Reminder to park visitors. Fireworks are prohibited at Prince William Forest Park.
Oak Ridge Campground Site A29 closure
Oak Ridge Campground site A29 will be closed until safety concerns have been mitigated. Please do not use that site until it has been reopened.
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.
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!
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 is a 100-site, wooded campground capable of accommodating tents, RVs, and trailers. The campground is open year-round and is available during the winter months on a first-come, first served basis. From April 30 to October31, reservations are required for B and C loops of the campground on Recreation.gov; A Loop remains first-, first-served. Payment of your park entrance fee is required at the visitor center before proceeding the campground. The fee per campsite is $20 ($10 for Interagency Senior/Access pass holders).
Group Cabin Camping
Rent a Single Historic Cabin
Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground - $40.00 per site
Telegraph Picnic Pavilion - $80.00 per day
Ranger-led Program - Free
Special Use Permit - $120.00
Here are some additional documents about applying and requesting Special Use Permits:
Conditions of a Permit - current regulations that are associated when a permit is issued
Commercial Filming and Still Photography - regulations that apply when using the park for commercial filming and still photographyEmail us! Or call 703.221.4706 x.211.
Did You Know?
Prince William Forest Park was used by the Office of Strategic Services (forerunner to the CIA) as a training camp for spies during World War II. Today, you can rent a cabin where spies once learned their trade.