Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Weekends Noon to 5 p.m.

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

Jul

22

11:00AM, (14-Adult) Go off trail with a naturalist to learn about the Paw-Paw’s…

Aug

03

4:00PM, (4-Adult) Learn park critters by the signs they leave behind. Tracks and scat…

Aug

03

6:00PM, (4-Adult) Freshwater ecosystems are full of fascinating creatures. Search for…

Aug

04

1:00PM, (6-Adult) Join us on a hot day in the park to learn how to make lemonade.…

 

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