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Fall 2017 Prescribed Burns (WNF)

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Wayne National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Nelsonville, OH 45764

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Portions of the Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area

Fall 2017 Prescribed Burns (WNF) Prescribed Fire
Closures – 11/21/2017

An Emergency Closure Order has been issued for portions of the Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area in Lawrence County, Ohio. The following areas are closed: Boardwalk, Lake Shore Trail, Boat Dock, Rock House Trail, Backpack Trail, Archery Trail, main loop of the Lake Vesuvius Horse Trail System, and Pine Knob Campground.

ATTENTION HUNTERS: Starting Friday, 11/24 through Monday, 12/4, a portion of Iron Ridge Campground will be available for hunters. A couple of port-a-johns will be on site. No water will be available. All fees are to be paid as normal for renting of the sites.

The Emergency Closure Order is in effect until Saturday, December 9, 2017. or unless terminated sooner.