Huntley Meadows Weather
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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

Odonata

Dragonflies

Common Name

Scientific Name

Darners Aeshnidae
Shadow Darner Aeschna umbrosa

Green Darner

Anax junius
Springtime Darner Basiaeschna janata
Swamp Darner Epiaseschna heros
Taper-tailed Darner Gomphaeschna antilope
Clubtails Gomphidae
Unicorn Clubtail Arigomphus villosipes
Lancet Clubtail Gomphus exilis
Common Sanddragon Progomphus obscurus
Dragonhunter Hagenius brevistylus
Spiketails Cordulegastridae
Twin-spotted Spiketail Cordulegaster maculata
Arrowhead Spiketail Cordulegaster obliqua
Emeralds Corduliidae
Prince Baskettail Epitheca princeps
Common Baskettail Epitheca cynosura
Mocha Emerald Somatochlora linearis
Skimmers Libellulidae
Calico Pennant Calithemis elisa
Halloween Pennant Calithemis eponina
Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis
Blue Corporal Ladona deplanata
Golden-winged Skimmer Libellula auripennis
Bar-winged Skimmer Libellula axilena
Yellow-sided Skimmer Libellula flavida
Spangled Skimmer Libellula cyanea
Slaty Skimmer Libellula incesta
Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa
Common Whitetail Libellula lydia
Needham's Skimmer Libellula needhami
Twelve-spotted Skimmeer Libellula pulchella
Painted Skimmer Libellula semifasciata
Great Blue Skimmer Libellula vibrans
Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis
Wandering Glider Pantela flavescens
Spot-winged glider Pantala hymenaea
Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum ambiguum
Ruby Meadowhawk Sympetrum rubicundulum
Autumn Meadowhawk Sympetrum vicinum
Striped Saddlebags Tramea calverti
Carolina Saddlebags Tramea carolina
Black Saddlebags Tramea lacerata

Odonata

Damselflies

Common Name

Scientific Name

Broad-winged Damselflies Calopterygidae
Ebony Jewelwing Calopteryx maculata
Narrow-winged Damselflies Coenagrionidae
Variable Dancer Argia fumipennis violacia
Blue-tipped Dancer Argia tibialis
Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile
Big Bluet Enallagma durum
Stream Bluet Enallagma exsulans
Skimming Bluet Enallagma geminatum
Orange Bluet Enallagma signatum
Citrine Forktail Ischnura hastata
Fragile Forktail Ischnura posita
Rambur's Forktail Ischnura ramburii
Eastern Forktail Ischnura verticalis
Spreadwings Damselflies Lestidae
Slender Spreadwing Lestes rectangularis
Great Spreadwing Archilestes grandis
Swamp Spreadwing Lestes vigilax
Southern Spreadwing Lestes australis