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.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

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



1:00PM, (3-Adult) Discover Ellanor C. Lawrence Park with our historians or naturalists…



10:00AM, (4-Adult) Discover the wild turkey's habits and secret ways during a walk in…

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 will close permanently in December. There are also 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


Two Girl Scouts work on crafts at a table


Two ECLP volunteers play with a water hose while working in a garden


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