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Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
Wayne National Forest
Wayne National Forest Rutherford Wetlands, Athens District © Ann E. Riggs
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WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
13700 US-33
Nelsonville, Ohio   45764
(lat:39.403 lon:-82.1674)

Phone: (740) 753-0101
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
Cottages and Cabins
This is not your typical cabin in the woods and you aint gonna be roughing it. Its a log home lovingly furnished to make you feel spoiled. From the moment you enter, youll realize that youve found your dreamscape. Beautiful, tranquil music playing the background feel free to take the CD home with you, luxurious amenities all around you, a soothing, private hot tub overlooking the forest and a bottle of champagne chilling next to the flick-of-a-switch gas fireplace. Oh yes, you have arrived And we promise youll wish you never had to leave.
15.5 miles from park*
Cottages and Cabins
Great for a private relaxing get away. Whether you are looking for rest and relaxation with that special someone, or the best cook-out for family and friends Haven Inn The Hills is the answer for you.
19.7 miles from park*
Cottages 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.
18.1 miles from park*
Cherry Ridge Retreat - New Plymouth, OH
Cottages 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.
12.6 miles from park*
Mesa Vista Lodge - Union Furnace, OH
Cottages 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.
10.9 miles from park*




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
Happy Hills Campground and Cabins
22245 S.R. 278 South
Nelsonville, OH
740-385-6720
Lake Snowden Campground
5900 US Route 50
Albany, OH
740-698-6373
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Frank's Bait Carryout & Cnfctn
101 Central Ave
Athens, OH
(740) 593-3755
Area Cabins and Lodges
Burr Oak Resort
Glouster, OH
(740) 767-2112
Booking.com

Directions
See out <A HREF="http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/wayne/">map</A> for help in getting there.

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