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.
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!
Plan Your Visit
Prince William Forest Park is located only 35 miles south of Washington, DC and directly in between two other National Park Service units - Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Manassas National Battlefield Park. With cabins and campgrounds, Prince William Forest Park is the ideal "home base" for your visit to the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Watch our introductory video below for a quick overview of things to do at Prince William Forest Park.
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.