Huntley Meadows Park

CONTACT INFORMATION: From Sept. 1 to Nov. 30, the Norma Hoffman Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, except Tuesdays. The Visitor Center will be open on weekends from noon to 5 p.m.
703-768-2525 TTY 711
3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia
Karen Sheffield

Huntley Meadows Park Events

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Twilight Boardwalk Stroll

05/04/2024 7:15 pm

(6-Adult) Join a park naturalist for a guided walk along the forested paths to the wetland and experience the park as it transitions from day into night. Watch and listen for nocturnal residents such as beavers and owls.

World Awareness Wetlands Day

05/05/2024 12:00 pm

Discover the beauty and importance of wetlands. Stroll forested paths and immersive boardwalk trail. Learn about plants and animals that live in the park. See live raptors, reptiles and amphibians up close. Enjoy interactive displays and activities. Collect a stamp at each station to receive a prize.

Ancient Plants Sketch Hike

05/18/2024 10:00 am

(12-Adult) Huntley’s forests are home to certain plants whose ancestors have been with us since dinosaur times. Join artist and naturalist, Margaret Wohler, to learn about and sketch the ferns, moss and their allies on a 1.5 mile walk (flat terrain). A complimentary field sketch book and drawing materials included, courtesy of the RunningBrooke Fund.

Wetland at Dusk Walk

05/18/2024 8:00 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.

Birding for Beginners

05/19/2024 8:00 am

(12-Adult) Learn about the park's birds and some basic identification skills. This program for beginners starts with a bird identification discussion. Children age 12 to 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

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