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Address: 7701 Royce St, Annandale, VA 22003-1575
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Hands-on nature exhbits, live turtles and snakes, dress up, nature...

Hands-on nature exhbits, live turtles and snakes, dress up, nature programs, hiking trails, butterfly crossing

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perfect for summer camps

Whereas family programs are available year-round and spring brings a family favorite, woodland/dino egg hunts, my family enjoys the summer day camps. Full time adult staff lead... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
deleslie1956
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Falls Church, Virginia

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Falls Church, Virginia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whereas family programs are available year-round and spring brings a family favorite, woodland/dino egg hunts, my family enjoys the summer day camps. Full time adult staff lead indoor and outdoor activities with an excellent child/adult ratio- as low as 1:5 at a good value. Even with repeat topics, new activities are added each year. Great communication from staff. Especially fun... More 

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Thank deleslie1956
Fairfax
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Husband and I decided to visit this place, after living in the area for over 20 years. What a lovely place, even in early December. The walking path is easy, the nature center inviting. It was really a lovely afternoon.

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Thank lsilver4
Annandale, Virginia
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65 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

It's nice to have a place like Hidden Oaks as part of the county park system. For one thing, it has preserved some beautiful hilly land from the developers, in a heavily populated area. It is also a free, educational destination for children that does not involve some commercial enterprise or pop culture. Preschoolers and elementary age kids can enjoy... More 

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Thank Norma Jo S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,349 reviews
726 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Right off Rt.236 is a little gem to keep active toddlers (2-6yrs especially) interested in the nature around them. Various interactive exhibits that feature the flora and fauna of the area. Older kids will like it to. And there is a pond and around various hiking trails.

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Thank Chinapjs
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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207 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent location close to highway, but once there you feel lost in the woods. Brilliant. A tonic after too many hours behind the wheel. We parked near the center and walked to the playground (my boys said the toilets at the playground were dirty. After hearing that I avoided them and visited the ones at he Nature Center which were... More 

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1 Thank KMc4528
Alexandria, Virginia
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154 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our 4 year old loves it here. The layout allows here to wander around and engage with all sorts of displays and check out the animals. Good for about an hour or two of pure kid fun!

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Thank Utes1914
Annandale, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

neighborhood park where you can take the kids or grandkids to find out about nature. small trails, with postings of what the plant life names are. programs available if you register.

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Thank suzersachs
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

One of the benefits of living in Annandale, VA is being close to Hidden Oaks Nature Center. My children loved visiting this place while they were young. There is so much to do from viewing exhibits, dressing up with animal and nature-themed costumes, observing live animals kept inside the visitor center and making crafts (craft events usually requires a preregistration).... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

For an entertaining and educative experience for the young and the young at heart this is great! I have taken my kisd when they were little and now they take their own kids.

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Thank Eagertrader
Fairfax
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Great place. Very peaceful and a nice place to walk around. There's stuff to see and do like walk across logs that lay over streams. We saw a family of deer there.

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Thank Nigel M

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