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Winkler Botanical Preserve

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A treasure hidden by the trash

So worth finding! You can see from the photos that this wonderful spot is literally hidden among... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2016
Tayloredfit
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Enjoy this truly enchanting, hidden treasure of nature surrounded by dense urbanization!

It's hard to find, even for locals, and harder to believe that heavily trafficked I-395 borders... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2015
Agog84
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Feb 27, 2016
“A treasure hidden by the trash ”
Aug 24, 2015
“A hidden gem rarely visited”
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5400 Roanoke Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311-5405
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Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

So worth finding! You can see from the photos that this wonderful spot is literally hidden among high rises and, unfortunately, piles of trash strewn along the route to get there. But once inside, all that is quickly forgotten. From the edges you can hear...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2015

This hidden gem is not easy to find, and few if any visitors ever take the time to do so. But...if you want to see nature preserved in a beautiful setting without going further south in Virginia, this is an excellent place to visit. It...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's hard to find, even for locals, and harder to believe that heavily trafficked I-395 borders this unexpected natural treasure buried smack in the middle of upscale townhouses, tired apartments, office buildings and the colossal BRAC building. It's a private, well-maintained Botanical Preserve & Wildlife...More

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