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!
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.
Temp. Closure C-Loop Bathroom
Due to sequestration cuts, the C-Loop bathroom at Oak Ridge Campground will remain closed. Please use the B-Loop restroom, a short walking distance away. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Join Our Friends
Friends of Prince William Forest Park is a non-profit organization formed in 1989. Its purposes include:
Concerns of the Friends include:
Meetings are held on the second Sunday every month at 2:00 P.M. in the Multipurpose Building. They feature a business meeting along with informative and interesting programs. Outdoor activities are often scheduled as well. Prospective members and guests are welcome to attend the monthly meetings. For more information, visit the Friends' website at www.fpwfp.org
Did You Know?
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.