Prince William Forest Park Map Virginia


Located in northern Virginia, southwest of Washington DC, Prince William Forest Park is administered by the National Park Service. This is an area of flat to hilly terrain, with a forest consisting of oak, hickory, beech, and pine. Several creeks run through the park. Among the wildlife are whitetailed deer, fox, and wild turkey.

Activities: Hiking is possible on over 35 miles of trails, easy to moderate in difficulty.

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Crosscountry skiing and snowshoeing are available in winter. Bikes are not allowed on trails. Fishing is permitted, but hunting is not.

Camping Regulations: Primitive camping is allowed only in the Chopawamsic Backcountry Area, which is separate from and a bit south of the main park. Designated campsites must be used.

A permit is required. Permits may be applied for in advance but must be picked up in person. Campfires are prohibited, as are pets. Water must be carried in.

For Further Information: Prince William Forest Park, P.O. Box 209, Triangle, VA 22172; (703)221-7181.

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