Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: Currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, the Park's trails 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

Mar

04

1:00PM, (8-15 years) Delve into the wonders of our local plants with hands-on…

Mar

12

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

Mar

13

1:00PM, (5-9 years) Explore nature with your child as we investigate Ellanor C.…

Mar

14

3:00PM, (8-Adult) Take a one-mile walk along Walney Creek from its source at the Spring…

Mar

15

1:30PM, (Grade 4-6) Parks provide an experience not easily duplicated in the classroom…

Mar

27

7:00PM, (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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