Huntley Meadows Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours open 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

Wildflower Inspect & Sketch

08/20/2018 10:00 am to 08/22/2018 12:00 pm


(10-Adult) Come join us for a three-morning exploration of art and summer wetland wildflowers. We learn about flower identification, seed development and dispersal, anatomy and pollination while observing and drawing in the wetland at Huntley Meadows Park. Parent-child participant pairs are welcome. Each class involves hands-on learning,…

Wildflower Inspect & Sketch

08/20/2018 10:00 am


(10-Adult) Come join us for a three-morning exploration of art and summer wetland wildflowers for all ages. We learn about flower identification, seed development and dispersal, anatomy and pollination while observing and drawing in the wetland. Parent-child participant pairs are welcome. Each class involves hands-on learning, drawing instruction and a hike to the…

Wetland at Dusk

08/25/2018 7:15 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. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Catch a Critter!

09/15/2018 12:00 pm


(4-Adult) Grab a net and join us at Huntley Meadows Park for a special day with a park scientist to see, touch, and study wetland creatures up close and personal. Use magnifying lenses to study their unique characteristics. What critters live in the wetland? What can these little animals tell us about their home? This rare opportunity to dip-net in the wetland is…

Wetland at Dusk

09/15/2018 6:30 pm


(Adults) Join park naturalists for a relaxing stroll through the forest and wetland paths at Huntley Meadows Park. Look and listen for wildlife settling down or waking up during the transition of day to night. The program runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and the cost is $9 per person. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Corn Grinding & Clay Pottery

09/22/2018 1:00 pm


(4-Adult) How did the Powhatan Native Americans use the plants and animals you see every day for their medicine, grocery store, clothing and fun? Immerse yourself in a way of life 400 years ago. Grind corn, make a clay pot, master corn darts and go on a guided tour to see Huntley Meadows Park from the perspective of a Virginia Indian. The program runs from 1 to 3…

History Discussions at Huntley

09/29/2018 2:00 pm


(Adults) Enjoy a refreshingly different view of history at Huntley Meadows Park as guest speakers join us each quarter for a lively discussion of varied topics. Then, enjoy a tour of Historic Huntley. The program from 2 to 5 p.m. costs $5 per person. For more information, call 703-768-2525.

Huntley Meadows Classes and Camps

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