Hours of Operation
Exhibits, classroom (40 person capacity), children's Discovery Room, live animal displays, interpretive gardens, viewing pond, birthday parties, coming soon a Nature Discovery Area
Public restrooms, water fountains, fully wheelchair-accessible with some accessible trails
Programs for the general public are advertised through our quarterly publication, The Snag. These programs are offered by the Conservation & Interpretation Section: Gulf Branch Nature Center, Long Branch Nature Center, and the Park Ranger Unit.
Read a review of Long Branch Nature Center from Our-Kids.com.
Birthday Parties at Long Branch
Children 4 and up, join a naturalist at Long Branch Nature Center with up to 17 of your closest friends and discover some neat things about the animal of your choice and even meet a critter up-close and personal!
Call Long Branch Nature Center for availability.
Long Branch Nature Center
625 S. Carlin Springs Road
Arlington, VA 22204
To sign-up to receive The Snag publication, please visit The Snag page.
BIRDS BIRDS BIRDS!
Nature abounds at Long Branch Nature Center and Park! Check out these beautiful photos of birds at Long Branch taken by photographer Paula Sullivan. View Photo Gallery! (Note: By clicking on the link, you will be taken outside the County website. Arlington County is not responsible for images and content contained therein.)
Did you know that Long Branch Nature Center is a collection site for the Growing Native program? Growing Native is a year-round volunteer project that collects hardwood seeds and plants trees to help restore and protect rivers and streams in the Potomac River watershed. Find out more!