PRINCE WILLIAM FOREST NATIONAL PARK 703-221-7181
Fax: 703-221-4322 www.nps.gov/prwi/
18100 Park Headquarters Road, Triangle, VA 22172
DIRECTIONS: I-95, Exit 150-B. Entrance is 1/4 mile West on Rte 619.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The park has over 17,000 acres of woodlands and watershed and offers naturalist programs, 37 miles of hiking trails, a visitor center and five types of camping. The Pine Grove Forest Trail is paved but does have steep grades which would require assistance for persons in wheelchairs. It is 2/10 miles long.
Encompassing more than 12,000 acres of woodlands, streams, ponds, and scenic trails, this park is the largest nature area in the National Park Service's Washington Capital Region. Offering a RV park, cabins, and both primitive and developed camping sites. The park features extensive nature trails, an abandoned mine and numerous sites of cultural, geological, and historical interest.
PARKING: 5 wheelchair accessible parking spaces, located Visitor Center and Picnic Area. RV parking.
ENTRANCE TO VISITOR CENTER: Approximately 1 mile inside park. 4 exterior steps, each 6 in. in height. Handrails on left and right. Ramps provided. Glass entry doors, 33 in. wide, easily open out with clearly marked metal handle located 36 in. above floor.
PUBLIC REST ROOMS: Visitor Center, campgrounds and picnic areas. Doors 33 in. wide, open out. Wheelchair accessible toilet is 19 inches high with room for a lateral transfer. Turns to enter. Sink height 31 in. Rest rooms are identified by a raised figure with pants or skirt on door to designate menor women.
PUBLIC TELEPHONE: Located at Visitor Center, group campground and family campground.
For guests with hearing disabilities, there are amplified audio units, on “Pine Grove Forest Trail,” push-button automated, describes forest. Indoor/outdoor FM loop. Call to request.
For guests with visual disabilities, there is a touch table with tactile items in the visitor center.
PICNIC AREAS: Located at Pine Grove and Telegraph Road. Picnic areas have 2 tables for guests in wheelchairs, 29 in. high. The aisles are 48 in. The paths are asphalt, grass and dirt.
GIFT SHOP: Aisles are 35 in. wide, and counters are 32 in. high. Clerks assist customers with special needs. Aisles clear of temporary displays.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Credit cards accepted at Gift Shop MC and V. Hours of operation are sunrise to sunset. Admission free to persons with disabilities. Golden Access Pass available.
BATH HOUSE/REST ROOMS: Turns to enter. 1 in. sill at entrance to restrooms. Stalls are not accessible.
PUBLIC TELEPHONE: Located at campground entrance.
CAMPSITES: Primitive camping with no electric, gas or sewer hookups. No pull through sites.