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.
With 3 frontcountry campgrounds, 1 backcountry campgrounds and 5 cabin camps, Prince William Forest Park is the premiere camping area in Northern Virginia. Only 35 miles south of Washington, DC, our forested campgrounds are a true outdoor experience close to our nation's capital.
Oak Ridge Campground (tents & RVs) is a 100-site campground with bathrooms, grills and picnic tables, and drive-up campsites. Leashed pets are welcome. Both tents and RVs are welcome in Oak Ridge Campground, though there are no hook-ups for RVs and length restrictions exist. Reservations are required forB and C Loop campsites in Oak Ridge Campground from April 20-October 31. Make a reservation today on Recreation.gov. A-Loop will remain first come, first serve year round.
Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground (tents only) is a 6-site campground with bathrooms (no showers), grills and picnic tables. Sites hold from 25 to 40 people and parking is readily available. Alcohol is prohibited at Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground.
Prince William Forest RV Campground (RVs only) is a concessionaire-run campground with full hook-ups for RVs, a pool, and laundry facility.
Chopawamsic Backcountry Area (tents only) is an 8-site, hike-in/hike-out, backcountry campground. Each campsite holds only 2 tents and no campfires are allowed. Pets are also prohibited.
Did You Know?
Prince William Forest Park protects the federally threatened orchid Isotria medeoloides, small whorled pogonia, of which several colonies have been identified in the park.