Moderate hike through Huntley Meadows Park. This lovely wetlands park with board walk is one of Fairfax Counties biggest parks. Nestled in Fairfax County's Hybla Valley, Huntley Meadows Park is a rich, natural and historical island of over 1,500 acres.
When: Saturday, Jan 18. 10 am.
Where to Meet: Entry to Visitor center. 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306
Difficulty-easy side of moderate.
Distance 5 miles
Duration: 2-2.5 hours Scenery: Wetland woodlands, marsh.
Trail surface: mostly dirt/very muddy when wet, standing water. Some gravel. One section of boardwalk. Wear boots, expect wet feet.
Facilities: No, Visitor center usually closed.
Elevation Gain: Nominal Dogs: NO
Park Link: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntley-meadows-park/
From 495 beltway-Rt 1 south exit towards Fort Belvoir.
South on US Route One 3 miles.
Right onto Lockheed Blvd at light
.6 miles left at T . into park.
Park at parking lot end of entrance rd.