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Wayne National Forest

13700 U.S. Highway 33
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
Phone: 740-753-0101
Overview
This national forest, in the heart of the heavily populated Midwest, covers almost a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills. Visitors to national forest lands are welcome to camp, hike, hunt and fish. The Forest boundaries surround a checkerboard pattern of ownership, with public and private ownership interspersed. There are over 300 miles of trails on the Forest for hiking, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riding, mountain biking, or horseback riding.

Trails are open from April 15th through December 15th.

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Calendar of Events
Wild Weekend Discovery Series
Sat Oct 21

Join us and learn about the amazing nocturnal world of bats. We will explore the incredible bats that are native to Ohio and see how they live in a world so different from our own. children will get to make their own paper bats to take home that they can fly like paper airplanes.

Space is limited to 20 seats per session

Cost: Free Event/pre-register

Contact: Wayne National Forest, Phone: 740-753-0542

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Wild Weekend Discovery Series
Sat Nov 11

Join us and learn about animals from birth to adulthood. See how some animals such as frogs change so much more than others. Children will get to color their own animal to take home and remind them of the journey we all undergo.

Space is limited to 20 seats per session.

Cost: Free Event/pre-register

Contact: Wayne National Forest, Phone: 740-753-0542

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Wild Weekend Discovery Series
Sat Dec 9

The Wonders of Camouflage. Come see how easy it is for animals to hide in plain sight for many different reasons. Children will get to color and take home their own habitat scene and try to find all the hidden animals.

Space is limited to 20 seats per session.

Cost: Free Event/pre-register

Contact: Wayne National Forest, Phone: 740-753-0542

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Website: www.fs.fed.us/r9/wayne/
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