Huntley Meadows Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-768-2525
TTY 711

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia

Karen Sheffield,
Manager

Huntley Meadows Park Events

Arbor Day ID

04/26/2019 10:00 am to 04/26/2019 12:00 pm


(Adults) Do you know your sweet gum from your hickory? Celebrate Arbor Day by learning tree identification basics and go for a hike to practice new skills. The program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $9 per person. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Boardwalk Astronomy

04/27/2019 7:30 pm to 04/27/2019 9:30 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 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. This program will be canceled in the event of rain or other severe weather. For…

Symphony of Frogs-Adults

05/03/2019 7:30 pm to 05/03/2019 9:00 pm


(Adults) Come discover Huntley's amphibian orchestra. Join a naturalist for an indoor discussion and a guided walk to listen for serenading frogs and toads. Learn the calls of a bull frog, southern leopard frog, green frog, tree frog, American toad and more. Weather and time of season will affect what frogs will be calling. The program at…

Wetlands Awareness Day

05/05/2019 12:00 pm


Come rain or shine, and dip your mind into the wonder of wetlands! Celebrate the beauty and importance of wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park, the Fairfax County Park Authority’s premier wetland sanctuary. Bring friends and family to stroll through the forested paths and immersive ½ mile boardwalk trail! Learn about beavers, birds, bugs, and more! See raptors,…

Family Owl Outing

05/10/2019 7:30 pm to 05/10/2019 9:00 pm


(6-Adult) Discover the secret world of owls. Learn what makes these raptors excellent night predators with a presentation followed by a trail hike. Hopefully you will hear or spot one of Huntley's resident owls. The program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered…

Wetland at Dusk

05/11/2019 7:45 pm to 05/11/2019 9:45 pm


(Adults) Join park naturalists for a relaxing stroll through the park's forest and wetland paths. Look and listen for wildlife settling down or waking up during the transition of day to night. The program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Sketch Hike-Vernal Pools

05/25/2019 10:00 am to 05/25/2019 12:00 pm


(12-Adult) What is that awakening noise we hear in the park this time of year? It's our lively vernal pools filled with frog and salamander larva and adults. Learn all about Huntley Meadows' vernal pool habitats and visit a vernal pool to draw its inhabitants. Drawing materials are included in the cost, courtesy of the Running Brook Fund. The…

Birding for Beginners

05/26/2019 8:00 am to 05/26/2019 11:00 am


(12-Adult) Interested in birding? We can get you started. Come to Huntley Meadows Park and learn about the park's birds. Gain some basic identification skills. The program runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and begins with an indoor discussion. The cost is $10 per person. Children age 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more…

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

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