• dogwood across creek

    Prince William Forest

    Park Virginia

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  • Visitor Center Remodel 2014

    Over the next several months there will be new changes coming to the Visitor Center. Presently we are remodeling the bookstore area to give it more of a country theme. Next the exibit area will get all new exhibits. Thank you for your patience and support

  • Oak Ridge Campground and Chopawamsic Backcountry Closure

    Oak Ridge Campground and Chopawamsic Backcountry area will be closed December 1st, 2013 to February 28th, 2014.

  • Firewood

    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!

Public Involvement

Public comment and involvement is integral to the future success of this park and all units of the National Park Service. This page provides the public with notification of open public comment periods on Environmental Assessment (EA), Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), and other important planning documents.


Public Comment - 8/31/2009 - 9/19/2009
Rehabilitate 14 Historic Cabins in Cabin Camp 4
Short Form EA (3.6MB)

the scenic drive in fall

Scenic Drive in Autumn. NPS Photo.

Public Comment Needed: 6/24/2009 - 8/15/2009
Resurface Public Roads and Parking Lots EA
Document Summary
Full EA (8.9 MB - pdf)


How do I comment?
To ensure easy access to planning documents, the National Park Service created PEPC, the Planning, Environment, and Public Comment system. Please visit PEPC to leave us with your useful comments.

Did You Know?


Because of its abundance and high sulfur content, Pyrite, also known as "Fool's Gold," was once mined in what is now Prince William Forest Park (1889-1920) to be used in products ranging from light bulbs to soap.