Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Walney Visitor Center hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed weekdays. Trails, picnic tables and park grounds are open dawn to dusk daily.

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

Sep

22

6:00PM, (8-Adult) Identify some of Fairfax County's common invasive plant species.…

Sep

23

10:00AM, (2-6 years) Walk with a naturalist and your child as we investigate the…

Sep

25

1:00PM, (12-Adult) Hear the names and stories of many African American families who…

Sep

30

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

Oct

04

10:00AM, (12-Adult) They heard the call! Hear how women preserved and protected parks,…

Oct

08

1:00PM, (4-Adult) Walk with the Resource Manager at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as you are…

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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