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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park - Athletic Fields, Trails, Picnic Areas


Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Athletic Fields

Athletic Field

The synthetic athletic turf field complex at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park consists of soccer, baseball and softball fields, fitness stations and trails. Synthetic turf fields are considered state-of-the-art facilities. Synthetic turf fields provide a high quality playing surface that can be utilized throughout the year. With field shortages throughout the county, they serve as a partial solution to field space concerns as well as providing great playing conditions with minimal maintenance and superior site drainage. For athletic field reservations, please see the Neighborhood and Community Services Web page or call them at 703-324-5533.

Directions to the Athletic Fields, Playground, Mulch Recycling: From I-66, take exit 53B for VA-28N. Keep right and follow the signs for VA-28N. Head .6 mile north of Walney/Braddock Road intersection to left entrance at light. From the north head .6 mile south of Westfields Blvd on VA-28S to right entrance.

Hiking Trails

There are approximately four miles of trails at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park located in upland and bottomland forest and along the meadows. The trails are used for hiking, bird watching, jogging and walking. Bicycles are only permitted on Walney Road and Big Rocky Run Stream Valley Trails. Trails are accessible from the Walney Visitor Center, Middlegate/Cabell’s Mill complex and Walney Pond.

The Big Rocky Run Stream Valley Trail is a gravel/paved two mile trail that begins at the Middlegate/Cabell’s Mill complex and ends at Fairfax County Parkway.

Trail maps are available at the Walney Visitor Center. Please be aware of other park patrons when using the trail system. See other trails in Fairfax County.

Picnic Shelter and Amphitheatre

Picnic Shelter at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park also has a Picnic Shelter and an Amphitheater.

Trail Buddy Map
Check out the Ellanor C. Lawrence trail network with Trail Buddy, our online trail mapping tool.

ECL Park Trails Map
See Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Map


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