Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: Weekends: Noon - 5 p.m. Weekdays: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,
Manager

Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Nature Playce

Several children play inside the Nature Playce entrywayNature Playce is a 1/3-acre, unstructured, woodland play area near the Hidden Oaks Nature Center. It is a perfect place to introduce young children, or even yourself, to the wonders of nature. It's an opportunity for kids to just go outside and play in the woods.

  • No reservations required
  • Open dawn to dusk
  • Free
  • Family friendly

Make mud pies, dig into woodchip and leaf piles, make ground forts, or just rest next to a tree and watch clouds float past. Drop into the nature center, ask about becoming an Official Nature Snooper, and receive a complimentary gift from the Friends of Hidden Oaks.

 

Children at play inside Nature Playce

 

 

Children play in Nature Playce