Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Walney Visitor Center hours: Mon & Wed-Fri 9-5pm and 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.

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NOTICE:

Sully Woodlands Stewardship Education Center Construction Begins

Active construction is anticipated to be completed by early 2023. Residents should expect occasional construction traffic entering and exiting the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park/Cabell’s Mill entrance. The park is located at 5235 Walney Road in Centerville, VA.

Upcoming Featured Events

Sep

29

1:00PM, (8-15 years) Dive into watershed education at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Receive…

Oct

01

10:00AM, (4-13 years) Join a naturalist as they demonstrate how we feed our site display…

Oct

05

9:45AM, (1-3 years) Bring your toddler to explore nature through sight, sound, smell…

Oct

14

10:00AM, (7-Adult) Wander with a naturalist to discover wonderful wildflowers that grow…

Oct

14

6:00PM, (4-Adult) Come mothing with a naturalist. Then gather around the campfire, make…

Oct

28

7:00PM, (5-Adult) Spark your interest in Walney history through legends, lore and…

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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