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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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Free admission

The park is free, but they recommend giving a $2 donation. There are some paved and unpaved trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Devon B
,
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
via mobile
Great Nature Walk!

Growing up my family called this park the "Beaver Park" because of all the beavers that call this... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
David21st
,
Centreville, Virginia
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“nature center” (12 reviews)
“fairfax county” (11 reviews)
“visitor center” (14 reviews)
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3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306-2060
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+1 703-768-2525
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"nature center"
in 12 reviews
"fairfax county"
in 11 reviews
"visitor center"
in 14 reviews
"observation tower"
in 7 reviews
"bird watching"
in 6 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 6 reviews
"bird life"
in 4 reviews
"great nature"
in 3 reviews
"great boardwalk"
in 3 reviews
"species of birds"
in 3 reviews
"educational programs"
in 3 reviews
"highly recommended for families with children"
in 2 reviews
"beaver dam"
in 2 reviews
"bring binoculars"
in 2 reviews
"interpretive trail"
in 2 reviews
"large turtles"
in 2 reviews
"marsh area"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is free, but they recommend giving a $2 donation. There are some paved and unpaved trails, a museum and shop.

Thank Devon B
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Growing up my family called this park the "Beaver Park" because of all the beavers that call this park home! Great paths for bird watching and also snakes, turtles, frogs, tadpoles and of course beavers and their dams! It's awesome if you do see a...More

Thank David21st
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I'm afraid to write too good of a review so that this quiet corner doesn't get suddenly flooded with visitors ;) But it's too beautiful not to share. Huntley Meadows is one of the largest green expanses in the area, and it's great for a...More

1  Thank Urszula C
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

We have been going here for years and always enjoy walking around. My daughters enjoy looking for all the different animals and watching the various birds fly about. A relaxing time for families.

Thank CJBlaylock707
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This scheme to extend a boardwalk around a marshland area has been a great success. From the secure pathway one can get close to nature with the whole family even those needing buggies and mobility aids. The beaver have been reintroduced to help maintain the...More

Thank Goomsu
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Plenty of birds — ducks, Canada geese — plus turtles, frogs, beavers, etc. Nice boardwalk over a flooded meadow. I visit once every two months or so. It’s different every season. Observation tower, a staffed nature center (closed Tuesdays), free parking (donation requested). Just a...More

Thank DHW49
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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