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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!

Pine Grove Forest Trail



National Park Service

Pine Grove Forest Trail (0.4 miles; 0.6 km)

Pine Grove Forest trail is a short, loop trail that was made with recycled tires. Follow the green blazes over multiple footbridges and boardwalks.

Pine Grove Forest Sitting Area

Pine Grove Forest Sitting Area

National Park Service

About half way down the trail, you will come upon a platform with benches that are perfect for a short rest. Follow along the loop and you will end up back near the Pine Grove Picnic area.


Did You Know?

Eastern Box Turtle

Capable of living as long as 100 years, the Eastern Box Turtle is Prince William Forest Park's longest living reptile, and if conditions are just right, can spend their entire life in an area no larger than a football field.