Zaleski State Forest

McArthur, Ohio 45651 USA

“the second largest forest in the state of Ohio”

The Zaleski State Forest is the second largest forest in the system. The Zaleski State Forest Backpack Trail was established on the forest to provide backpacking opportunities as well as to introduce some scenic and historic aspects of the forest. The main trail is a loop of 23.5 miles. There is also a 10-mile day loop trail. Zaleski State Forest is also located close to the Wayne National Forest. In addition, the older and much smaller Waterloo State Forest in Athens County is administered as part of the Zaleski. The forest is named after the town of Zaleski, Ohio in Vinton County, where the forest headquarters are located, and is centered around Ohio State Route 78. The forest has active logging programs, and is one of the few in Ohio to have a working sawmill. The Zaleski State Forest Backpack Trail was established on the forest to provide backpacking opportunities as well as to introduce some scenic and historic aspects of the forest. The main trail is a loop of 23.5 miles. There is also a 10-mile day loop trail, a network of bridle trails, a horse camp, a large lake (Lake Hope), and the Hope School, an old but renovated one-room schoolhouse.

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Zaleski State Forest

McArthur, Ohio
45651 USA

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