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Ohio University partners with Forest for Baileys Mountain Bike Trail System

An outdoor recreation proposal that sprouted nearly 25 years ago has taken root thanks to the efforts of a diverse and growing group of local residents and community leaders, including several members of the Ohio University community, all of whom envision the project as a means of elevating the region. 

Events Hosted to Celebrate Appalachian Ohio National Public Lands Day

The Wayne National Forest and its partners came together to support four separate events for Appalachian Ohio National Public Lands Day from September 29 through October 1, 2017. The events were part of a coordinated regional effort to promote National Public Lands Day, a larger nationwide celebration to foster environmental stewardship and the use of public lands for education, recreation, and general health.

Recreation Fee Change Proposal

The Wayne National Forest is seeking public comments on a proposal that would change recreation fees to enhance campgrounds and trails and help attract more visitors to southeast Ohio.  The proposal calls for reducing trail permit fees for off-highway vehicle (OHV) users and eliminating fees for horse and mountain bike users. Read More.

Kentucky Man Comes Away with a Trophy Buck from Wayne National Forest

The Wayne is a popular destination for hunters. This Kentucky man got a trophy buck in 2015 in Lawrence county, Ohio. 

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