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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!

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?

View along Farms to Forest Trail.

At over 15,000 acres, Prince William Forest Park protects the largest example of eastern Piedmont forest ecosystem (one of the most heavily altered ecosystems in North America) in the National Park System.