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 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

Oct

02

4:00PM, (9-Adult) Take a short walk around the pond with a naturalist and then enjoy a…

Oct

05

1:00PM, (12-Adult) They heard the call. Hear how women preserved and protected parks,…

Oct

09

1:00PM, (4-Adult) Walk with the Resource Manager at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as you are…

Oct

25

2:00PM, (7-Adult) Fall foliage is a sight to behold, but why do leaves turn colors? Get…

Nov

06

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

Nov

07

10:00AM, (5-Adult) Learn how Cabell’s Mill has changed over its 250 years. As we tour…

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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