The Prince William Forest Park TRACK Trail follows the Laurel Trail Loop, a 1.5 mile long trail that loops through a mixed hardwood forest and along South Fork Quantico Creek.
Prince William Forest Park is a 15,000 acre forest located 35 miles south of Washington, DC. There are over 37 miles of hiking trails, miles of biking paths & roads, picnic areas and campgrounds.
Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. Since 1936, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. The park serves as the largest example of Eastern Piedmont forest in the National Park System and also protects the Quantico Creek watershed.
Adventures for Prince William Forest Park
Birds of the PiedmontDifficulty:
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Please visit the NPS website for directions http://www.nps.gov/prwi/planyourvisit/directions.htm
The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.
The Prince William Forest Park TRACK Trail was made possible by a partnership between the National Park Service and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program. This project was financed in part by the National Park Service’s CONNECT TRAILS TO PARKS program, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System in 2018.