Vinton Furnace State Forest
Wilkesville, Ohio 45695
12,089 acres in Vinton County near McArthur. Home to the state's largest known population of bobcats. Also home to timber rattlesnakes, cerulean warblers and several rare plant species.
Camping permitted in Hunters Camp only. The Hunters camp is operational one day before the start of squirrel season until one day after the close of grouse season. It is open again 14 days before the start of wild turkey season and closes the day after the season ends. Campers must be legally licensed hunters and must complete a self-registration form on-site.