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
Rent a Historic Cabin
Individual cabin rentals are available in Cabin Camp 3. This forested camp is one of five cabin camping facilities in the park constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. It is also one of four cabin camps listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
What Facilities are at Cabin Camp 3?
Each cabin includes individual beds and mattresses, a picnic table and a cooking grill. Cabins have electric lights and ceiling fans, but do not have electrical outlets. Cabins are not equipped with kitchens or individual bathrooms. Please note that pets are not allowed in any cabin camp.
How Much Does it Costs to Rent a Cabin?
How do I apply for a Cabin?
How do I get to Cabin Camp 3?
Click here for a map of this route.
For more information about renting cabins in the park, call the cabin camp office at 703-221-4706 x401.
Is there a Cancellation Policy?
What are the regulations of the camp?
Smoking is not permitted in any of the cabins or buildings
Cabins should be swept and free of trash upon departure
Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m
Please be considerate of fellow camperskeep your cabin area and the comfort stations free of trash and personal belongings
Please recycle using the proper container located within the camp
To prevent animal and pest problems, please place trash in provided covered trash receptacles or carry it out with you
Fires are not permitted outside of the provided grillsand fireplaces in the lodge building
Camping tents, screen tents or other structures are not permitted in the cabin camp
Removal or moving of picnic tables, beds, or mattresses is prohibited.
Electrical appliances (Stoves, AC Units, heaters, etc.) are prohibited.
Firewood purchased or brought from outside of the park is prohibited. Campers may use down and dead wood of less than 6 inches in diameter and no longer than the length and width of the provided camping grill.
Did You Know?
Prior to 1948, Prince William Forest Park was named Chopawamsic Recreation Demonstration Area. The name hinted at one of the park's intended uses as a source of recreational opportunities for the inner-city youth of Washington, D.C.