George Washington & Jefferson National Forests

Now accepting comments on 2023 Recreation Fee Proposals

See here for more information and to submit comments. Public input will be accepted until October 31, 2023.

Explore Your Forests

From lush forests and cold mountain streams to unique mountaintop balds, over 1.8 million acres of Appalachian forests in Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky are yours to explore.

Recreation Guide

Mountain Valley Pipeline and Jefferson National Forest

Fall Recreation

Camping Hiking Hunting Leaf Peeping


  • Firewood Cutting

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  • Passes

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  • Maps

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  • Fall Colors Tracker

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  • Interactive Visitor Use Map

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  • Forest Orders

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