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Winkler Botanical Preserve

5400 Roanoke Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311 · Alexandria West
(703) 578-7888
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"5 Yelp reviews


  • Mon - Sun8:30 AM - 5:00 PM



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  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"May 24, 2011 · by Amber W. from YelpThis is a beautiful, well-maintained little park in the middle of a bustling, jam-packed residential area. You'd never, ever know it was here unless someone told you, or you got curious about that green patch on Google Maps.It's not for camping or picnicking or anything really, except for walking around with … Full review
  • Rating: 3.0 out of 5"Aug 24, 2014 · by Daniel P. from YelpIt is pretty quiet and hidden in Alexandria but it's nothing special. The walk is sort of boring and fairly short. It is located behind what looks like low income housing and the area is shady at night. If you have nothing better to do and life very close then it's worth checking out. If you can, go to Great Falls. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 15, 2013 · by Erin B. from YelpSuch a relaxing little preserve nestled between neighborhoods in Alexandria. Too bad the hours barely allow me to partake :-( Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Oct 23, 2010 · by Mac O. from YelpThe Winkler Botanical Preserve is incredibly well-hidden in plain sight: between 395 and Seminary Road, nestled amidst upscale townhouses, worn-out apartments, Mark Center office park, and the colossal BRAC building. It's 44 acres of flora indigenous to the area, with well-maintained meandering … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Apr 26, 2012 · by Flaneuse D. from YelpI'm particularly fond of natural areas set in among concrete-and-asphalt urban environments, so I made a point of visiting this little bit of urban nature just off 395. And I'm so glad I did; it's a pleasant and restful place, intimate yet still spacious. It has the feeling of being in a little "bowl". As another reviewer … Full review
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