Huntley Meadows Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-768-2525
TTY 711

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia

Karen Sheffield,
Manager

Huntley Meadows Park Events

Evening Woodcock Walk

02/23/2019 5:30 pm


(Adults) Take an evening stroll through the forest at Huntley Meadows Park to one of the park's largest meadows. We'll listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship dance and flight. It’s an approximately 1.5-mile walk on uneven terrain. The walk runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., and the cost is $9. Bring a flashlight and meet at the…

Snowflakes & Cocoa

03/02/2019 3:00 pm to 03/02/2019 4:00 pm


(3-12 yrs.) Float into our magical world of snowflakes at Huntley Meadows Park. Learn why snowflakes are special through activities and stories. Make your own paper-and-borax snowflakes to bring home while you enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. The program runs from 3 to 4 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person. For more information, call…

Family Woodcock Walk

03/02/2019 5:30 pm to 03/02/2019 7:00 pm


(6-Adult) Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of Huntley Meadows Park’s large meadows. Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight. The program includes an approximately 1.5 mile-walk on uneven terrain. The 90-minute program begins at 5:30 p.m. on March 2,…

Colonial Life for Homeschool

03/07/2019 1:00 pm to 03/07/2019 3:00 pm


(6-12 yrs.) Did you know that Huntley Meadows Park was once part of George Mason’s holdings? Discover this forgotten Founding Father as you make your own candle, design your own stencil to mark crops, write with a quill pen and decide the future of the Virginia colony. The program from 1 to 3 p.m. costs $12 per person. For more information,…

Festival of Owls

03/09/2019 12:00 pm to 03/09/2019 2:00 pm


(4-Adult) Meet live local owls up close and personal at Huntley Meadows Park. Learn how these raptors live, hunt and survive. Enjoy an owl presentation and demonstration. Touch real owl feathers and bones, dissect owl pellets and make an owl craft. Learn what you can do to help protect these illusive birds of the night. The program from noon…

Family Woodcock Walk

03/16/2019 6:45 pm to 03/16/2019 8:15 pm


(6-Adult) Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of Huntley Meadows Park’s large meadows. Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight. The program includes an approximately 1.5 mile-walk on uneven terrain. The 90-minute program begins at 5:30 p.m. on March 2,…

Spring Equinox Full Moon Hike

03/20/2019 8:00 pm to 03/20/2019 10:00 pm


(Adults) Looking for a way to beat the mid-week blues? Join us at Huntley Meadows Park for a rare opportunity to explore the boardwalk under a bright full moon on the first night of spring. Learn about common wildlife in the marsh and where to find them. The program from 8 to 10 p.m. costs $9 per person. Meet at the Visitor Center. For more…

Sketch Hike-Spring Ephemerals

03/30/2019 10:00 am to 03/30/2019 12:00 pm


(12-Adult) Join park naturalist and artist Margaret Wohler for a hike focusing on spring wildflowers, and learn sketching techniques to enhance your observation skills. This program at Huntley Meadows Park runs from 10 a.m. to noon, and the cost is $15 per person. Drawing materials are included in the cost, courtesy of the Running Brook Fund.…

Family Woodcock Walk

03/30/2019 7:00 pm to 03/30/2019 8:30 pm


(6-Adult) Come for an evening walk through the woods to one of Huntley Meadows Park’s large meadows. Listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Bring a flashlight. The program includes an approximately 1.5 mile-walk on uneven terrain. The 90-minute program begins at 5:30 p.m. on March 2,…

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

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