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

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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Trails


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.

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Hiking Trails

The park has approximately four miles of trails for hiking, bird watching, jogging and walking in upland and bottomland forest and along meadows. Bicycles are permitted only on Walney Road and Big Rocky Run Stream Valley Trails. Trails are accessible from the Walney Visitor Center, the Middlegate/Cabell’s Mill complex and Walney Pond.

The Big Rocky Run Stream Valley Trail is a gravel/paved, two-mile trail that begins at the Middlegate/Cabell’s Mill complex and ends at the Fairfax County Parkway.

Trail maps are available at the Walney Visitor Center. Please be aware of other park patrons when using the trail system. 

Rocky Run Stream Valley Map

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