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Wayne National Forest Rutherford Wetlands, Athens District © Ann E. Riggs
Cardinal © stateparks.com
Cardinal
Campfire and Hotdogs © stateparks.com
Roasting hot dogs over an open fire.
Oh Yell © stateparks.com
Picnic Table © stateparks.com
It is always a great day for a picnic in the park.
Spring Hike © stateparks.com
Cool Swim © stateparks.com
Afternoon Hike © stateparks.com
Keep On Leash © stateparks.com
Small Boy Fishing © stateparks.com
Gone fishin.
MAPS AND DIRECTIONS
Directions
1. Start by heading southeast on I:70 E.
2. Continue on I:70 E for approximately 50 miles until you reach exit 132A to merge onto OH-60 S toward Marietta/Zanesville.
3. Stay on OH:60 S for about 40 miles until you reach the town of McConnelsville.
4. In McConnelsville, turn left onto State Route (SR) 78 E/E Main St., following signs for SR:555/Stockport/Marietta/Wayne National Forest Headquarters.
5. Follow SR:78 East for around 15 miles as it winds through scenic countryside and takes you into Morgan County.

To access specific areas within the forest:
For Athens Ranger District:
6a: For Burr Oak Lake Area - After reaching Morgan County via SR-78E continue straight at a four-way stop intersection with Stockport Rd./State Rte (SR)266 N/SR377 W towards Glouster/Athens.
7a: Turn right onto US Hwy33W/OH13N then take Exit ramp to The Plains/Glouster/Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center.
8a: Merge right off highway exit ramp continuing eastbound along Old Nelsonvile-Glouseter Road which becomes Township Highway #11/Nelsonsville-Gloucester Road SE after crossing under U.S.Hwy33.

Or,

6b: For Wildcat Hollow area – From step five above instead….
7b:Turn Left at that same four way Stop Intersection mentioned earlier staying southward now along Stockport Rd.(also known as state route(SR)-266S).
8b:Continue South past Wolf Creek Wildlife Management Area entrance road till arriving near mile marker#9 where parking lot will be on your left.

For Marietta Ranger District:
6c: For the Athens Unit - After reaching Morgan County via SR-78E continue straight at a four-way stop intersection with Stockport Rd./State Rte (SR)266 N/SR377 W towards Glouster/Athens.
7c:Turn right onto US Hwy33W/OH13N then take Exit ramp to The Plains/Glouster/Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center.
8c:Merge right off highway exit ramp continuing eastbound along Old Nelsonvile-Glouseter Road which becomes Township Highway #11/Nelsonsville-Gloucester Road SE after crossing under U.S.Hwy33.
9a: Continue for approximately 18 miles until you reach State Route 690, and turn left onto it. Follow this road for about 4 miles.

Or,

6d: For the New Matamoras Unit – From step five above instead….
7d:Continue South past Wolf Creek Wildlife Management Area entrance road till arriving near mile marker#16 where parking lot will be on your Right.
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