Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Walney Visitor Center Winter hours: Mon & Wed-Sun 11-4pm. Closed Tuesdays. The park's trails, picnic tables and grounds are open dawn to dusk.

TTY 711

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,

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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Historic Tours


Sully Woodlands Stewardship Education Center Construction Begins

Active construction is anticipated to be completed by early 2023. Residents should expect occasional construction traffic entering and exiting the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park/Cabell’s Mill entrance. The park is located at 5235 Walney Road in Centerville, VA.

A docent in costume leads a tour at ECLP

Looking for an interactive, outdoor historic walking tour for your scout troop, organization, or senior center? Get in touch with Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.
Site historians lead tours that examine the historic buildings, foundations, the lives of all the people who were here and a spy who used the parks.

Tour topics: The Women of Walney, Walney Through the Years, African Americans at Walney, and Spy Walk

Tours can be tailored for any age group.

Cost: $8 per person

Minimum of eight participants

For information or to book a tour: 703-631-0013 or email Kiersten.Fiore@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Cabell's Mill

A father holding a child points at something inside the remnants of a historic house

Groups are welcome to explore on their own. If you plan to bring a group to explore the park without a guide, please let us know in advance by calling 703-631-0013 (TTY 703-803-3354) during business hours.

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