Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: December through February, open 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

703-631-0013
TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,
Manager

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Preserving land, protecting resources

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is a 650-acre park in western Fairfax County with a history that spans 8,000 years. The park’s habitats include forest, streams and a pond, and it is home to many species. Inside the Walney Visitor Center you will find live animal exhibits, historic exhibits, children’s activities, a greenhouse, classroom and sales area.

Upcoming Featured Events

Feb

23

3:00PM, (4-Adult) Leave the technology behind and connect with the great outdoors to…

Mar

04

1:00PM, (8-15 yrs.) Four-week course. Delve into the wonders of our local plants with…

Mar

07

1:00PM, (5-9 yrs.) Explore nature with your child as we investigate the park and all…

Mar

13

7:00PM, (4-Adult) Wood frogs are breeding in vernal pools. Assist in collecting and…

Mar

27

5:30PM, (4-Adult) Try cooking the old-fashioned way over a fire, the way many…

Mar

28

7:30PM, (7-Adult) Assist park naturalists with a calling amphibian survey. Learn how to…

NOTICE: The new access road to E.C. Lawrence Park ballfields is open. The entrance is on the north end of the park and accessible from Westfields Blvd. The park entrance from Rt. 28 is closed. There are more than 100 new parking spots near the fields.
More Information about the ECLP Entrance

FIeld Trips

A young boy learns about American Indian games by aiming a feathered corn cob at a ring

Scouting

Two Girl Scouts work on crafts at a table

Birthdays

Two ECLP volunteers play with a water hose while working in a garden

 

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