Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Visitor Center: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily through February. 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

Feb

23

4:30PM, (4-Adult) Vernal pools are one of the most fascinating and elusive ecosystems…

Feb

28

10:00AM, (4-Adult) Examine beaks, feathers, nests and talons at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park…

Feb

28

11:30AM, (2-Adult) Bring your empty milk jugs and/or two-liter soda bottles to Ellanor C…

Mar

03

3:00PM, (8-Adult) Explore the lives of the men and women who passed along secrets and…

Mar

04

1:00PM, (8-15 yrs.) Delve into the wonders of our local plants with hands-on activities…

Mar

08

7:00PM, (4-Adult) Wood frogs are breeding in vernal pools. Assist in collecting and…

 

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