Exploring the Outdoors

Our indoor exhibit serves as a window into the wonders of the Annandale area, and includes live animals, play areas, and educational signs and displays.

Urban Woodlands Interactive Exhibit

Woodland Residents of Hidden Oaks

Friends of Hidden Oaks Nature Center

Hidden Oaks is nestled in 52-acre Annandale Community Park, and includes miles of trails, including the 1/3 mile Oak Loop Trail. The park also contains baseball fields, a picnic shelter, a creek, and a playground, for fun for the whole family!

Nature Playce

Discover nature's wonders while your family plays in our 1/3-acre unstructured woodland play area. Make mud pies, dig into woodchip and leaf piles, make ground forts or just rest next to a tree and watch the clouds float by. At the nature center, become an Official Nature Snooper and receive a complimentary gift from FOHONC!