Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Weekends Noon to 5 p.m.

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

Mar

28

1:00PM, (4-Adult) Learn park critters by the signs they leave behind. Tracks and scat…

Mar

30

7:30PM, (7-Adult) Assist naturalists at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park with a calling…

Apr

07

1:00PM, (5-Adult) Do you want to attract beautiful butterflies to your lawn? Tour…

Apr

10

6:00PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy a turkey hot dog supper roasted over the campfire and a brisk…

Apr

11

11:00AM, (4-Adult) Walk with the Resource Manager at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as you are…

Apr

12

7:00PM, (4-Adult) Try cooking the old-fashioned way over a fire, the way many…

 

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