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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

Photo Contest

Vote until 12 noon on 12/12/12!

View the photos in this PDF and then vote for your favorite photo by emailing us and telling us which one is your favorite! Please identify the photo by number in your email.

Please vote for the photo that you think best represents this year's theme.

Theme: Illumination: the observable property and effect of light.


How The Winning Photo Will Be Selected
Prince William Forest Park will post all of the submitted photos on the park webpage. The public will be invited to vote via email and the top 3 photos will be posted. Prince William Forest Park staff will then choose the winning photograph for the 2013 annual pass. The park is working on starting a Flickr page and will update this page and email all photographers if the site is live in time for the photo contest.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Prince William Forest Park preserves the largest inventory of Civilian Conservation Corps structures (153) in the National Park System. Four of the five cabin camps are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as historic districts.