Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna Virginia features three distinct native plant collections in. The largest of these is the Potomac Valley Collection, which is based on biogeography and floristic composition within the Potomac River basin. Additional collections are the Native Tree Collection and the Virginia Native Wetland Collection. Opened in 1992, the Meadowlark Visitor Center is a significant architectural landmark in Northern Virginia. It contains several aquaria exhibits and an interactive exhibit space focusing on plant diversity, and interactive exhibits feature rotating topics on various garden collections. The center also provides a garden map with a detailed route planner. Tours presenting numerous aspects of the Meadowlark Gardens are available for garden clubs, school field trips, upper level classes, and other groups. Field trips, scout badge programs, tours, programs, and classes should be pre-scheduled on an individual basis. See the "Education & Tours" section of the website for program details.

Contact Info
Address: 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182. Fairfax County. Tel: 703-255-3631. Website: www.nvrpa.org/park/meadowlark_botanical_gardens. Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.