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Nature Center

Dora Kelley Park & Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center in Alexandria, VA!

My family and I had a great time checking out Dora Kelley Park and Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center in Alexandria, VA last week. The natural 50-acre park has 1-mile of nature trail that works it way through the park. A paved bike trail starts at Van Dorn St. and reaches Sanger Avenue on the other … Continue reading »

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Hidden Pond Park in Springfield, VA!

*****The playground is getting an update! Stay tuned for more details!   Today we checked out Hidden Pond Park in Springfield, VA. This Fairfax County park has a Nature Center, pond, playground and tons of hiking trails and paved walking/biking trails. The trails run throughout the park and a bridge connects Hidden Pond Park to the … Continue reading »

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Walker Nature Education Center and Trails in Reston, VA!

Yesterday we checked out the Walker Nature Education Center in Reston, VA. The Walker Education Center is located amongst 1300 acres of open space in Fairfax County and maintained by the Reston Association. Address: 11450 Glade Drive, Reston, VA 20191 The Nature House located off of Glade Drive has a small collection of reptiles and … Continue reading »

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Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA!

Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA located in Fairfax County lies just above Great Falls National Park. In fact you can walk from Riverbend Park all the way to Great Falls National Park via the Potomac National Heritage Trail along the Potomac River. Unlike Great Falls where you pay a park fee Riverbend is a free … Continue reading »

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Annandale Park & Hidden Oak Nature Center in Annandale, VA!

Annandale Park & Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located in Annandale, Virginia off of Route 495 in Fairfax County. The nature center has 1/3 mile of clearly marked trails to take the kids on. Small informative signs are located through the trials for the kids to read. Address: 7701 Royce Street, Annandale, VA 22003 Inside … Continue reading »

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