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Huntley Meadows Park

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Va. 22306

Trails open dawn to dark daily

Current Visitor Center Hours

April 16 - June 30


9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm

Holiday Hours



01 Saturday

Evening Stroll

(Ages 6 and up) 8:00 - 10:00 pm.

A naturalist takes you on a relaxing stroll through the park at dusk to tour the woods and wetlands to watch and listen for beavers, owls and other nocturnal residents. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration Code: 3403827901

$8 / $10

07 Friday

Safely See the Great American Eclipse

(Ages 3 and up) 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

Come out to your local park and learn about the science behind eclipses what causes them and why they are so locally rare. We will teach you the many ways to safely view the eclipse from where ever you are on August 21st. Program attendees receive a free pair of solar viewing shades.

Registration Code: 3403043701

$7 / $9

22 Saturday

Ancient Plants Sketch Hike

(Ages 13 and up) 10:00 am - noon.

Huntley's forests are home to certain plants whose ancestors have been with us since dinosaur times! Learn about the ferns, moss and their allies on a 1.5 mile hike (flat terrain) while keeping a complimentary field sketch book provided by Running Brooke Fund.

Registration Code: 3403834601

$8 / $10

29 Saturday
Evening Walk

(Adults) 8:00 - 10:00 pm.

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

Registration Code:3403881802
$8 / $10
30 Sunday
How to Draw Your Dragon(fly)

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

Join naturalist/artist Margaret Wohler (illustrator for Huntley's own Dragonfly Guide!) to learn tips and techniques for drawing dragonflies and other insects you might find in the park.

Registration Code: 3403820101

$8 / $10