The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are located in the western part of Virginia, extending into parts of West Virginia and Kentucky.
Where is this Forest?


Welcome to the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

 GW Forest Plan


2014 Revised Forest Plan Released


November 18, 2014 -The George Washington National Forest has released the Final Revised Land and Resource Management Plan.  All documents are available at the following links:


Revised Forest Plan Webpage


News Release


Fact Sheet




Secure Rural Schools Program

Resource Advisory Committee LogoLearn more about Virginia's Resource Advisory Committee and their roll in recommending projects to the U.S. Forest Service as part of Title II of the Secure Rural Schools Act... 





Lower Cowpasture Restoration and Management Project

Forest Service ShieldThe Lower Cowpasture Restoration Project is a collection of multiple forest management projects managed as one large landscape level project.  The emphasis...





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Wildfire Prevention

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Special Places Page

Virginia Creeper Trail

Special Places on the GWJ National Forests...