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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


Winter
Dec-Feb


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

11am- 4pm
Closed
11am- 4pm
11am- 4pm
11am- 4pm
11am- 4pm
11am- 4pm

Holiday Hours

March

04 Saturday
Winter Tree ID

(Ages 12 - Adults) Noon - 2 pm.

Do you know your sweet gum from your hickory? Come learn winter tree identification basics and go for a hike to practice new skills.

Registration code: 3401027802
$8 / $10
Family Woodcock Walk

(Ages 8-Adults) 5:30-7:00pm.

(8-Adult) Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of the park's large meadows. Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight. Approximately 1.5 mile walk on uneven terrain. Canceled if rain. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration Code: 3401011902
$7 / $9
10 Friday
Family Owl Outing

(Ages 6 to Adult) 5:45 - 7:15 pm.

Discover the secret world of owls! Learn what makes these raptors excellent predators of the night with a presentation followed by a hike on the trail to hopefully hear or spot one of Huntley's resident owls. Children must be accompanied by a registered,paying adult.

Registration Code:3401036202
$7 / $9
11 Saturday
Festival of Owls

(Ages 4 to Adult) Noon - 2 pm.

Meet local live owls up close and personal! Learn how these raptors live, hunt, and survive. Touch real owl feathers and bones, dissect owl pellets and make an owl craft. Learn how you can help protect these illusive birds of the night. Optional additional cost to purchase an owl pellet to dissect with the aid of a naturalist.

Registration code: 3401041101
$9 / $11
Evening Woodcock Walk

(Adults) 5:45 - 7:15 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:3401834002
$7 /$9
12 Sunday
Live Animal Lunchtime!

(Ages 3-Adults) 12:00 to 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 under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration Code:3401036102
$7 / $9
18 Saturday
Family Woodcock Walk

(Ages 8- and up) 6:45 - 8:15pm.

Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of the park's large meadows. Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight. Approximately 1.5 mile walk on uneven terrain. Canceled if rain. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Registration Code: 3401011903
$7 / $9
25 Saturday
Spring Awakening Sketch Walk

(Ages 11 and up) 10:00 - noon 

Celebrate spring by learning to spot early bright signs of seasonal change, while learning how to draw outdoors. We will be reading sections of 'The Forest Unseen' by David George Haskell and taking a 1.5 mile walk to the wetland. Drawing materials included in the cost of the class, courtesy of the RunningBrooke Fund.

Registration code:3402837501
$8 /$10
Evening Woodcock Walk

(Adults) 6:45 - 8:15 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
Evening Stroll

(Ages 6 and up) 7:00 - 9:00 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:3402827901
$8 /$10