Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

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NOTICE:

Sully Woodlands Stewardship Education Center Construction Begins

Active construction is anticipated to be completed by early 2023. Residents should expect occasional construction traffic entering and exiting the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park/Cabell’s Mill entrance. The park is located at 5235 Walney Road in Centerville, VA.

Upcoming Featured Events

Aug

19

7:00PM, (All Ages) Join a naturalist for a private nature hike exploring the survival…

Sep

02

7:00PM, (7-Adult) Walk the meadows and forest edges to see bats feeding on insects. Use…

Sep

10

11:00AM, (6-11 years) See the best that our park has to offer with topics that fit your…

Sep

10

1:00PM, (5-adult) Come out to the park to discover the hidden beauty in everyday plants…

Sep

11

10:00AM, (10-Adult) Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and identify plants that are safe to eat…

Sep

16

6:00PM, (4-Adult) Bring your family to enjoy a delightful campfire and observe the park…

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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