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    Prince William Forest

    Park Virginia

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  • NO FIREWORKS

    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.

  • 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!

  • 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

Little Run Loop Trail

Steps on Little Run Loop

Steps on Little Run Loop

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Little Run Loop Trail (0.6 miles; 1 km)

Little Run Loop Trail is a short, but moderate trail that starts behind Turkey Run Education Center and meets up with High Meadows Trail. The trail is blazed yellow and is perfect for a short hike with good views. The circle-like nature of this trail, and its many connections with other trails, can make it confusing. Be sure to follow the posted signs and trail blazes on your hike.

 
Turkey Run Ridge

Turkey Run Ridge

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As you descend you will come upon Turkey Run Ridge and a small tributary of South Fork Quantico Creek.
 
Tributary of South Fork Quantico Creek

Creek

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As you follow the trail you will also follow a small tributary and cross over a few footbridges until you meet up with High Meadows Trail.
 

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.