Huntley Meadows Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours: Open on weekends only, noon to 5 p.m.

703-768-2525
TTY 711

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia

Karen Sheffield,
Manager

Huntley Meadows Park Events

Bat Night

10/01/2021 6:15 pm


(6-Adult) Join a naturalist to discover the facts, fiction and folklore about nature’s only true flying mammals -- bats! We will set the record straight about these incredible but often-misunderstood animals.

Netting for Bugs

10/02/2021 10:00 am to 10/02/2021 11:30 am


Join park naturalists for a fun day using sweep nets to catch flying insects. Roll logs to look for life beneath the leaf litter, like slugs and worms. Use a magnifying glass to get up close to examine these amazing tiny animals, and learn about their fascinating lives.

Mapping the Past for Homeschoolers

10/05/2021 1:30 pm


(7-13 yrs.) Supplement your historical studies with a fun day of exploring, interpreting and making maps. Try your hand at orienteering, learn about different types of maps from around the world, and take home a personalized map of your life.

Netting for Bugs

10/13/2021 12:00 pm to 10/13/2021 1:30 pm


Join park naturalists for a fun day using sweep nets to catch flying insects. Roll logs to look for life beneath the leaf litter, like slugs and worms. Use a magnifying glass to get up close to examine these amazing tiny animals, and learn about their fascinating lives.

Bat Night

10/16/2021 6:00 pm


(6-Adult) Join a naturalist to discover the facts, fiction and folklore about nature’s only true flying mammals -- bats! We will set the record straight about these incredible but often-misunderstood animals.

The Women of Historic Huntley

10/18/2021 11:00 am


A society matron, an enslaved wife and mother, a farmer's daughter, a military wife. Historic Huntley has been home to some interesting women and has seen the lives of women change dramatically since the house was built in 1825. See Huntley from a refreshingly different view.

Nature Photography for Beginners

10/25/2021 4:00 pm


Explore a trail and photograph the hidden miracles at Huntley Meadows Park.

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

See all classes and camps at Huntley Meadows.

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