Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Visitor Center Hours Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends noon - 5 p.m. 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

Nov

24

10:00AM, (3-Adult) Discover the wild turkey’s habits and secret ways during a walk in…

Dec

08

1:00PM, (2-Adult) Celebrate the winter holidays with the Machen family at Walney Farm.…

Dec

12

5:30PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy a turkey hot dog supper roasted over a campfire at Ellanor C.…

Dec

16

4:00PM, (9-13 yrs.) Get to know the birds of Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Learn birding…

Dec

22

4:00PM, (4-Adult) Join us in song and exploration on a wagon ride at Ellanor C.…

 

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