Visitor Center partial closure
Prince William Forest Park Visitor Center will close three days a week begining December 17th, 2013. The closure will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week between December 17th, 2013 to March 1st, 2014.
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!
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?
Because of its abundance and high sulfur content, Pyrite, also known as "Fool's Gold," was once mined in what is now Prince William Forest Park (1889-1920) to be used in products ranging from light bulbs to soap.