tiny Tots

(Ages 2 to 3yes 6 mos) 10:00 to 11:00 am.

Children and their parent learn about plants, animals, and their habitat through songs, crafts, and activities. Topics vary each class.

Registration Code: 3402893901
$12 / $14
15 Saturday
Backyard Bats Alive!

(Ages 5 to Adult) 3:00 to 4:00 pm.

Meet live bats and learn about how these flying mammals live and why they are important to the environment. Join us to celebrate National Bat Appreciation Day!

Registration Code: 3402045101
$8 / $10

Boardwalk Astronomy

(12 and up), 8:00 - 10:00 pm.

What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above.

Registration code:3402865101
$8 / $10
21 Friday
Nature for Tiny Tots

(Ages 2 to 3yes 6 mos) 10:00 to 11:00 am.

Children and their parent learn about plants, animals, and their habitat through songs, crafts, and activities. Topics vary each class.

Registration Code: 3402893903
$12 / $14
22 Saturday

Evening Walk

(Adults) 7:30-9:30 pm.

Join naturalist PJ Dunn to hike the trails after dark, looking and listening for owls, beavers and other night animals.

Registration code: 3402881801
$8 / $10
23 Sunday
Birding for Beginners

(Ages12-Adults) 8:00-11:00am.

Interested in birding? We can get you started! Learn about the birds in the park and some basic identification skills. Program begins with an indoor discussion. Children ages 12 to 16 must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration code: 3402842501
$10 / $12
24 Monday

Jr. Naturalist Explorers Club

(Ages 5 to 12), 4:30 - 6:30pm.

Fill your curiosity of all things wild. Join us for naturalist guided nature walks and discover the wildlife that live in the forest, wetland, and meadows of the Huntley Meadows Park! Sun, clouds, or rain, we go out every day!

Registration code:3402045301
$8 / $10
29 Saturday

Sketch Hike: Birds

(Ages 12-Adults) 10 AM to Noon.

Join park naturalist and artist Margaret Wohler for a hike focusing on birds and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills.

Registration Code:3402031501
$8 / $10