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Hidden Oaks Nature Center

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One of the nicest parks around for small children

Lots of animals for the kids to interact with. The staff does an excellent job of explaining about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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We took the kids and had a great educational time last fall when invited by the county program... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
cstade604703
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Annandale, Virginia
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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 4 weeks ago

Lots of animals for the kids to interact with. The staff does an excellent job of explaining about the animals and giving real educational experience. Our grandkids loved their time here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We took the kids and had a great educational time last fall when invited by the county program called Tracers.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cstade604703
Reviewed October 2, 2018

On a nice day there are little paths, a "dinosaur bone dig" and playground. The live animals are truly fun to learn about and the staff are very friendly and able to answer questions.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 47Butch
Reviewed June 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JasonS7149
Reviewed April 27, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JDMR_FL
Reviewed January 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank VAKelly_78
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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