3. Wayne National Forest Headquarters and Athens Ranger Station

Need  information  about  the  Wayne  National  Forest

A  great  place to start  is  our Headquarters  and  Welcome  Center  located  between  Nelsonville  and  Athens,  Ohio.  If  you're  traveling in the area,  take a break and learn  more about our history,  purchase maps or get a trail  permit,  and get information about local attractions. 

This  site is also the administrative offices for  the Forest Supervisor and the Athens District  Ranger. It also serves as the Forest Welcome Center.

Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open Saturdays (Memorial Day-Labor Day Weekend) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Call 740.753.0101 to talk with one of our trained staff who are ready to help guide you to the many and varied recreational and educational experiences available on the Forest.