Planning and Improvements

Fairfax County, Virginia


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12055 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 421
Fairfax, Virginia

Paul Shirey,
Project Management Branch Manager

Annandale Park Renovation Project

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Annandale Park Hidden Oaks Nature Center Project

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Annandale Park’s facilities needed modernization and improved access, and several initiatives have recently been completed or are underway.  Recently completed projects include a larger, fully accessible playground, a renovated shelter with accessible picnic and toilet facilities, upgraded tennis court lighting, accessible trails near the picnic shelter and playground and an accessible trail between the Packard Center parking lot and the Hidden Oaks Nature Center.  Beginning in 2021, the Nature Center itself will be renovated and expanded to provide accessibility upgrades, an additional multipurpose room and exhibit area, improved animal care rooms and more functional staff areas.  The upgrades will allow the Hidden Oaks Nature Center to continue to meet the increased demands of the community while ensuring protection of the park’s important resources for future generations.

Project Timeline
Events Dates Documents
100% Construction Documents Mar 2021  
Project Bid Jun 2021  
Start Construction (addition first) Jul 2021  
Close Existing Facility for Renovation Jan 2022  
Full Facility Reopens Jun 2022  

Meeting Presentations and Notes

September, 2019 Public Information Meeting

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Hidden Oaks Nature Center Location

7701 Royce Street
Annandale, VA, 22003

Additional parking is in Annandale Community Park. Upon entering the park from Hummer Road, take the right fork of the driveway and park in the lot adjacent to the Packard Center. Follow signs for a short walk through the woods to the nature center. The path to the rear of the parking lot does not have steps. The path leading in front of the Packard Center has steps with railings. Alternatively, you can bear left at the fork of the driveway into the park to the parking lot next to the shelter, playground and ball fields. Follow the marked paths behind the ball field or from the playground behind the shelter. Path is paved.

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