Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hidden Oaks Nature Center is open for walk-in visitation weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from noon to 5 p.m. We are closed Tuesdays.

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, Virginia

Michael McDonnell,

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center Rental Facilities

Have your next meeting or event minutes inside the Beltway in a 52-acre woodland oasis. Hidden Oaks Nature Center offers meeting and event accommodations.

For information and to reserve the room, call 703-941-1065 (TTY 703-803-3354).

Multi-purpose Classroom with woodland view to a backyard habitat

Size: 40 feet by 35 feet, approximately 700 square feet

Capacity: 65 people

Cost: $55/hour (20% discount for non-profit organizations). Two-hour minimum

Deposit: $75 refundable security deposit required

Eight six-foot collapsible tables and 65 folding chairs can be arranged in a classroom, party or auditorium-style setup.

Access to microwave, coffee maker and refrigerator

Media carts, extension cords, projection screen, television and other audio visual equipment available

Groups of eight may opt for plush chairs around a large conference table.

No alcohol. Events must end by 10 p.m.

Attendees can visit the nature center's interactive indoor exhibit, Urban Woodlands: Habitats and Havens. There are live and preserved specimens of local wildlife, including reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey. Nighttime users may spot a flying squirrel visiting the wildlife feeding stations at the center.

The center has a  limited impact development parking lot with environmentally-friendly lighting. Satellite parking with more than 50 additional spaces is a three-minute walk along an illuminated woodland path. Guests may enjoy a walk along a the 1/3-mile Old Oak Loop Trail or visit a nearby stream. A naturalist-led tour of the exhibits or woodland can be arranged for an extra fee.

For information and to reserve the room, call 703-941-1065 (TTY 703-803-3354).

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