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

Sara Baldwin,
Acting Executive Director

Take your Family on a Hunt for Flying Squirrels or Courting Woodcocks

Take your Family on a Hunt for Flying Squirrels or Courting Woodcocks

Discover flying squirrels and lovesick woodcocks in park programs on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

At the “Family Woodcock Walk” at Huntley Meadows Park, listen for the call of the male woodcock and hopefully see his amazing courtship display and flight. Be ready for an approximately 1.5-mile walk on uneven terrain, and don’t forget to bring a flashlight. This event is designed for family members age six to adult and runs from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for Family Woodcock Walk

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, join a naturalist who be calling in flying squirrels. Look for these amazing night gliders at roosting boxes near the nature center and learn what you can do to attract flying squirrels to your yard. This program is designed for family members age four to adult. It runs from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for Flying Squirrels -Gliding in Tonight

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.

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