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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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7701 Royce St, Annandale, VA 22003-1575
+1 703-941-1065
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Helping educate youth

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

Reviewed January 12, 2018
VAKelly_78
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Annandale, Virginia
Love this place!

We visit here every so often - the kids loved it when they were young. The displays are fun to see... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Maceo2017
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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Reviewed January 12, 2018

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

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Reviewed October 15, 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

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Reviewed June 28, 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

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Reviewed April 24, 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

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Reviewed April 24, 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

Thank necessaryevil91
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

Took our grandchildren (ages 2 and 7) and they loved it. Very interactive with opportunities to see turtles and snakes behind glass as well as to hear various bird sounds. Climbing area inside and trails and activity areas outside.

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Reviewed March 17, 2017

What a lovely island of trees, wildflowers, native grasses and tranquility in the bustle of Annandale. When you enter, it is like an oasis from the concrete and asphalt, the buildings, traffic, and constant movement and noise that we live with every day. In Hidden...More

Thank PEWhite
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Whereas family programs are available year-round and spring brings a family favorite, woodland/dino egg hunts, my family enjoys the summer day camps. Full time adult staff lead indoor and outdoor activities with an excellent child/adult ratio- as low as 1:5 at a good value. Even...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Husband and I decided to visit this place, after living in the area for over 20 years. What a lovely place, even in early December. The walking path is easy, the nature center inviting. It was really a lovely afternoon.

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

It's nice to have a place like Hidden Oaks as part of the county park system. For one thing, it has preserved some beautiful hilly land from the developers, in a heavily populated area. It is also a free, educational destination for children that does...More

1  Thank Norma Jo S
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