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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


Summer
July 1- August 31


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

9am- 5pm
Closed
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 5pm
9am- 1pm
9am- 1pm

Holiday Hours

Reptiles

Turtles

Common Name

Scientific Name

Snapping Turtles Chelydridae
snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina
Musk and Mud Turtles Kinosternidae
Eastern mud turtle Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum
Eastern musk turtle Sternotherus odoratus
Box and Water Turtles Emydidae
spotted turtle Clemmys guttata
wood turtle Glyptemys insculpta
Eastern box turtle Terrapene carolina carolina
yellow-bellied slider Trachemys scripta scripta
red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans
Northern red-bellied cooter Pseudemys rubriventris
Eastern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta picta

Reptiles

Lizards

Common Name

Scientific Name

Skinks Scincidae
Common Five-lined Skink Plestiodon fasciatus
Broad-headed Skink Plestiodon laticeps
Little Brown Skink Scincella lateralis

Reptiles

Snakes

Colubrids Colubridae
Northern watersnake Nerodia sipedon sipedon
Northern Brownsnake Storeria dekayi dekayi
Eastern Gartersnake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Common Ribbonsnake Thamnophis sauritus sauritus
Eastern Smooth Earthsnake Virginia valeriae valeriae
Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Heterodon platirhinos
Northern Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsii
Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus amoenus
Northern Black Racer Coluber constrictor constrictor
Northern Rough Greensnake Opheodrys aestivus
Eastern Ratsnake Pantherophis alleghaniensis
Eastern Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula
mole kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata