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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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Lots of wildlife!

It was serene and full of wildlife, that were not scared of us. This place is real treasure. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
katherinejensen4
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Katy, Texas
a truly wonderful wetlands

Huntley Meadows is a wonderful wetlands. There are two entrances; one with a boardwalk and visitor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carrie W
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  • Average4%
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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"
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"fairfax county"
in 11 reviews
"visitor center"
in 14 reviews
"observation tower"
in 7 reviews
"bird watching"
in 7 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 7 reviews
"great nature"
in 3 reviews
"great boardwalk"
in 3 reviews
"species of birds"
in 3 reviews
"wood ducks"
in 3 reviews
"highly recommended for families with children"
in 2 reviews
"hiking trails"
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"green herons"
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"mallard ducks"
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"interpretive trail"
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"large turtles"
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"easy trail"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was serene and full of wildlife, that were not scared of us. This place is real treasure. The boardwalk was a pleasure to walk on and the signage was great. Totally recommend.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huntley Meadows is a wonderful wetlands. There are two entrances; one with a boardwalk and visitor center. The other, off Kings Highway, is less visited but is more forested with most of the wetlands at the end of the easy 1 mile trail. Lots of...More

Thank Carrie W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a relaxing walk and to do some bird watching. The trails are well groomed and readily marked. The boardwalk is really cool and leads to an observatory overlooking the marsh. What's not to like.

Thank Maureen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a frequent visitor to the park. I try to walk five to six miles a day, and this is an ideal setting. Paths are well maintained. Be cautious if you stray from the main paths to an informal trail. My wife and I...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family loves this park. I have enjoyed the visit to this park many times, with different people, and every time I got to learn something new and different. I enjoy Bird watching and taking pictures.

Thank shaistaqureshi1
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a hidden gem in Alexandria. A large county park, it has an over-water boardwalk through acres of beautiful marshland that is teeming with all kinds of wildlife. There are also land hiking trails. A favorite nature lovers spot for locals. Recommend for a...More

1  Thank MSmith338
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Great view of the wetlands (bring bug spray). He a paved path and boardwalk, altho no dogs or bikes are allowed on the boardwalk. Great place for bird watching and spotting turtles and beavers, altho in July 2018, due to our heatwave, it's the first...More

Thank Reeni01
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We did visit this park between 18h and 20h and saw a lot of wildlife. Turtles frogs beavers birds dragonflies deers and snakes. Really enjoyed it!

Thank Jollyloves
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing, Thoreau's woods with bonus wetland in the midst of built-up, crappy suburbia. On weekends it's packed with loud families, but during the week, early AM or dusk, it's glorious Nature. You may have to fight your way through the serious birders...More

2  Thank Mary P
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is a lovely natural wonder right in our own back yard. It's so quiet. If you like watching birds or just walking this is a great place to unwind.

Thank jyoerges
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Peaceful, serene environment, not over crowded
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