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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

February

February

04 Saturday

World Wetlands Day Celebration!

(Ages 4 and up) 12 to 2 pm.

Come celebrate the importance and beauty of wetlands! Learn why these unique ecosystems are significant to people, plants and animals. How was the Huntley Meadows wetland formed? What can we do to help protect these fading treasures? Join us for presentation and education stations, a guided wetland walk and crafts.

Registration Code: 3401040701
$8 / $10
11 Saturday

Evening Walk

(Adults) 5:15 - 7:15 pm.

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

Registration Code: 3401881801
$8 / $10
12 Sunday
Live Animal Lunchtime

(Ages 3 and up) 12:00- 1:00 pm.

Bring your lunch and dine with a special animal guest; a snake, turtle, or toad! Learn about their diet, adaptations, and habitat through crafts and hands-on learning for adults and children. Dessert is our treat! Children younger than 16 years must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration code: 3401036101
$7 / $9
15 Wednesday
Winter Wetlands and Forests

(Ages 6 to 13) 4:45 to 5:10 pm.

5 classes

Get out of the house and explore the park during one of the most beautiful times of year! Winter offers an exciting backdrop to environmental science studies. Learn how plants and animals adapt to the season through educational hikes, hands-on activities, journal-keeping, and games

Registration Code:3401821301
$87 / $102
18 Saturday

Sketch Hike:Winter Trees and Landscapes

(Ages 12 and up), 10 am to noon.

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

Registration code: 3401027702
$8 / $10
25 Saturday
Winter Birds and Feeder Workshop

(Ages 3 and up) 12 to 2 pm

oin us to learn about the resilient birds that call Huntley Meadows Park and your backyard home during winter. Make your own pine cone bird feeder to take home and watch as your new friends visit. Learn how to identify winter birds through calls, games and activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration Code: 3401041201
$8 /$10
Evening Woodcock Walk

(Adults) 5:30 to 7 pm

Take an evening stroll through the forest to one of the park's largest meadows. We'll listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship dance and flight. Bring a flashlight. Approximately 1.5 mile walk on uneven terrain. Canceled if rain.

Registration Code: 3401834001
$7 / $9
26 Sunday

Birding for Beginners: Winter Birds

(Ages 12 and up) 8 - 11 am.

Interested in winter birding? Learn about the winter birds found in the Park plus some basic identification skills. Program begins with an indoor discussion. Children ages 12 to 16 years must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Registration Code: 3401837401
$10 / $12