Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center: Currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, the Park's trails are open dawn to dusk.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Events

Painting at the Pond

10/02/2020 4:00 pm

Take a short walk around the pond with a naturalist and then enjoy a peaceful time in nature painting with watercolors.

Wild Women

10/05/2020 1:00 pm

They heard the call. Hear how women preserved and protected parks, open spaces and the natural world.

Growing and Protecting a Park Forest

10/09/2020 1:00 pm

Walk with the Resource Manager at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park as you are given insights on how this 650-acre county park of forests, meadows and streams is kept healthy and thriving.

Colors of the Forest

10/25/2020 2:00 pm

Fall foliage is a sight to behold, but why do leaves turn colors? Get into the science of it.

Wilderness Walk

11/06/2020 1:00 pm

(Adults) Get off the beaten path with a naturalist and explore less popular trails at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Identify plants and tracks of animals that live within the park.

Mill Race Tours

11/07/2020 10:00 am

(5-Adult) Learn how Cabell’s Mill has changed over its 250 years. As we tour Cabell’s Mill, we will discuss its function as a mill and in the community, discover how its function has changed over time, and examine its history through photography.

Squirreling Around

11/14/2020 1:00 pm

(8-Adult) Why do we have a love/hate relationship with squirrels? Take a walk and observe what our furry friends are doing. Share your stories, and learn about squirrel behavior. Discuss ways to deter or attract squirrels.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Classes and Camps

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

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