Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Experience the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center

Woodland Stewardship Education CenterCalling all nature enthusiasts, explorers and curious minds! Get ready for an unforgettable experience as the brand-new Woodlands Stewardship Education Center opens its doors at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. During spring break (March 24–31), embark on a journey of discovery and environmental stewardship that will leave you inspired and amazed! Visitors will be able to enjoy:

  • Interactive Learning: Dive into a world of wonder as you explore the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center, designed to captivate adults and children alike with its immersive exhibits and hands-on activities.
  • Discovering Environmental Stewardship: Learn about the principles of environmental stewardship that are shaping the way we interact with and preserve our natural environment, making a world of difference for future generations.
  • Interactive Experiences: Try out new activities and experiences, including the Learning Observational Outdoor Pod (LOOP), where you can connect with nature in a unique and meaningful way. Plus, discover state-of-the-art digital screens in the kiosk that bring the natural world to life like never before.
  • Expert Guidance: Friendly staff will be on site to answer your questions, provide insights and guide you through your exploration of the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center.

The spring break schedule for the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center is as follows:

  • Sunday, March 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Monday, March 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 27, 3-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Friday, March 29, 3-7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 31, 2-6 p.m.

The Woodlands Stewardship Education Center is located at 5301 Walney Road in Chantilly. For more information and to plan your visit, please visit the Woodlands Stewardship Education Center website.

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