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Huntley Meadows Park

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Address: 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA
Phone Number: 703-768-2525
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Beautiful and amazing place

This is a great place to go! a nice walk on the boardwalk where you get the chance to enjoy nature and wildlife in its splendor.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Juan C
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to go! a nice walk on the boardwalk where you get the chance to enjoy nature and wildlife in its splendor.

Thank Juan C
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just love taking my toddler here. The boardwalk over the restored marshes is both fun and peaceful. So much wildlife to scope out. My daughter can't get enough of the lookout tower (the castle). The nature center is a lot of fun too

Thank Michelle M
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic. Elevated boardwalk in wetlands, almost like going to the everglades, minus the alligators

Thank Matt M
Fairfax, Virginia
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is an amazing place to visit. be sure to grab a map of the park before proceeding. I took my 90 year old father who uses a rollator. He loves to see wetlands and wildlife. The walk to the boardwalk over the wetlands was farther than I remembered. My father ended up needing to take several rests before we... More 

Thank Motherhen03
Woodbridge, Virginia
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I love to photograph wildlife. This a great area to see birds, turtles, beavers, and other wildlife. I highly recommend this park if you are in the Northern VA area. This is a short drive from DC. There is a beautiful boardwalk in the wetlands part of the park. This is a great park to relax and hear the sounds... More 

Thank Valkrider123
Harker Heights, Texas
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

A well maintained, easy, wooded trail along with a boardwalk through the wetlands makes this park out to be a great time, no matter the weather and no matter the age. The visitor center (when open) is a pleasant addition to the experience, with bathrooms and a nice reception area.

Thank emstead
Alexandria, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I live just a mile from Huntley Meadows so I visit it frequently throughout the year. Huntley Meadows is a natural wetland acquired by Fairfax County from the US Navy as part of a "land to park" initiative. When the Navy left the land the beavers moved in and created this beautiful wetland. There are walking paths through the park... More 

Thank vanwag723
Raymore, Missouri
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Huntley Meadows is a great place for a nature walk. Dogs are allowed in certain parts of the park but not all. I would recommend checking it out early in the morning. There is a wetland boardwalk trail that has some beautiful scenery. There is also a historical house on the property that was owned by a grandson of George... More 

Thank rlgrhb
Alexandria, Virginia
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

I have been coming to this place for years! Take a relaxing stroll through the woods and over the wetlands. You always see wildlife!! Especially pretty in the fall.

Thank B R
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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348 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Serene, beautiful, relaxing very easy walking. The entire walk is only a couple miles and you wish it was more. Maybe just walk it again I am sure the wild life and plants will be even better on the second round. Do speak with the people in the Visitors Center as they are very well versed on the history of... More 

Thank Richard D

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