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Wayne National Forest

Contact Information

13700 US Hwy. 33
Nelsonville, OH 45764


We welcome you to visit the Wayne National Forest Welcome Center, which also serves as our headquarters and home to the Athens Ranger District office. We’re open 8-4:30, Monday through Friday. Stop by to learn more about all the recreational opportunities the Forest has to offer. We have more than 300 miles of trails available for hiking, all-terrain vehicle riding, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Our Off-Highway Vehicle trail system is the largest in Ohio.
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Hiking
  • ATV Friendly

Additional Information

Over 300 miles of trails are open year round to hiking. Trails are closed to all-terrain vehicles (ATV), mountain bikes and horses from December 16 to April 14 each year. Trail systems may be open to more than one type of use, so please yield to other users.

Business Hours

8-4:30 M-F
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