Oak Ridge Campground
Oak Ridge Campground is a 100-site, wooded campground capable of accommodating tents, RVs, and trailers (no hookups). Reservations are required in B and C loops. Reservations can be made and paid for on Recreation.gov. Same day reservations are available. If you want to pay your camping fee in person for A Loop, go to the visitor center during operating hours. The fee per campsite is $26.00. The camping fee for Interagency Senior/Access pass holders is $13.00.
Each site has a picnic table, parking slip, grill and lantern post. Each loop has restrooms featuring sinks and flush toilets and the "B" loop restroom has showers. Evening campfire talks are sometimes offered during summer weekend evenings at the centrally located amphitheater. Check the bulletin boards for the latest schedule. Restrooms are handicapped-accessible.
Campsite capacity is a family unit or six people or less and two tents (or camping units) per site. Campers may stay no longer than a total of 14 days in a calendar year (January through December). Organized group camping is not permitted at Oak Ridge Campground. Group camping is available at Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground.
RV Length Limits
Trailers and fifth wheels are limited to up to 26 feet in length and 12 feet in height and motor homes up to 32 feet in length and 12 feet in height. Check out time is 12:00 p.m. Hook-ups are not available. Full hook-ups are available at the concession-run Prince William Forest RV Campground, located three miles North on Route 234 off exit 152. For information on Prince William Forest Park RV Campground, please call 703-221-2474 or 888-737-5730.
A camping fee per night per site is charged. Make reservations at www.recreation.gov. For A loop, for a limited time, campers may pay at the visitor center during operating hours. Soon, all campsites will be reservable at Rec.gov. Holders of either an Interagency Senior or Access pass are eligible for a 50% discount per campsite at Oak Ridge Campground.
Prince William Forest Park is a federal recreation area. A park entrance fee or pass is required to gain admittance into the park. This entrance fee is valid for seven consecutive days. A Prince William Forest Park annual pass is also available. This pass may be purchased at the visitor center. If the visitor center is closed, please pay the entrance fee via Fee Pay App. The app may be downloaded onto your smartphone or tablet. Bulletin boards at the campground explain how to use the app. Entrance fees help fund park projects and upkeep of park resources.
Sites A23, A25, C32 and C33 are handicapped-accessible sites with wheelchair accessible picnic tables and fire grills. Reserve these sites for visitors with disabilities, unless there are no other sites available.
Rules & Regulations
The following items, pursuant to 36 C.F.R 2.4 are prohibited in all areas of the park except where expressly permitted by the Superintendent in a written permit issued by the park:
Emergencies and Security
Call 9-1-1 for emergencies.
Last updated: March 6, 2019