• dogwood across creek

    Prince William Forest

    Park Virginia


Amphibians are animals that lead a double life. They are dependant on water to breed, and to keep their skin moist in order to survive. However, all amphibian species do not need to live in the water as adults.

All frogs & toads and salamanders belong to the amphibian group.

Did You Know?

Visitors recreating in one of the park's picnic areas

Prior to 1948, Prince William Forest Park was named Chopawamsic Recreation Demonstration Area. The name hinted at one of the park's intended uses as a source of recreational opportunities for the inner-city youth of Washington, D.C.