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Activities and Programs at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park


Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

The Walney Visitor Center features natural and cultural exhibits and a hands-on area to introduce the public to the past farmland and present parkland. Programs are regularly scheduled. Scavenger-hunt lists, self-guide maps for our orienteering courses and scout packages are available to rent or purchase at the Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday-Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, closed Tuesdays.

Activities and Programs at Ellanor C. Lawrence

Parktakes Online!
To register online, click the program title below. All you need is your member number (or barcode number), a valid email address and a Visa or MasterCard. Not a member yet? Sign up today! or call 703-222-4664.

Night Owl Hike at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Night Owl Hike and Campfire
Saturday, October 25, 6:30 p.m

At day's end, hike to look and listen for park wildlife. While sitting around the campfire, visit with our resident barred owl and enjoy s'mores. Bring a flashlight and blanket to sit on. The cost is $7 for county residents and $9 for out of county.

Experience E.C. Lawrence Park's House of Reptiles, Night Ride

House of Reptiles and Night Ride
Wednesday, October 29, 7 p.m.

Test your courage and challenge your fears and phobias at our All Hallows Eve House of Reptiles (and other crawling creatures).Roast smores at the campfire and then sit back for a refreshing wagon ride through a moon-lit meadow. The cost is $10 for county residents and $12 for out of county.

Turkey Walk at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Turkey Walk
Friday, November 28, 9:30 a.m.

Discover the wild turkey's habits and secret ways during a walk in the cedar forest. Look for wild turkeys and their signs. The cost is $5 for county residents and $7 for out of county.

Holidays at Walney Farm
Saturday, December 13, 1 p.m.

Celebrate the winter holidays with the Machen family at Walney Farm. Learn about the gifts and foods of an 1850 Virginia farm. Create your own historic holiday ornament. Enjoy hot apple cider and baked treats. The cost is $8 for county residents and $10 for out of county.

Van Excursions

2014 Van Excursions

Sunday, June 22
Reptile Hotspots Click to Register with Parktakes Online
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

(12 yrs. - Adult) Children under 16 should be accompanied by a registered adult. Get on the trail with Mark, Mike and Tony, three of the area's best local herpotologists and visit local herp hotspots, places where reptiles and amphibians may be found. Bring a bag lunch. Van trip includes a moderate hike; van departs Ellanor C. Lawrence Park $24/person


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