Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Visitor Center Hours Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends noon - 5 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

Aug

25

2:00PM, (6-11 yrs.) Build, design, engineer and create. Learn STEM as your child…

Aug

25

2:30PM, (6-11 yrs.) Students experience nature and history through hands-on experiences…

Aug

25

6:00PM, (2-Adult) At Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, the meadow is a-buzz with bug life. Cap¬…

Sep

05

10:00AM, (2-3 yrs.) Bring your toddler to explore history through sight, sound, smell…

Sep

10

7:00AM, (8-Adult) Wake up with the birds at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park and discover these…

Sep

15

10:00AM, (2-3 yrs.) Bring your toddler to explore history through sight, sound, smell…

 

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