Outside firewood is prohibited in Prince William Forest Park, unless it is certified USDA 'bug free' firewood. Dead and downed wood may be collected from designated areas for use while in the park. Help us protect the forest from invasive species!
Warm Wet Spring = More Ticks
Please check yourself and your pets for ticks continually during and after your visit. Ticks are less prevelent if you stay on trail or in mowed areas. Wearing light colored clothing helps you spot them before the attach.
Temp. Closure C-Loop Bathroom
Due to sequestration cuts, the C-Loop bathroom at Oak Ridge Campground will remain closed. Please use the B-Loop restroom, a short walking distance away. We apologize for the inconvenience.
In case of emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the park's 24 Hour Emergency Number: 866-677-6677.
The superintendent of Prince William Forest Park, Vidal Martinez, is the top park official, responsible for managing and supervising all park operations and activities. Though staff offices are scattered throughout the park, all park staff can be reached during normal business hours by dialing 703-221-4706 and the extensions listed below.
Or you can always email the Superintendent! Or dial x.103.
For our address and directions, please visit our directions page.
Divisions within the park include administration, interpretation, maintenance, resource management, and resource and visitor protection. A division chief heads each division.
Did You Know?
At over 15,000 acres, Prince William Forest Park protects the largest example of eastern Piedmont forest ecosystem (one of the most heavily altered ecosystems in North America) in the National Park System.