The Wayne National Forest is located in the hills of southeastern Ohio. This small national forest, in the heart of the heavily populated Midwest, covers almost a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills.
The Wayne National Forest is located in the south-eastern part of the US state of Ohio, in the Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau. It is the only national forest in Ohio. Forest headquarters are located between The Plains and Nelsonville, Ohio, on US Route 33, overlooking the Hocking River.
Forest Service Schedule of Proposed Actions for the Wayne National Forest
The Wayne National Forest is located in three units, which are located across twelve Ohio Counties. Although the boundaries include 833,990 acres, most of the land within those boundaries is in private ownership.
The Wayne National Forest office which I visited is located on route 33 on the north side on the way to Athens out of Nelsonville. Visit it and ask questions and collect maps. Much information is there to educate you about the foliage and fauna and the forest landscape in general so ask questions and collect reading material.
Located in the southeastern part of Ohio, Wayne National Forest public hunting land is ideal for hunting deer and turkey. It consists of over a quarter million acres of rugged hills, open fields and hardwood forests which are spread out over several counties.
Wayne National Forest, 13700 U.S. Highway 33, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
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The forest is nestled in rugged foothills of the Appalachian Mountain Range, north of the Ohio River Valley. Flora and fauna . The Wayne National Forest boasts more than 2,000 species of plants, including hardwoods, pine and cedar as well as an endangered species, running buffalo clover.
Wayne National Forest covers three separate sections of southwest Ohio, and is spread throughout twelve counties. The only national forest in the state, it surrounds Athens, Marietta and is west of Gallipolis. The forest sprawls over 250,000 acres of Appalachian hills and spans over 800,000 acres total.