Wayne National Forest

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Wayne National Forest

Address:13700 US Hwy 33
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/wayne
Size: 236,858 acres.
Location:Three separate parcels in southeastern Ohio. Accessible by US 33; OH 7 and 93. Nearby cities/towns include Athens and Marietta.
Facilities:Visitor center, 7 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (300 miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, boating, canoeing, swimming, fishing, hiking, ORV riding, mountain biking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Vesuvius Furnace, partially restored iron furnace built in 1833; Irish Run Natural Bridge, one of seven natural rock bridges in Ohio; three 100-year-old covered bridges; Shawnee Lookout Tower, constructed by the CCC in 1939; mounds and prehistoric earthworks from the Adena and Hopewell cultures; Leith Run Recreation Area, offering access to Ohio River. Wayne NF is Ohio's only national forest.

See other parks in Ohio.
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The sale will include two parcels totaling approximately 345 acres in the Marietta Unit of the Wayne National Forest, Ohio; and three parcels totaling approximately 140 acres of split estate (private surface, federally-owned minerals) in White and Van Buren Counties, Arkansas.
So when you hear that Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio encompasses some 244,000 acres of public hunting land, you might just roll your eyes and move on.
Wayne National Forest, located in southeastern Ohio, is no exception.
It has the Wayne National Forest (53) in southeastern Ohio, and a single, small national park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
At Wayne National Forest headquarters near Nelsonville, Ohio, the energy collected from its 302-panel, 60,000-kilowatt rooftop solar system is expected to generate 30 to 34 percent of the building's electricity during the sunniest months, and an estimated 15 to 20 percent of the facility's energy needs annually.
In the summer of 2008, biologists released 228 pairs of captive-bred American burying beetles (Nicrophorus americanus) on the Wayne National Forest in southeast Ohio.
Ohio: With approximately 220,000 acres of primarily rugged forested terrain, there are plenty of places in Ohio's Wayne National Forest to get away from other archery hunters.
2004b), juniper chips were processed into a mat-type filter medium to restore the watershed affected by acid mine drainage (AMD) in the Wayne National Forest in Ohio.
We used an existing multifactor ecosystem classification system developed for the Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio to compare the composition and structure of two old-growth forest ecosystem types, located on contrasting north-facing and south-facing middle slopes.
Artman and her colleagues investigated prescribed burns in two study sites in the Wayne National Forest and two in the Vinton Furnace Experimental Forest in south central Ohio.
Case 1 is Ohio State Forests and Wayne National Forest, Case 2 is Indiana State Forests and Hoosier National Forest, Case 3 is Washington State Forests and Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and Case 4 is Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest.
In 1995, Wayne National Forest officials initiated a series of quarterly "community of interest" meetings open to anyone interested.

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