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“Nice place to walk”

Walney Visitor Center
Ranked #8 of 17 things to do in Chantilly
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Easy to find and free parking. The trail goes to both ends of the park and save the South end for last so you can spend time at the pond.

Thank Raymond R
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

There are several nice hikes and with the pond and the visitor's center, it's always a fabulous place to take the kids. Pick a trail and just go, you will most likely see some wildlife. The visitor's center is really for the little ones, but that, plus the garden and smoke house and ice house and bee hives will give you plenty of things to keep little ones occupied. Although our kids are grown now, we spent so many Saturdays there with the great kids shows they put on. Such a nice park.

Thank RYC88
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

In early June, I saw a hawk, a turtle and white-breasted nuthatch birds. If you come to Ellanor Lawrence park via Walney Rd. & Route 28, the 1st stop is the parking lot near the Mill. There is a pond for fishing (not sure what you could catch - it's quite small), and plenty of gravel-lot parking, picnic tables and the trail network to start. From here you are actually about 1mi. (via the trails) to the visitor's center, which isn't marked on some FaIrfax County Park Authority maps. This park is a gem within a very urban area. I won't lie - you can still hear highway noise from Route 28 and Interstate 66, but it is a wonderful place to visit to enjoy some peace and quiet.

Thank mj_2fl
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Some awesome hiking trails.

This place is tucked away and a nice little escape from the hustle and bustle.

Great to reconnect with nature, family hikes and if you like geocaching there are quite a few caches on these trails.

Thank JoeTD
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We go here every few weekends to walk in the woods. My son loves it here and is always asking to go. All the trails are pretty easy to navigate and is good for all ages.
There is rarely a lot of people out on the trails which is really nice, it's close by and an easy escape from the hustle and bustle of the suburban surroundings.

1  Thank kcrclark
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