Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park is open dawn to dusk. Visitor Center: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily through February. Closed Tuesdays.

703-631-0013
TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,
Manager

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Events

Spy Craft

01/20/2019 12:30 pm


(8-Adult) Explore the lives of the men and women who passed along secrets and information in dangerous times. Try your hand at a little spy craft to take home. The program at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park runs from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Spy Craft

01/22/2019 10:00 am


(8-Adult) Explore the lives of the men and women who passed along secrets and information in dangerous times. Try your hand at a little spy craft to take home. The program at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park runs from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Winter Tree Detectives

01/31/2019 10:00 am


(8-Adult) No leaves? No problem! Learn to use clues like buds, bark and fruit to identify and enjoy the winter beauty of some of the native trees at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. The program runs from 10 to 11 a.m., and the cost is $6 per person. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Beautiful Handmade Arts: Winter

02/14/2019 10:00 am


(12-Adult) Gather friends and family together at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park to create art inspired by history. The art will reflect the season or month. There are two, one-hour sessions being offered that begin at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Home Made Bird Feeders

02/17/2019 1:30 pm


(2-Adult) Bring your empty milk jugs and/or two-liter soda bottles to Ellanor C. Lawrence Park to make bird feeders. We discuss tips for feeding birds and learn to identify common birds that visit home bird feeders. The program runs from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the 17th and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the 28th. The cost is $8 per person, and children must be…

Birds Around Us

02/17/2019 3:00 pm


(4-Adult) Examine beaks, feathers, nests and talons at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park to explore the avian world that surrounds us. Find out about bird life cycles, mi¬gration patterns and adaptations that make birds such fascinating animals. The program runs from 3 to 4 p.m. on the 17th and from 10 to 11 a.m. on the 28th. The cost is $7 per person, and children must be…

Vernal Pool Ventures Campfire

02/23/2019 4:30 pm


(4-Adult) Vernal pools are one of the most fascinating and elusive ecosystems at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Join us after-hours as we hike the trails and search for signs of new amphibian life. Learn about the life cycle and early development of local amphibians. Hike the trails at night and end the evening by roasting s’mores over a campfire. The program runs from…

Birds Around Us

02/28/2019 10:00 am


(4-Adult) Examine beaks, feathers, nests and talons at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park to explore the avian world that surrounds us. Find out about bird life cycles, mi¬gration patterns and adaptations that make birds such fascinating animals. The program runs from 3 to 4 p.m. on the 17th and from 10 to 11 a.m. on the 28th. The cost is $7 per person, and children must be…

Home Made Bird Feeders

02/28/2019 11:30 am


(2-Adult) Bring your empty milk jugs and/or two-liter soda bottles to Ellanor C. Lawrence Park to make bird feeders. We discuss tips for feeding birds and learn to identify common birds that visit home bird feeders. The program runs from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the 17th and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the 28th. The cost is $8 per person, and children must be…

Ellanor C. Lawrence Classes and Camps

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