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

Oct

17

6:00PM, (7-Adult) Wander with a naturalist to discover wonderful fall wildflowers that…

Oct

19

6:00PM, (4-Adult) Families can bring a small pumpkin to decorate at Ellanor C. Lawrence…

Oct

27

5:00PM, (4-Adult) Amazing reptiles call Ellanor C. Lawrence Park home. Play games, test…

Nov

02

6:30PM, (7-Adult) Everyone loves dessert, a classic course that transcends generations…

Nov

04

2:00PM, (12-Adult) Hear a spellbinding tale of espionage, secret payments and the…

Nov

14

5:30PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy a turkey hot dog supper roasted over a campfire at Ellanor C.…

 

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