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Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
Wayne National Forest
WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
Wayne National Forest
'Rutherford Wetlands, Athens District'

Located in southern Ohio, lies the Wayne National Forest encompassing over 160,000 acres. You can get there in no more than a day's drive from such metropolitan areas as Columbus, Cincinnati, Louisville, and Pittsburgh. Camping and picnicking season extends from May through September, except at Vesuvius Recreation Area where camping is permitted year-round. Southweast Ohio relishes its warm days and cool nights during May and June, with visitors claiming the swimming is best during July and August.
Nearby Accommodations
Fernwood Log Cabin - Logan, OHCottages and Cabins
It features a hot tub, 2 bedrooms, pool table, ping pong table, CD player, telephone, living room with fireplace and tv/vcr with 50 movies. The kitchen is full equipped and the deck has a swing.
14.4 miles from park*
Mesa Vista Lodge - Union Furnace, OHCottages and Cabins
Mesa Vista Lodge offers 4200 sq. ft. of luxury living with 8 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 gas log fireplaces, massive kitchen/dining/great room with cathedral ceiling, 8-10 person hot tub and 2400 sq. ft. of covered walk-around porch.
11.4 miles from park*
Firefly Cottage on Lake Logan - Logan, OHCottages and Cabins
A lakeside retreat in the beautiful Hocking Hills on scenic Lake Logan. Full kitchen, Hot Tub, Satellite HD TV, sitting room, breakfast nook, and electric AC/Heat.
14.8 miles from park*
Rim Of The World Cabin - Malta, OHCottages and Cabins
Escape to the Heart of Southeastern Ohio. Enjoy the peace and tranquility as you relax in the hot tub located just off the back deck. Create your own home cooked country style meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Just minutes from Burr Oak State Park.
10.9 miles from park*
Rose's Vacation Cabin - Glouster, OHCottages and Cabins
Burr Oak State Park - Located in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio. Rose's Vacation Cabin Rental is a special place to make your Honeymoon, Anniversary, or Family Getaway a relaxing experience.
8.7 miles from park*
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
June 5 You missed the mark
The Wayne National Forest is not a park, but a National Forest. You should do your homework before putting this up.

please see www.stateforests.com

June 5 by james
wayne is the best to ride.other then buying a trail permit
April 8 Best Ohio Park, Just Beautiful! by N Students
Bordering West Virginia this area is the most picturesque in Ohio for natural landscaping, but not for the faint of heart. The hills, caverns, and trails are best viewed on foot. Bring your hiking boots!


Area Campgrounds

Campbell Cove Camping
30775 Lake Logan Road
Logan, OH
740-385-2994


Happy Hills Campground and Cabins
22245 S.R. 278 South
Nelsonville, OH
740-385-6720


Hocking River RV Park
31251 Chieftain Drive
Hocking Hills, OH
740-385-8685


Area Fishing Related Businesses
Whitetail Trophy & Exotics
1984 Bell Bottom Rd Se
New Straitsville, OH
(740) 385-9079


Area Cabins and Lodges
Burr Oak Resort
Glouster, OH
(740) 767-2112


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Hocking Hills Backwoods Retreat - ROCKBRIDGE, OHCottages and Cabins
Close proximity to Old Man's Cave and Ash Cave, both very popular tourist attractions in the Hocking Hills area. Our cabins are perfect if you are looking for a place to enjoy a relaxing getaway in the Hocking Hills Region, with fire pits, hot tubs, outdoor grilling, hiking, picnicking, fishing, and hunting.
Web Site: hockinghillsbackwoodsretreat.com/
19.8 miles from park*
Cherry Ridge Retreat - New Plymouth, OHCottages and Cabins
The privacy and beauty of a woodland paradise with the comforts and amenities of the Hocking Hills finest accommodations. Amenities include, Absolute privacy, Gourmet Kitchen, Stone fireplace in family room and master bedroom, Artist-designed furniture, Private Cabana with deluxe hot tub, custom bar and stereo.
Web Site: cherryridgeretreat.com/
15.9 miles from park*
The Ohio Outback Lodge - McConnelsville, OHCottages and Cabins
In the heart of Ohio the Outback Lodge is located in Southeast Ohio, just minutes from the beautiful Muskingum River. The 2,200 square foot Lodge is constructed of Pine Logs, full basement, beautiful rural setting. It has wooded area as well as a creek and pond. This is a beautiful outdoor vacation spot.
Web Site: theohiooutbacklodge.com
18.9 miles from park*
Area Resources
Hocking Hills Internet Guide - hockinghills.com - ROCKBRIDGE, OHTourism
Offical Guide to Southeastern Ohio's Scenic Wonderland, the Hocking Hills. The 9 State Parks and State Forests. How to get there, things to do, interesting local merchants, what to see, places to stay. Reserve your cabin or campsite online
Web Site: hockinghills.com
22.4 miles from park*
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