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Huntley Meadows Park

#9 of 88 things to do in Alexandria Features Animals
3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306-2060
+1 703-768-2525
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This is really a diamond in the rough.

Great place to escape the crowded and congested route 1 corridor. One of the few remaining open... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Nature's treasure

Birds, creatures is the water, beaver, beaver dams. Something new to find any time of year, any... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Jerry C
Galway, Ireland
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3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306-2060
+1 703-768-2525
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great place to escape the crowded and congested route 1 corridor. One of the few remaining open green spaces left in Northern Virginia. Great place to watch birds, walk your dog, or simply enjoy nature without the crowds and noise.

Thank Don50alexandria
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Birds, creatures is the water, beaver, beaver dams. Something new to find any time of year, any time of day. This island of nature in a sea of development is a quiet treasure and a spot that will feed your soul.

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I called the Huntley visitor center to verify if dogs were allowed. They are, as long as they're on leash and you cleanup their waste. One note, dogs are NOT allowed on the boardwalks. If you bring your dog you will not be able to...More

Thank Erina42us
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife and I were in quest of Huntley Plantation, a 19th century Federal-style villa and farm in the Hybla Valley area of Fairfax County near Alexandria, Virginia, when we stumbled into Huntley Meadows Park, the largest park in the area. At 1,452 acres, it...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As more and more of Northern Virginia is turned into apartment complexes, strip malls, and government buildings, it's nice to have a place like Huntley Meadows. Tucked between Telegraph and Route 1, most people probably drive by without even knowing its there. Most of the...More

1  Thank Cullen M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

One of northern Virginia's hidden jewels. We visit at all timesof the year. The visitor/nature center is very informative. We visited with our children and then grand children. It is a perfect place for adults to explore and share nature across generation.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great place to find local wildlife. Large bull frogs and geese are common, but if you are patient you will find blue herons, egrets, and even beavers. Walking trails are decently kept and accessible with your dog. Marshland board walk is off limits to dogs...More

Thank Rhodeygirl
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Huntley Meadows Park is a all season park to enjoy. First time we went there in spring, then summer. Love the green, woods and meadows animal like snapping turtles, beaver and their dams, deer, birds every thing. The fall was as beautiful as picture. Beautiful,...More

Thank Soarin2016
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I used to live very close to this place and never took the time to visit. It is such a nice and pleasant place to visit with some easy trails and great views of the lake and numerous wildlife. Its definitely worth a visit to...More

Thank Naoji W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Huntley Meadows has been a favorite of ours for nearly 20 years. It's a joy to visit any time of year. The grey desolation of winter; the budding promise of spring; the full-throated beauty of summer; and the sublime colors of fall are all a...More

Thank M W
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