Camping

With 3 frontcountry campgrounds, 1 backcountry campgrounds and 5 cabin camps, Prince William Forest Park is the premiere camping area in Northern Virginia. Only 35 miles south of Washington, DC, our forested campgrounds are a true outdoor experience close to our nation's capital. Campers must pay the park entrance fee. Valid National park passes accepted.

 
A woman and man unload camping supplies
Getting ready to cook and camp.

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Oak Ridge Campground

Campers are charged an entrance fee. Valid national park passes accepted. Campers are charged for campsites. No hook-ups for RVs. Oak Ridge Campground is a 100-site campground with bathrooms, grills, picnic tables, and drive-up campsites. Both tents and RVs are welcome in Oak Ridge Campground, although there are no hook-ups for RVs, and RVs are restricted to 32 feet or less in length, 12 feet in height. For trailers, the length restriction is 26 feet. Leashed pets are welcome. No trailers or RVs are allowed in C Loop. It is tents only. Make reservations on Recreation.gov. The campground is open from early March to November 30.

 
Tents are clustered together at the campground.
Set up multiple tents at Turkey Run Group Campground.

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Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground

Campers are charged an entrance fee. Valid national park passes accepted. Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground is a 9-site campground with bathrooms (no showers), grills and picnic tables. Sites hold a maximum of 25 to 40 people and parking is readily available. Alcohol and pets are prohibited at Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground. You can reserve your spot at Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground on Recreation.gov. No senior discounts apply to camping at Turkey Run.

 
A park ranger walks through Cabin Camp 3
A park ranger inspects Cabin Camp 3

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Cabin Camping

Cabin Camps 1 through 5 host groups of 70 to 200 people for group camping. Cabin Camp 3 allows individuals and families to rent single cabins. Four of the five cabin camps are on the National Register of Historic Places. Cabin Campers are charged an entrance fee. Valid National park passes accepted.

 
A sign marks the entrance to the RV campground.
A sign marks the entrance to the RV campground

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Prince William Forest RV Campground

This is a concessionaire-run campground with full hook-ups for RVs, a pool, and laundry facility. Campers who choose to enter the rest of the park are charged the park entrance fee. Valid National park passes are accepted.

 
The Chopawamsic Creek flows peacefully through the back country.
The Chopawamsic creek flows peacefully through the backcountry.

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Chopawamsic Backcountry Area

The Chopawamsic Backcountry Area is an 8-site, hike-in/hike-out, backcountry campground. Each campsite holds only 2 tents and no campfires are allowed. Pets are also prohibited. Campers are charged an entrance fee. Valid National park passes accepted.

Last updated: March 7, 2019

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Mailing Address:

18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172

Phone:

(703) 221-7181

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