Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Walney Visitor Center hours: Mon & Wed, 9-5pm; Fri, Sat & Sun, 12-5pm. Closed Tuesdays. The Park's trails, picnic tables and grounds are open dawn to dusk.

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 forests, streams, meadows, and a pond. Inside the Walney Visitor Center you will learn about the natural and cultural history of the park, see live reptiles and amphibians, and enjoy children's hands-on activities. Outside the Visitor Center, explore pollinator gardens, a historic kitchen garden, and historic structures.

Upcoming Featured Events

Oct

24

7:00PM, (4-Adult) Join a naturalist for a night hike to learn about nocturnal animals…

Oct

30

5:00PM, (4-Adult) Amazing reptiles call our park home. Play games, test your courage…

Nov

05

1:00PM, (Adults) Get off the beaten path with a naturalist to explore less popular…

Nov

06

5:00PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy an evening around the campfire, toasting marshmallows over the…

Nov

13

10:15AM, (4-Adult) Learn the importance and historic art of flags. Use your family…

Nov

13

6:30PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy an evening around the campfire, toasting marshmallows over the…

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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