Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily through February. Closed Tuesdays.

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,
Manager

Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Play outdoors every day

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is nestled inside the 52-acre Annandale District Park. You'll find live animal displays, exhibits, a pond, creeks, woodland trails, gardens, play areas, a resource library and a rain garden. You'll also find nature.

 

Upcoming Featured Events

Dec

17

2:00PM, (3-9 yrs.) Create fun crafts and activities to keep or share. Build and race…

Dec

21

7:00PM, (4-Adult) Celebrate the winter solstice with a campfire and s’mores at Hidden…

Jan

05

6:45PM, (4-Adult) Join a naturalist calling in these amazing night gliders and look for…

Jan

17

10:00AM, (2-5 yrs.) Why do penguins and polar bears never meet? How does a penguin keep…

Jan

21

6:30PM, (6-Adult) Enjoy a naturalist-led night hike at Hidden Oaks Nature Center to see…

Jan

26

1:30PM, (3-8 yrs.) Dinosaurs once roamed all the Earth, places far and near. How do we…

Field Trips

Butterfly on coneflower

Scouting

Boy Scout building a bench out of tree stumps

Birthday Parties

Chairs and decorations arranged for a birthday party

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is an information source on local flora and fauna. Students are welcome to use the center’s resource library for research projects.

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center Location

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, VA, 22003

Additional parking is in Annandale Community Park. Upon entering the park from Hummer Road, take the right fork of the driveway and park in the lot adjacent to the Packard Center. Follow signs for a short walk through the woods to the nature center. The path to the rear of the parking lot does not have steps. The path leading in front of the Packard Center has steps with railings. Alternatively, you can bear left at the fork of the driveway into the park to the parking lot next to the shelter, playground and ball fields. Follow the marked paths behind the ball field or from the playground behind the shelter. Both paths are unpaved.