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Prince William Forest Park

18100 Park Headquarters Rd, Triangle, VA 22172-1644
+1 703-221-4706
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Nature and history

Roads and trails are well maintained. This time of the year is beautiful. However, Any time is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Woodbridge, Virginia
OK for active people, but not a park for seniors

Visited this wooded National Park late Saturday in October. Anticipated doing a bit of bird... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Northern Virginia
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Park that offers campsites and recreational programs for families and children.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scenic drive” (8 reviews)
“turkey run” (5 reviews)
“visitor center” (10 reviews)
18100 Park Headquarters Rd, Triangle, VA 22172-1644
+1 703-221-4706
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roads and trails are well maintained. This time of the year is beautiful. However, Any time is a prize winner. Along with the beautiful area, you can view the area where the OSS trained during WWII. The OSS eventually became the CIA.

Thank don102012
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Visited this wooded National Park late Saturday in October. Anticipated doing a bit of bird watching & maybe short hikes to see changing leaves & wildlife. Saw no birds & found the park not suited to seniors. At the main visitor center we found a...More

1  Thank TheBeales
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This place is so beautiful I ended up staying too late and getting lost in the dark and rain. I was lucky I was well prepared. This is a wonderful magic place. It has a multitude of different environments to explore. The trails are relatively...More

2  Thank tinker12987
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I live close and joined the National Parks system so I could hike this forest whenever I wanted. This forest has great, easy trails perfect for a short 30-minute hike or a 1/2 day excursion. There are enough climbs and descents, as well as water...More

1  Thank TravelingDena
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a nice hike using the quantico falls trail, and to call it a "falls" is optimistic at best. Very peaceful walk amidst the trees. Not much wildlife seen or heard on that trail today. The trails are well marked. The...More

1  Thank ndalum
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The Visitor Center is informative and the staff is helpful. There is a very nice Scenic Drive that is about 9.5 miles. The roadway is one way for much of the drive to allow plenty of space for bikers and hikers. There are camping areas...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park under National Park Service care. Great trails without huge elevation changes, but still require decent effort.

Thank SDHS1990
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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 August 2017

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 29 July 2017

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
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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.