Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center Hours Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weekends noon - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Events

Give a Hoot Campfire

04/06/2018 7:00 pm

(4-Adult) Barred owls inhabit our stream valley parks. Learn to identify these owls from other native owls while taking a hike at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Finish by enjoying s’mores around the campfire. The program from 7 to 8 p.m. costs $6 per person. For more information, call 703-631-0013

Cooking Biscuits

04/13/2018 7:00 pm

(4-Adult) From 6 - 7:30 p.m. - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cook without electric ovens and microwaves? At Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, try cooking the old-fashioned way over a fire, the way many Virginians before us did. Cook biscuits with jelly and make fresh butter to sample. Learn about the tools and safety required when cooking with open…

Poetry of the Past

04/14/2018 5:30 pm

(6-Adult) Celebrate National Poetry Month by touring Ellanor C. Lawrence Park and learning about the residents who lived there. Then, settle in by the campfire as you read poems inspired by historical events, including a poem written by one of Walney’s early residents who was inspired by a building onsite. End the evening by writing your own poem and workshopping…

What on Earth are We Doing for Earth Day?

04/22/2018 1:00 pm

(4-Adult) Come and celebrate Earth Day at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Learn how plastics affect our environment and our park. Explore what we can do to reduce, reuse, restore and recycle through walks, talks and games.

This free program runs from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Walney Through the Years

05/19/2018 1:00 pm

(3-Adult) Join us for a free celebration of the past and future of Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Mingle with reenactors, get up close and personal with animals, and explore the lives of the residents of Walney farm. Play games, take a wagon ride and try your hands at crafts and past-times of the past.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Classes and Camps

See all the classes and camps scheduled at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.