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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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Great time

have enjoyed visaiting the nearby grounds thru which the unfinished bed of the Panassas Gap... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave L
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Reston, Virginia
Great place for an easy hike

Some friends were looking for some easy hikes, and this was a great place for our first outing. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aquazoo
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Kensington, Maryland
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Hands-on nature exhbits, live turtles and snakes, dress up, nature programs, hiking trails, butterfly crossing
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7701 Royce St, Annandale, VA 22003-1575
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+1 703-941-1065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

have enjoyed visaiting the nearby grounds thru which the unfinished bed of the Panassas Gap Railroad passes thru. it is wall maintained.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some friends were looking for some easy hikes, and this was a great place for our first outing. The building itself had some animals in enclosures, such as turtles and snakes. Those and other displays looked great for children. The hiking paths themselves are well-maintained...More

1  Thank Aquazoo
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Real nice place to walk around and enjoy the flowers and trees and different plants set by the water and relax and enjoy the day.

Thank 47Butch
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We bring our kids here often. Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts also use HONC for educational trips. Donated a giant moose for kids to play with in the nature center building. Neighbor even had a kids birthday party here. Summer education programs and easy inside...More

Thank JasonS7149
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to stretch our legs, and we got much more than we bargained for. It was a great stop. The kids loved all of their interactive exhibits. Snakes, turtles and toads to visit and look at. The kids had fun on the playground. We...More

1  Thank JDMR_FL
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Geared for education for children. Great educational experience re: the area watershed and conservation.

Thank VAKelly_78
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visit here every so often - the kids loved it when they were young. The displays are fun to see, the aquariums interesting to watch, the staff friendly and not overpowering with info, and the paths through the woods are kept up (no wheelchairs/strollers)....More

Thank Maceo2017
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Crediting "Mother Nature", we who have convenient access, return frequently, changing of the season, and a "GIFT" Shop loaded with wonderful works by local artists. Children, families, friends visiting from out of town rave about enjoying a visit- the staff is very pleasant, helpful and...More

1  Thank Edward B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We bring our kids here kind of regularly. Its a nice place to kill an hour or two on a rainy day. We have also had birthday parties here, which have all been great fun. Very educational as well as easy for us parents to...More

1  Thank ExecutiveMomInDC
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lovely nature center, close to the beltway, but tucked into the woods. They offer a large exploration room for kids, plus have seasonal activities every week. Best for kids 4+ in age for the activities like afternoon tea or scavenger hunts, but our son (3)...More

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