Hanging Rock ORV Trails

AKA: Hanging Rock OHV Trail System, Hanging Rock Trail System, Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District

Summary


The trail system is open to ATV, OHM, and mountain bike use from April 15 through December 15 each year. The Hanging Rock area of the Wayne National Forest provides some excellent opportunities for riding all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and off highway motorcycles (OHMs). This System has 26 miles of trail available for off-road vehicle, hiking, and mountain bike use. These trails wind through an area strip-mined in the 1960's and 1970's. Much of the upland area was badly scarred, and some areas are left with

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: May 10, 2020 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Mostly
Advanced
Mostly
Intermediate
Some
Beginner
None

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
None
Sand
None
Jumps
Some
Hill Climbs
Some
Hard Pack
Mostly
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
None
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Not Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Nearest City

Nearest city to Hanging Rock ORV Trails is Hanging Rock, Ohio


Google Map

View Hanging Rock, OH on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hanging+Rock%2C+OH

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 99 db

Max Vehicle Width

Max Width of: 50 inches

FS Regulation

Riders must have a Wayne NF Trail Permit and an Ohio APV tag to ride this trail system. Only vehicles 50 inches or less can ride these trails. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited and helmets and eye protection are required  per a Forest order .

Open Dates

april 15 - december 15

Open Season

12:01 a.m. April 15

Fee for riding

$12.00 per rider three day permit - $24, seasonal permit - $45

Fee

Trail Permits required for ATV, OHM or mountain bike riders. A trail permit is $12/day, $24/3-days, or $45/season. For more information on permits...

FS

Wayne National Forest - Ironton Ranger District 6518 State Route 93 Pedro, OH 45659 (740) 534-6500 [email protected]


www.fs.usda.gov

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/wayne/recreation/ohv/recarea/?recid=6232&actid=93

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles


www.bmv.ohio.gov

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http://www.bmv.ohio.gov/registration_titling_apv_usv.stm

Forest Service Links


Forest Service Page

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/wayne/recarea/?recid=6232

Directions

Hanging Rock Trailhead - is accessed from State Highway 650 off U.S. Highway 52. Go north 3/4 mile to Forest Road 105. Stay on paved Forest Road 105 for approximately 1.5 miles to the paved trailhead parking. GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 38 deg 34' 51" / 82 deg 43' 29".

General Notes

For a topographic map of the ATV trail system click here. Maps are also provided when you purchase a trail tag. Parking: Ample parking is provided at trailheads.


topographic map of the ATV trail system

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5084018.pdf

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