Huntley Meadows Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. weekends. (Closed Tuesdays)

703-768-2525
TTY 711

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia

Karen Sheffield,
Manager

Huntley Meadows Park Events

Lichens Hike & Sketch

07/20/2019 10:00 am


(10-Adult) What happens when a fungus and an algae take a lichen to each other? Join local artist and naturalist Margaret Wohler to learn all about this hybrid organism, identify those greenish patches seen on trees and rocks, and learn how to draw the textures defining lichen colonies. Keep a complimentary field sketch book and drawing materials, courtesy of the…

Children's Tour

07/21/2019 1:00 pm


(6-Adult) It's your turn to tell the story in this refreshingly different historic house tour. Great for kids and the young at heart, this tour is interactive and fun. Ponder the clues, explore and investigate, play games, and take a selfie with your favorite Huntley character. The program at Historic Huntley runs from 1 to 2 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. For more…

Birding for Beginners

07/28/2019 8:00 am


(12-Adult) Interested in birding? We can get you started at Huntley Meadows Park. Learn about the park's birds and some basic identification skills. The program runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and begins with an indoor discussion. The cost is $12 per person. Children age 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Delicious Dairy at Historic Huntley

07/28/2019 1:00 pm


(2-Adult) Churn your own delicious butter and taste fresh cheese you can make at home. Discover how Huntley, once a summer home for the wealthy, became a dairy farm. The program at Historic Huntley runs from 1 to 2 p.m. The cost is $8 per person, which includes a house tour. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Intro to Pastel at Huntley Meadows

08/03/2019 10:00 am


(16-Adult) This class offers an introduction into soft pastel painting, a fun and forgiving medium. Local pastel artist Teresa T. Brunson demonstrates pastel painting techniques, mark-making and layering and provides pastel tips. All supplies are provided. The program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $35 per person. For more…

Boardwalk Astronomy

08/10/2019 8:00 pm


(12-Adult) What's new in the night sky? Join park naturalists as they take you on a tour of constellations, comets and other current events happening in the heavens above. The program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 8 to 10 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. This event will be canceled in the event of rain or other severe weather. For more information, call…

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

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