Wayne National Forest Offices

A sign that reads Wayne National Forest Supervisors office and Athens District Ranger Station

Wayne National Forest Supervior's Office and Welcome Center. USDA Forest Service Photo

The Wayne National Forest Supervisor's office is located in Athens County and oversees the management of the entire Forest. The Supervisor's Office includes the Wayne National Forest Welcome Center and is the best place for information about forest-wide planning and use. We encourage you to call or stop by one of our offices for more information about each specific area of the Forest, or help in planning your visit.

The Athens Ranger Station-Athens Unit office manages more than 72,000 acres of the Wayne National Forest located in southeast Ohio.The Athens Unit office is co-located in Athens County with the Forest Supervisor's Office. Communities nearest the Athens Unit include Athens, Nelsonville, and New Straitsville.

The Athens Ranger Station-Marietta Unit office manages over 64,000 acres of the Wayne National Forest located in southeast Ohio. Communities nearest the Marietta Unit include Marietta, Graysville, and New Matamoras.

The Ironton Ranger Station manages more than 107,000 acres of the Wayne National Forest in the southernmost part of Ohio. Communities nearest this office include Ironton and Oak Hill.

For TTY - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dial 1-800-877-8339 to reach any of our offices through the Federal Relay System.

Our Offices

  • Wayne National Forest Supervisor's Office and Welcome Center

    An aerial shot of the Wayne SO and Athens Ranger district office
    Welcome Center and Supervisor's Office Contact Information
    Welcome Center Hours Open 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
    Office Hours 8 - 4:30 pm, Monday- Friday
    Address 13700 US Highway 33
    Nelsonville, OH 45764
    Phone Number (740) 753-0101
    Fax (740) 753-0118
    Forest Supervisor Lee Stewart
    Athens District Ranger Jason Reed
  • Athens Ranger District - Marietta Unit Office

    Close up of the Marietta office.
    Marietta Unit Office Contact Information
    Office Hours Open By Appointment Only
    Address 27515 State Route 7
    Marietta, OH 45750
    Phone Number (740) 373-9055
    Fax (740) 373-8079
    District Ranger Jason Reed
  • Ironton Ranger Station

    A building sits in behind a smokey the bear wildfire sign.
    Ironton Ranger Station Contact Information
    Office Hours Open 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday
    Address 6518 State Route 93
    Pedro, OH 45659
    Phone Number (740) 534-6500
    Fax (740) 534-6565
    District Ranger Mathias Wallace