Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-8700
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Kirk Kincannon,
Executive Director

Forge Ahead into February with Flying Squirrels and Campfires

Forge Ahead into February with Flying Squirrels and Campfires

Fill a chilly February evening with hikes, hot cocoa, s’mores and campfires at a park.

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, Huntley Meadows Park is hosting a “Hot Cocoa Wetland Night Hike” for participants age six to adult. Sip hot cocoa and join a naturalist for a winter wetland tour after dark. Look for signs and listen for sounds of beavers, owls, deer and other nocturnal winter animals. The program runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m., and the cost is $9 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Help the park reduce waste by bringing your own mug for cocoa!

Register for Hot Cocoa Wetland Night Hike

Huntley Meadows Park is located at 3701 Lockheed Boulevard, Alexandria, VA. For more information, call 703-768-2525 or visit Huntley Meadows Park.

At Hidden Oaks Nature Center on February 1, join a naturalist who will be calling in flying squirrels, and look for these amazing night gliders at roosting boxes near the nature center. Learn how you can encourage flying squirrels to visit your yard. The “Flying Squirrels-Gliding in Tonight” program is for participants age four to adult and runs from 7 to 8 p.m. The cost is $7 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for Flying Squirrels

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located at 7701 Royce Street, Annandale, VA. For more information, call 703-941-1065 or visit Hidden Oaks Nature Center.

On Sunday, February 2, enjoy an evening around the campfire at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Make s’mores and learn about the flying squirrels that live in our area. The “Flying Squirrel Campfire” is for participants age four to adult. It runs from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and the cost is $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for Flying Squirrel Campfire

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is located at 5040 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA. For more information, call 703-631-0013 or visit Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.

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