Visit the Natural Side of Northern Virginia!

Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression. Renamed Prince William Forest Park in 1948, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Discover Northern Virginia's best kept secret!

Prince William Forest Park

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Experience a natural refuge a short distance from Washington, DC.

Plan Your Visit to Prince William Forest Park

Plan Ahead For A Better Visit

Check out this section for answers to all your questions if you are planning a visit to Prince William Forest Park.

Prince William Forest Park Fees and Passes to Utilize the Park

Fees and Passes

Here's a list of all fees for services at Prince William Forest Park. Passes are also available.

An historic cabin surrounded by blooming dogwood trees.

Camping Reservations

Want to make a camping reservation? The park has tent, cabin, and RV campsite available.

A hiker in the woods

Hiking in the Park

Explore the park on your own two feet.

Visitor bicycling downhill on Scenic Drive

Bicycling in the Park

Bicyclers of all kinds come the the park for both the on and off road options.

Spy Camp

Spy Camp

Spy Camp is a 3 day program that will engage the participant in skills and knowledge learned by Office of Strategic Services (OSS) trainees.

Last updated: March 31, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172


(703) 221-7181

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