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!
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?
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.