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Huntley Meadows Park

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3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306-2060
+1 703-768-2525
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Large park also is a wild life preserve makes for excellent bird watching. Nice dock area as well... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wildlife and extensive walkways

Dry feet and amazing wetlands 'up close' happen at Huntley Meadow. You can peer over the edge of... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
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3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306-2060
+1 703-768-2525
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Large park also is a wild life preserve makes for excellent bird watching. Nice dock area as well so you are able to walk through the swamp.

Thank girlcalledgrey
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Dry feet and amazing wetlands 'up close' happen at Huntley Meadow. You can peer over the edge of the abundant walkways for close up camera shots of turtles, snakes, fish, ducks, geese and dragon flies. Free, ample parking, stroller or wheelchair accessible other than the...More

1  Thank DJLangston
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It's hard to believe wetlands in this location can give you a genuine feeling of being so immerged in nature

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This combines a lovely forested walk with a wetlands boardwalk. The wildlife and wildflowers are amazing. It's a hidden, quiet secret in a populated area.

Thank mejehn
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The walkway through the wetlands provides the opportunity to see a good sampling of Virginia's most beautiful wildlife. In a single hour you can see otter, beaver, kingfishers, pileated woodpeckers, Cooper's hawks, deer, ducks, geese, redwing blackbirds, hummingbirds and lots of other wildlife. In the...More

Thank johnoO3567AS
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Multiple visits year round. It is one of the best places for bird watching in an area famous for birding. It has forests, swamps, ponds, great paths, clearings, and everything you could walk. Audubon has a group that goes there every week.

Thank seb36
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a beautiful park with a couple miles of walking trails. The best feature for me was the extensive raised walkway over the wetlands. You can spot dozens of birds, smaller mammals, insects, turtles, fish. It's really a hidden gem.

Thank tntcyclist
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Huntley Meadows has a very nice boardwalk trail that goes through marshland where turtles, muskrats, birds and other animals and insects can be seen. Once you leave the marshland, there is a walk in the deep, dark woods that children and adults will find peaceful...More

1  Thank pdennis7
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We found this place via google map. We got there Sunday morning, and found out the parking was almost full. We got a map in the visitor center, and started our walk. It is flat easy trail in the woods and boardwalk over the wetland....More

2  Thank T H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I've lived in this area for 20+ years (ya, like a lot of us, I came for 3 or 4, but here I am still) and this park is almost unchanged after all this time, which I find very encouraging. Used to walk here a...More

2  Thank trinkd
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