Stories tagged with: Wayne National Forest

June 13, 2014 - 7:31am
1 year 7 weeks ago

In observance of National Get Outdoors Day, the Wayne National Forest will offer a fee waiver this Saturday, June 14.

The fee waiver includes all off-highway vehicle, horseback, and mountain bike trails and some developed recreation sites. These sites include Burr Oak Cove Campground, Stone Church Horse Campground, and Lake Vesuvius’ Big Bend Swim Area.

Fee waivers do not apply to recreation sites that are reservable through the National Recreation Reservation System...

June 13, 2014 - 7:22am
1 year 7 weeks ago

In observance of National Get Outdoors Day, the Wayne National Forest will offer a fee waiver Saturday, June 14.

The fee waiver includes all off-highway vehicle, horseback, and mountain bike trails, and some developed recreation sites. These sites include Burr Oak Cove Campground, Stone Church Horse Campground, and Lake Vesuvius’ Big Bend Swim Area.

Fee waivers do not apply to recreation sites that are reservable through the National Recreation Reservation System....

April 9, 2014 - 8:23am
1 year 16 weeks ago

Wayne National Forest in Nelsonville and the Athens City-County Health Department team up to rid the area of scrap tires.

The free event takes place Saturday from 8a.m. till 2p.m. at their headquarters located off US Highway 33 between the Plains and Nelsonville.

The event has the capacity to collect up the 1,200 tires which will be recycled. No tires exceeding 54 inches in height or 16 inches in width will be taken. Tires won't be accepted from tire shops, dealers or repair...

November 18, 2010 - 7:14pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Part of Wayne National Forest will be closed for 48 hours due to an underground coal fire.

Federal firefighters spotted the fire while on routine patrol in Athens County near Nelsonville within the area of Highway 33 where a wildfire occurred in April.

The public is urged to stay away from the area, because of unstable ground and fumes.

The Forest expects suppression efforts to start this weekend. During the process air quality will be monitored daily by Wayne National...

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