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

Jul

20

8:00PM, (2-Adult) As dusk approaches, the meadow at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is lit…

Jul

21

2:00PM, (4-Adult) Explore Walney’s dairy farm history while touring the ice house and…

Jul

22

5:00PM, (4-Adult) Freshwater ecosystems are full of fascinating creatures. Come to…

Jul

25

2:00PM, (6-11 yrs.) Build, design, engineer and create. Learn STEM as your child…

Jul

27

7:00PM, (2-Adult) Bring an adventurous spirit and shoes that can get wet to explore…

Jul

28

2:30PM, (6-11 yrs.) Students experience nature and history through hands-on experiences…

 

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