The weather is warming and the trees are budding. It must mean that spring is on the way! Come out and see what’s crackin’ at several of our Fairfax County Parks. We’ve got some egg-cellent experiences available for adults and children of all ages, including:
Nature’s Colorful Eggs – Hidden Pond Nature Center
Saturday, March 25, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Nature creates lots of colorful eggs this time of year. Learn who will be laying eggs at Hidden Pond this spring and what they look like! This activity is designed for children ages 5 to 7. Enrollment is $7 per person. Hidden Pond Nature Center is located at 8511 Greeley Blvd. in Springfield. For more information, visit Hidden Pond Nature Center or call 703-451-9588.
Dinosaur Egg Hunt – Hidden Oaks Nature Center
Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2 (multiple times available)
Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed program and outdoor egg hunt while visiting Dinoland in Nature Playce. This activity is designed for children ages 3 to 8 years. Enrollment is $10 per child. Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located at 7701 Royce St. in Annandale. For more information, visit Hidden Oaks Nature Center or call 703-941-1065.
Baskets and Bunnies Egg Hunt - Burke Lake Park
Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (register for specific hunt times)
Visit Sunny the Bunny, take a spin on the carousel, enjoy crafts and games, play a round of minigolf and children (ages 1 to 7 years) can participate in one of several egg hunts. Pre-registration is required for an assigned egg hunt time. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted day passes are available up through April 6 and allow access to all activities. Passes without the egg hunt activity are available at lower prices for guests ages 8 and over. Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station. For more information, visit Burke Lake Park or call 703-323-6600.
Easter Egg Hunt – Colvin Run Mill Historic Site
Saturday, April 8 (multiple times available)
Hunt for eggs filled with treats and treasures on the grounds of Colvin Run Mill Historic Site. Separate hunts by age group will be offered. Join in the pre-hunt crafts that you can bring home. Multiple sessions are available between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Enrollment is $8 per child (ages 2 to 9 years old). Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Road in Great Falls. For more information, visit Colvin Run Mill or call 703-759-2771.
Spring EGG-Stravaganza – Lake Fairfax Park
Saturday, April 8, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Come celebrate spring! Join friends and neighbors in playing spring egg games and learn about wonderful egg-laying friends in your own neighborhood. Enrollment is $8 per person. Lake Fairfax Park is located at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive in Reston. For more information, visit Lake Fairfax Park or call 703-471-5415.