Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

Upcoming Featured Events

Dec

11

10:00AM, (4-Adult) Take a hike through the woods with a naturalist to listen and look…

Dec

11

1:00PM, (3-6 years) Explore parks through books. Hear a story, enjoy nature activities…

Dec

12

3:00PM, (4-Adult) Celebrate the winter holidays with the families who lived at Walney…

Dec

18

10:00AM, (8-Adult) No leaves? No problem! Learn to use clues like buds, bark and fruit…

Dec

18

3:00PM, (4-Adult) Celebrate the winter holidays with the families who lived at Walney…

Dec

22

10:00AM, (4-Adult) Take a hike through the woods with a naturalist to listen and look…

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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