Campers in our region are lucky to live in an area where it’s feasible to leave the office about 4 p.m. on Friday and then find themselves sitting in one of the many local camping destinations, roasting a hot dog on an open fire no more than two hours later.
With the weather warming up and campgrounds open, this will be the case for many.
The first and largest local campground is Prince William Forest Park, a National Park just north of Quantico on the side of Interstate 95. The park’s Oak Ridge Campground, a 100-site, wooded campground capable of accommodating tents, RVs, and trailers.
The park’s Turkey Run Ridge Group Campground has six campsites that accommodate 25 people, three campsites that accommodate 40 people, or a Single Historic Cabin that holds four, six, or 10 people.
Cots, a ceiling fan, picnic tables, and cooking grills make these wooden tents a home away from…