Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Winter Hours open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 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

Mar

03

2:00PM, (4-Adult) From 2 to 3:30 p.m. - Naturalists at Hidden Oaks Nature Center share…

Mar

09

7:00PM, (3-7 yrs.) From 7 to 7:45 p.m. - Put on your pajamas and come to Hidden Oaks…

Mar

18

1:00PM, (3-8 yrs.) 1 and 1:30 p.m. -  In groups of 10, enjoy an easy walk at Hidden…

Mar

25

1:00PM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Field Trips

Butterfly on coneflower

Scouting

Boy Scout building a bench out of tree stumps

Volunteer

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.