Fee Free Dates

The Wayne National Forest announces recreation fee waiver dates during summer and fall of 2021. Fee waivers apply to all non-National Recreation Reservation System recreation sites & to all trail unless otherwise specified.

  • June 12, 2021 in observance of National Get Outdoors Day.
  • Sept. 25, 2021 in observance of National Public Lands Day. 
  • Nov. 11, 2021 in observance of Veterans Day. Applies to trails only.

The fee waiver does not include Leith Run Campground and its group picnic shelters, Oak Hill Campground, Iron Ridge Campground, Two Points Group Campground and Picnic Shelter, and Lake Vesuvius’ Roadside and Furnace Group Picnic Shelters.

The Wayne National Forest offers over 400 miles of multiple-use trails, which include horse, all-terrain vehicle (ATV), off-highway motorcycle (OHM), mountain bike, and hiking trails. Trail permits are required to ride ATVs and OHMs during open season (April 15 through December 15), with exception of designated fee waiver days.