Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Weekdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Weekends Noon to 5 p.m.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Events

Who Left That Behind? Identifying Scat

08/03/2019 4:00 pm

(4-Adult) Learn park critters by the signs they leave behind. Tracks and scat are just a few of the clues left by animals in parks. Join a naturalist on a hike to look for and identify these signs, then complete a craft that will help you learn to identify different animal scat. Wear sturdy walking shoes. The program at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park runs from 4 to 5 p.m.…

Stream Life

08/03/2019 6:00 pm

(4-Adult) Freshwater ecosystems are full of fascinating creatures. Search for stoneflies, hellgrammites, water pennies and crayfish. Explore Big Rocky Run with a naturalist. Use dip nets and kick nets to catch and release these creatures and learn about their role in the environment. Learn stream monitoring techniques and the impact humans have on these fragile…

When Life Gives you Lemons…

08/04/2019 1:00 pm

(6-Adult) Join us on a hot day in the park to learn how to make lemonade. Discuss the history of the popular beverage and how people would chill their drinks in summers throughout history. The program at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park runs from 1 to 2 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Classes and Camps

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