Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Map of TRACK Trail through Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

The Wolf Trap TRACK Trail is 1.5 miles long and winds around Wolf Trap Run and the Turtle Pond. Along the way, you’ll pass the Filene Center, the Theatre-In-The-Woods, and walk through Dimple Meadow.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center located on 130 acres of National Park land in Fairfax County, Virginia near the town of Vienna. Along with hiking trails,  there are performances in the summer, sledding in the winter, and ranger programs all year long.

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Collectible sticker for Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Location Details

Recreational Features: Picnic Tables, Interpretive Programs, Birding
Amenities: Restrooms, Visitor Center
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality: Open all year
Rocky creek
Trailhead kiosk with brochures
Deciduous forest
Visitor center by field
Turtle on a log
Red fall foliage
Outdoor ampitheater

Adventures for Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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Hiking

Wolf Trap: Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
1.50
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
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Hiking

Wolf Trap: Flower Power

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
1.50
Many flowers depend on relationships with pollinators to reproduce. Use the clues in this brochure to see how a flower’s size, shape, color and smell have the power to attract unique pollinators.
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Hiking

Wolf Trap: Hide N' Seek

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
1.50
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.
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Hiking

Wolf Trap: Need for Trees

Difficulty:
Moderate
Trail length:
1.50
By following the picture and textual clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, kids will discover six of the more common trees found along the trail. During their adventure, kids will learn about the need that people and other animals have for trees and about the roles trees play in the forest.

Directions

1551 Trap Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
Latitude: 38.936540800000
Longitude: -77.264469800000

Wolf Trap is located just off of VA 267. If driving, take exit 15 and merge on to Trap Road. For detailed directions, please visit the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts website at http://www.nps.gov/wotr/planyourvisit/directions.htm

Partners

The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.

The Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership between the National Park Service and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program. This project was financed in part by the National Park Service’s CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in 2018.