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Prince William Forest Park

18100 Park Headquarters Rd, Triangle, VA 22172-1644
+1 703-221-4706
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Not enough time to enjoy it

Unfortunately, due to the weather and our short available time, we just did a small hiking route... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bratislava, Slovakia
sites too close

WE stayed here 3 days so we could visit Washington. Hard to level coaches and sites were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Park that offers campsites and recreational programs for families and children.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“scenic drive” (6 reviews)
“turkey run” (5 reviews)
“north valley” (4 reviews)
18100 Park Headquarters Rd, Triangle, VA 22172-1644
+1 703-221-4706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, due to the weather and our short available time, we just did a small hiking route and a tour with the car. The forest is nice, nothing really special but nice. If you really love nature and are next to DC, it can be...More

Thank ghf85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE stayed here 3 days so we could visit Washington. Hard to level coaches and sites were very tight. Didn't use pool, looked nice, Bathrooms were clean. an hour to Washington, half hour to metro to get there. Stayed there in a 37' Motorcoach

Thank sandraleed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting from CA and am used to rugged mountains and dramatic scenery. Prince William Forest Park does not have either of those. However, on a hot, humid day, the 8 mile hike I took via several different trails was very nice. It was...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful get-away on hot humid northern Virginian summer days. The park staff are always friendly and knowledgeable and the grounds are immaculate. Walking, driving and biking trails under the shaded tree canopy are teeming with wildlife. Even when the parking lots are full, one...More

Thank CzGw
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you want to feel like you're out in the middle of no where, but still in the middle of it all, then Prince William Forest Park is the place for you. They have everything that you could want for yourself and your family. Cabins,...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We took our German shepherd to the Prince William Forest and had a great hike and lunch out in the wilderness. We found and printed a map only and followed a few different trials around. I'm all we made it 5 miles and nice long...More

Thank Coach T
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Prince William Forest Park offers some great hiking trails for family adventure. Trails are well groomed, easy to access the trail heads, and well marked. We have walked about half of the trails with our grandchildren ages four, six, nine, and eleven. The only compensation...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Shade and sparse traffic will accompany your paved and unpaved bike rides in this lovely wooded park - the largest public green space closest to DC. Check out the camp cabins to see the lasting effects of the FDR era. BYO food & drink, and...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Prince WIlliam Forest park has what you expect of a national park: a visitor center, camping & hiking. And it's so close to DC! The rangers have a book detailing hikes of all lengths - so just ask about options. Some have a bit of...More

1  Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic National Park. Plenty of trails ranging from easy to some steeper climbs. Many trails follow a stream. Nice picnic areas if you just want to enjoy a lunch or cookout in the park. There is an entrance fee of $7 per...More

1  Thank Glenn F
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1 August 2017|
Response from Glenn F | Reviewed this property |
If you are 62+ there is a one-time fee of $10 for a pass and it is good for all National Parks (Federal Recreations sites). Best to get the pass at the park at present (Aug 2017) as there is a current backlog of online... More
MiMi N
11 September 2016|
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Response from Sber949 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a place to rent bikes. Everyone with bikes had their own unique kinds.