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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
April 16 - June 30


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

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

Holiday Hours

May

May

06 Saturday

Spellbound for Salamanders

(Ages 7 to Adults), 10:00 - 11:30 AM.

Celebrate international salamander awareness day by taking a stroll through salamander habitat. Well try to find one or two and delve into the life of these secretive creatures and their role in forest health. Meet at the 6901 S. Kings Hwy. entrance. Please remove all dirt/mud from your shoes before arriving and we'll spray our shoes on arrival to help prevent pathogens. The walk length is 1.5 miles. No restrooms available at this entrance. Children 16 and under must be registered by accompanied adult.

Registration code:3402889401
$7 / $9
13 Saturday
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: 3402893902
$12 / $14

Evening Stroll

(Ages 7-Adults) 7:45-9:45pm.

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: 3402827902
$8 / $10
19 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: 3402893904
$12 / $14
20 Saturday

Live Animal Lunchtime

(Ages 3-Adults) 12:00-1:00pm.

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 a registered adult.

Registration Code: 3402036101
$7 / $9
26 Friday

Jr. Naturalist Explorers Club

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

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:3402045302
$8 / $10
27 Saturday

Wetland in Bloom

(5 to Adults) 10 am - Noon.

Take a plant ecology hike to the wetland during peak bloom of buttonbush, swamp rose, and lizards tail. Search for birds and mammals that use these plants for food, shelter, and nesting. Canceled if rain.

Registration Code: 3402842201
$8 / $10

Evening Walk

(Adults) 7:45-9:45 pm.

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

Registration code:3402881802
$8 / $10
28 Sunday

Birding for Beginners

(12 to Adults) 8 - 11 am.

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

Registration Code: 3402842502
$10 / $12