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    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!

Recreation Equipment

recreation equipment in a bin

Prince William Forest Park now offers various pieces of recreation equipment for our visitors to sign out and return. Stop by the visitor center any time between 9 am and 5 pm and sign out any of the following equipment. All equipment must be returned to the visitor center by 5 pm the day you signed it out.

2 Back Packs with Trail Guides and Binocluars

1 Ball Toss Set (with handheld cages)

Horseshoe Set

Water Play Set

3 Wiffle Ball Sets (with bases)

1 Soccer Ball

1 Football

1 Volley Ball (no net)

2 Badmitten Sets

2 Frisbees

Did You Know?

Office of Strategic Service (OSS) recruits learning Morse code during the Second World War

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.