Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,

50th Anniversary Celebration

10/19/2019 11:00 am

Event Description

(All Ages) Come for a full day of fun, music and special activities in honor of Hidden Oaks Nature Center’s 50th anniversary. Opened in 1969 as the first nature center in Fairfax County, Hidden Oaks now serves more than 30,000 visitors a year. Enjoy a Reptiles Alive presentation and music from the Vienna School of Rock in honor of Woodstock’s 50th year along with other children’s music groups. Go on a Hidden Treasures of Hidden Oaks hunt, see demonstrations of monarch butterfly tagging and release, and enjoy the new chainsaw tree sculpture. This free program runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is available in Annandale Community Park except for special permit parking. For more information, call 703-941-1065.

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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.

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