37 miles of hiking trails meander through the 15,000 acre Prince William Forest Park. The Scenic Drive provides access to virtually all trails and features in the park. Can't make it to the park - use the interactive trail guide below to explore.

You can also explore the park trails by thematic e-walks such as our Geology E-Walk.


Hiking Safety

Hiking is done at the visitor's own risk. Please observe these tips for a fun and safe hike.

  • Take five minutes to stretch your muscles before and after your hike. Warm up by starting slowly, then pick up the pace.

  • Plan your trip before you go and let someone know your route.

  • Bring a small first aid kit, always wear sunscreen, take several rests, and carry a map and compass.

  • Drink plenty of water.

  • Always keep dogs on a leash

  • Follow tick prevention tips.

Note: Rocks in park streams can be extremely slippery. Please stay on marked trails and observe park rules.

Last updated: October 23, 2017

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18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle , VA 22172


703 221-7181

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