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20 Attractions to Explore Near Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
Ellanor C. Lawrence Park5040 Walney Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA

A natural park that preserves the cultural and natural resources of western Fairfax County and has a long and complex history lasting 8,000 years. The land was used as a tenant farm, family homestead, and country estate until it was deeded to Fairfax County Park Authority as a 640-acre nature park in 1971.

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Sully Historic Site
Sully Historic Site5.13 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Sully was the home of Richard Bland Lee, uncle of Robert E. Lee, and northern Virginia's first representative to congress. The home is furnished with Federal period antiques and combines Georgian and Federal architechtural styles. It was restored by Fairfax County Park Authority in 1976.

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center5.61 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM)'s annex at Washington Dulles International Airport in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County, which holds numerous exhibits, including the Space Shuttle Discovery, the Enola Gay, and the Gemini 7 space capsule.

Oak Hill
Oak Hill6.03 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Oak Hill is a mansion and plantation located in Aldie, Virginia that was for 22 years a home of James Monroe, the fifth U.S. President. It is a National Historic Landmark, but privately owned and not open to the public.

NRA National Firearms Museum
NRA National Firearms Museum8.27 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

The NRA National Firearms Museum is a museum established in 1935, located at the NRA Headquarters Building in Fairfax County which has Approximately 2,500 guns are displayed in 15,000 square feet. The museum's exhibits cover seven centuries of firearms development and history. The main museum galleries are organized chronologically. Exhibits include firearms used for competition shooting, hunting, personal defense, recreational shooting, and police work.

Henry House Hill
Henry House Hill9.43 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Henry House Hill is a location near Bull Run in Virginia. Named for the house of the Henry family that sits atop it, the hill begins near the road of Centreville. This hill was an important site of the battles of First and Second Bull Run.

Manassas National Battlefield Park
Manassas National Battlefield Park9.54 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

A unit of the National Park Service located in Prince William County, that preserves the site of two major American Civil War battles: the First Battle of Bull Run and the Second Battle of Bull Run. The park offers exhibits includes Civil War-era uniforms, weapons, field gear, and an electronic battle map and so more. The park was established in 1940 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Ben Lomond Historic Site
Ben Lomond Historic Site10.39 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is a mountain in the Scottish Highlands. Situated on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond, it is the most southerly of the Munros. Ben Lomond lies within the Ben Lomond National Memorial Park and the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, property of the National Trust for Scotland.

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens15.45 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is a 100 plus acre botanical garden which was located in Vienna, Virginia. There is plenty of ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections. Discover local flora and fauna among lakes, forests and meandering walking trails. Take in majestic views of the Piedmont hills, explore the Korean Bell Garden or pay a visit to our restored 18th Century log cabin and so more.

Burke Lake Park
Burke Lake Park15.49 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

A beautiful public park that encompasses Burke Lake. It offers many recreation facilities, including miniature golf, a carousel, a miniature train, an ice cream parlor, a fishing pier, campgrounds, and numerous playgrounds and picnic areas.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts16.66 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is a performing arts center located on 117 acres of national parkland in unincorporated Fairfax County. The Foundation presents performances in the Filene Center from May through September and at The Barns at Wolf Trap year-round. The latter venue is adjacent to but outside the park proper. In addition, the Foundation operates the Wolf Trap Opera Company, a resident company for young opera singers.

Fountainhead Regional Park
Fountainhead Regional Park17.76 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is an approximately 2,000-acre regional park, bordering a tributary of the Potomac River, in Fairfax County, northern Virginia which was protecting and managing by the NOVA Parks agency.

Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre
Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre20.03 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Brentsville Courthouse and Jail is a historic courthouse and jail located at Brentsville, which was built in 1822, and is a two-story, Federal-style brick building. It features a fanlight over the main entrance, within a keyed, semicircular brick arch and an octagonal-roofed, frame-built cupola.

Lake Accotink Park
Lake Accotink Park20.15 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Lake Accotink is a reservoir in North Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia, which was formed by the damming of Accotink Creek. The lake is 55 acres, and the surrounding park is 493.

Great Falls Park
Great Falls Park21.22 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

A small national park site in Virginia on 800 acres along the banks of the Potomac River. This place is blessed with rich natural beauty and soo many water resources and also has a vast variety of flora and fauna.

Aldie Mill
Aldie Mill22.18 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

This is a water mill in Aldie, Virginia built shortly after 1804 to grind grain using the waters of the Little River. Retaining much of its original machinery, it is one of the best-preserved mills in Virginia.

Algonkian Regional Park
Algonkian Regional Park22.52 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

The 838-acre park which was located on the Potomac River in Sterling, Virginia is owned and operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and contains open fields, picnic shelters, rental cottages, an event center for weddings and meetings, a boat launch with access to the Potomac River, the Volcano Island water park open from May to September, and an 18-hole golf course. The park is bisected by the Potomac Heritage Trail.

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve
Scott’s Run Nature Preserve22.94 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

A nature preserve which was located at Mc lean which is noted for including eastern hemlocks among its plant life, which are rare for the area. It is a popular destination for recreation and hiking and is operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority.

Green Spring Garden
Green Spring Garden24.14 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

A public park, including a historic 18th-century plantation house "Green Spring", which is the heart of a national historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Oatlands Plantation Lane
Oatlands Plantation Lane25.85 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Oatlands Plantation is an estate located in Leesburg, Virginia. operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark. The Oatlands property is composed of the main mansion and 415 acres of farmland and gardens. The house is judged as one of the finest Federal period country estate houses in the nation.

The CIA Museum
The CIA Museum26.58 KMs away from Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

The CIA Museum, administered by the Center for the Study of Intelligence, is a national archive for the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibition of intelligence artifacts, culture, and history. Its collection includes material associated with all activities of the CIA's predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services, a material associated with activities of foreign intelligence organizations, and material associated with the history and mission of the Central Intelligence Agency.