Day Hiking

Two young boys hiking on a trail on the Wayne NF

There are a variety of trails to choose from for an interesting day hike on the Wayne. Some are accessible for those with disabilities and some offer a rugged hike. Choose a hike that interests you and enjoy your day on the Wayne National Forest.


Day Hiking Areas

  • Athens Ranger District - Athens Area area description
  • Burr Oak Cove Campground
  • Monday Creek OHV System area description
  • Elm Trailhead
  • Long Ridge Trailhead
  • Monday Creek Trailhead
  • New Straitsville Trailhead
  • Red Oak Trailhead
  • Scarlet Oak Trailhead
  • Sycamore Trailhead
  • White Oak Trailhead
  • Monroe Outlook
  • Rutherford Wetland
  • Stone Church Horseback Riding System area description
  • Old Stone Church Trailhead
  • Stone Church Trailhead and Horse Camp
  • Wildcat Hollow
  • Athens Ranger District - Marietta Area area description
  • Hune Bridge Campground
  • Kinderhook Horseback Riding System area description
  • Kinderhook Trailhead
  • Lamping Homestead Recreation Area
  • Leith Run Recreation Area
  • North Country Trail area description
  • Archer's Fork Loop Trail
  • Covered Bridge Trail
  • Ohio View Trail
  • Ring Mill Campground
  • Scenic River Trailhread
  • Ironton Ranger District - Ironton Area area description
  • Hanging Rock OHV System area description
  • Hanging Rock Trailhead
  • Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area area description
  • Iron Ridge Campground
  • Lake Vesuvius - Roadside Picnic Area (not shelter)
  • Lake Vesuvius Boardwalk Trail
  • Balancing Rock Trailhead
  • Bluegrass Trailhead
  • John's Creek Trailhead
  • Paddle Creek Horse Camp
  • Sand Hill Trailhead
  • Lake Vesuvius Picnic Areas - Roadside Shelter
  • Oak Hill Campground area description
  • Rock House Trailhead
  • Pine Creek OHV System area description
  • Lyra Trailhead
  • Telegraph Trailhead
  • Wolcott Trailhead
  • Superior Trailhead
  • Symmes Creek/Morgan Sister Trail area description
  • Morgan Sisters Trailhead
  • Symmes Creek East Trailhead
  • Symmes Creek West Trailhead
  • Timbre Ridge Lake
Areas & Activities