Operating Hours & Seasons

3 season
Beautiful and serene Quantico Creek flows in all four seasons.



With cross-country skiing in winter, striking fall foliage in autumn, and great spring and summer recreation spots, Prince William Forest Park is a four-season destination. Despite slight increases in visitation during the summer months and on the weekends, getting away from the crowds is never a problem.

The park is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Camping/Cabin Seasons
Cabin Camping for large groups is available in Cabin Camp 5 year round. All other cabins and cabin camps are closed from November to April.

Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground open all year around

Oak Ridge Campground (tents and RVs)

Chopawamsic Backcountry Area

To find out more about reserving cabins or campgrounds, visit our Reservations & Applications page.

The park visitor center in 1956.
The Prince William Forest Park visitor center in 1956. 

National Park Service

Visitor Center
March 1 to October 31 - Everyday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

November 1 to February 28 - Everyday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's holidays.

The visitor center is 1/2 mile from the park entrance. The GPS address for the visitor center is 18170 Park Entrance Road, Triangle, Virginia.

Special Programs
Ranger led programs and activities are held throughout the year. Contact the visitor center or visit our Schedule of Events page for more information.

The visitor center features exhibits on the park's historic and natural resources. Ask to see 1936 film on the park during your visit!

Last updated: July 20, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172


(703) 221-7181

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