Visitor Center partial closure
Prince William Forest Park Visitor Center will close three days a week begining December 17th, 2013. The closure will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week between December 17th, 2013 to March 1st, 2014.
Oak Ridge Campground and Chopawamsic Backcountry Closure
Oak Ridge Campground and Chopawamsic Backcountry area will be closed December 1st, 2013 to February 28th, 2014.
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!
Photos & Multimedia
Photos and Slide Shows
Videos and Podcasts
If videos and podcasts is what you're looking for, check out our Multimedia Presentations page. There you'll find many historic film clips from the park when it was a spy training area during World War II. You'll also find a 1936 film explaining why the park was created. Here's an example of what you'll find on our Multimedia Presentations page.....
The introductory moments to a film highlighting OSS Basic Military Training at Area A-2 (now Cabin Camp 2). This is one of 4 clips from the 30 minute film.
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.