Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center winter hours 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

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

Jan

24

10:00AM, (3-6 yrs.) Preschoolers explore nature or history once a month at Ellanor C.…

Jan

28

10:00AM, (13-Adult) Learn how to sew using a hand-cranked, 1940s sewing machine with…

Feb

03

10:00AM,  (2-Adult) See how we feed our site display animals at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park…

Feb

11

3:00PM, (2-Adult) Enjoy poetry, tea and sugar cookies at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park’s…

 

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