Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Walney Visitor Center hours: Mon & Wed-Fri 9-5pm and Sat-Sun 12-5pm. 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


VDOT Paving

VDOT plans on paving the Ellanor C. Lawrence Athletic Field’s access road and all major roads leading into the park starting Sunday, June 26 thru June 30, 2022 . The paving will be completed between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. for the duration of the project. The park will close no later than 9:30 p.m. to ensure all patrons are out of the park before work begins. Thank you for your cooperation and we regret any inconvenience.

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

If you’re 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 historian Alli Hartley leads tours that examine an 18th-century farmhouse and 19th-century outbuildings, including a smokehouse, dairy, ice house and ice pond remnants.

Tour topics: Technology Through Time, African-American History, Women’s History

Tours can be tailored for any age group.

Cost: $6 per person

Minimum of six participants

For information or to book a tour: 703-631-0013 or email Allison.Hartley@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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