Special Use Permits

Do you want to conduct research in Prince William Forest Park? Or perhaps you need a research permit?

Or do you want to host an event in Prince William Forest Park?

A wedding?
A community run- or walk-a-thon?
A public gathering or demonstration?

If so then you need a Special Use Permit.

All special use permits in Prince William Forest Park are coordinated out of the National Park Service, National Capital Region Park Programs Office. Their office will work with park staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for all. Visit the Park Programs Website for permit applications and information. You can also contact them by phone at (202) 619-7225 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., holidays excepted.

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Special Use Permits ensure that the requested activity is appropriate to the area, that it will not unreasonably interfere with the use of the park by the general public, and that it will not adversely affect park resources or park operations. Permits also ensure compliance with park regulations, establish a contact person and alert park maintenance and law enforcement rangers to upcoming special events. Please remember that permits do not guarantee space will be available at your selected location.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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