Vesuvius Backpack Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 16.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Boating, Canoeing
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Swimming - Diving/snorkeling
Wildlife Observation
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: State Rt 93 and County Rd 29., In Wayne National Forest N and W of Lake Vesuvius on SR 93 N of Ironton.
State(s): Ohio
Counties: Lawrence
Latitude: 38.61031
: -82.63485

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Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Grass or Vegetation
Secondary Surface: Grass or Vegetation
Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 10%
Maximum Grade: 35%
Elevation Low Point: 700
Elevation High Point: 985
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Mike Friedhoff
Irinton Ranger District
6518 State Rt 93
Pedro , OH 45659
(740) 534-6500



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