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Prince William Forest Park

18100 Park Headquarters Road, Triangle, VA 22172
703-221-4706
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Triangle
Type: Parks, State Parks
Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Camping, Biking
Description: Park that offers campsites and recreational programs for families and children.
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We visited in the winter, but still found plenty to appreciate. There's a scenic drive and lots of great hiking options. They also have a number of parking areas so you don't have to walk far to see things. There was a small lake (I would have called it a pond) and lots of wooded areas to walk through. It... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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240 reviews 240 reviews
87 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

There are plenty of trails for excellent hikes, most on the moderate level. Best to come in the autumn.

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Titusville
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907 reviews 907 reviews
637 attraction reviews
592 helpful votes 592 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We arrived by motor home and stayed in the RV Park. After driving five hours it was a pleasure to take a walk through a very small portion of this wonderful park.I understand from the ranger station that there are over 10 miles of trails to hike and you can design your own loop. You can also drive through the... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I've had lots of fun hiking at this park. Especially on the Laurel Loop trail, which swings by a tiny waterfall where the creek widens. Great place for photography and they plan nice historical events. I attended the Junior Ranger program here when I was 11, and they do a really good job.

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Lake Ridge, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great park that I visit at least 10 times a year with miles of hiking trails, many of which connect to provide the hiker the ability to map out a circuit hike anywhere from a mile or so to 10+ miles depending upon your level of ambition; the park staff can also provide recommended hikes of varying... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The location of this park is right next to Quantico Marine Corps Base, which is pretty awesome for military families stationed here. Also, the free annual Military Pass (which you can use at any national park) makes it very affordable to visit as often as you want. The trails are very well kept, and the scenery is beautiful. They have... More

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Washington DC
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164 reviews 164 reviews
83 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We have been going to this park for the last 20 years, a few miles from our house and we always enjoy coming here, we bring friends, family and pups, a good lay out, good picnic tables, well coordinated camping grounds

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Stafford
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I live about 5-10 minutes from the park and do a lot of my training there (I'm a runner). The trails are great and well maintained, the roads are great. I've had very few negative experiences here. Early Saturday mornings are when you'll find locals riding their bikes or running...so you'd better get to Lot D early if you want... More

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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

We were here in March before the spring bloom, so the crowds may be different in the summer. Despite the recent winter everything was beautifully maintained, trails were in good repair, and parking was easy. For a get away in the woods close to a major metropolitan area your can't beat this.

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Manassas, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I have been going to this park for nearly 30 years and love it. It is nice, quiet get away, considering all the traffic and congestion in the area. There are many miles of well kept trails and a great interior road that is great for street bikes.

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