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Scott’s Run Nature Preserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

7400 VA-193, McLean, VA 22102, USA

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About Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

A nature preserve which was located at Mc lean which is noted for including eastern hemlocks among its plant life, which are rare for the area. It is a popular destination for recreation and hiking and is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.

Attractions Near Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

The CIA Museum
The CIA Museum4.65km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

The CIA Museum, administered by the Center for the Study of Intelligence, is a national archive for the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibition of intelligence artifacts, culture, and history. Its collection includes material associated with all activities of the CIA's predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services, a material associated with activities of foreign intelligence organizations, and material associated with the history and mission of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Great Falls Park
Great Falls Park5.98km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

A small national park site in Virginia on 800 acres along the banks of the Potomac River. This place is blessed with rich natural beauty and soo many water resources and also has a vast variety of flora and fauna.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts6.3km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

This is a performing arts center located on 117 acres of national parkland in unincorporated Fairfax County. The Foundation presents performances in the Filene Center from May through September and at The Barns at Wolf Trap year-round. The latter venue is adjacent to but outside the park proper. In addition, the Foundation operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a resident company for young opera singers.

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens7.62km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

This is a 100 plus acre botanical garden which was located in Vienna, Virginia. There is plenty of ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections. Discover local flora and fauna among lakes, forests and meandering walking trails. Take in majestic views of the Piedmont hills, explore the Korean Bell Garden or pay a visit to our restored 18th Century log cabin and so more.

Green Spring Garden
Green Spring Garden15.71km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

A public park, including a historic 18th-century plantation house "Green Spring", which is the heart of a national historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

NRA National Firearms Museum
NRA National Firearms Museum16.09km from Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

The NRA National Firearms Museum is a museum established in 1935, located at the NRA Headquarters Building in Fairfax County which has Approximately 2,500 guns are displayed in 15,000 square feet. The museum's exhibits cover seven centuries of firearms development and history. The main museum galleries are organized chronologically. Exhibits include firearms used for competition shooting, hunting, personal defense, recreational shooting, and police work.

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Fairfax County
Fairfax County
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A county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was Commonwealth's most populous jurisdiction and this county is blessed with so many beautiful places and so many interesting areas are there.