This page includes, in links listed below, information on projects which implement the Forest Plan. On some, public input is being sought, on others decision notices or environmental assessments on forest projects are posted. For information on general projects and programs go to Forest Facts page.

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Wayne National Forest Current and Recent Projects

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Under Analysis

Buckeye Habitat Improvement Project

This project will create habitats that are missing or under-represented in the project area, including young forest and grassy/shrubby areas. It will maintain oak-hickory forests and native pine forests. Work will be commercial and non-commercial.

Pine Grove ATV Connector Trail

The proposed action is to construct approximately 5 miles of trail including bridges. The goal is to connect the Hanging Rock ATV trails south of SR 650 to the Superior ATV trails north of CR 27.

Analysis Completed

Balancing Rock Horse Trail Reroute

The purpose of this project is to respond to public demand for a more scenic route in a section of the existing Vesuvius Horse Trail system, and to re-route or eliminate segments of trail that are not sustainable

Enervest Permit: Gum Sump, Elkins, and Bradley Pipelines

Issuance of a new Special Use Permit for 3 separate natural gas pipelines to Enervest Operating LLC., who purchased the pipelines from Energy Search Inc. which was under a Special Use Permit.

Horse Trail Re-Route

The WNF proposes to re-route a portion of the main loop of horse trail around the Lake Vesuvius Rec Area. The re-route is proposed to improve safety for horses and riders by moving the horse trail away from the archery trail.

Kinderhook Horse Trail Expansion

The Kinderhook Horse Trail would be expanded by approximately 4.4 miles in order to provide more trail that is off roads, and to reroute a portion of the trail that was closed due to a landslide.

Secondary Access Butcher #1-A Well

Northwood Energy Corp is requesting a special use permit from Forest Service to clear a well tender access road for ATV use only. Access will be about 150ft long x 10ft wide. It will be used as needed about 2 times a week for the life of the well.


Stone Church Habitat and White Pine Health Improvement Project

This project is cancelled. Portions may be investigated for analysis in the future

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Some of our older projects can be accessed in our Project Archive.


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