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.
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!
Support Your Park
We can't do it without you!
National Parks belong to the American people of today... and tomorrow. Click on the links below to discover the many ways that you can help ensure the preservation of Prince William Forest Park and our other national parks!
national park service
A portion of all proceeds from the Eastern National park store go to support the interpretation and education programs at Prince William Forest Park. You can also visit our cooperating association's website.
friends of prince william forest park
The Friends of Prince William Forest Park
Whether you volunteer for 5 hours or 5 years, your volunteer contributions make a difference at Prince William Forest Park. Visit our volunteer page to learn more.
Can I donate to Prince William Forest Park?
Did You Know?
Prior to 1948, Prince William Forest Park was named Chopawamsic Recreation Demonstration Area. The name hinted at one of the park's intended uses as a source of recreational opportunities for the inner-city youth of Washington, D.C.