Vesuvius Backpack Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 16.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
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.
States: Ohio
Counties: Lawrence
Latitude: 38.61031   Longitude: -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%
Elevation Low Point: 700
Elevation High Point: 985
Year Designated: 1979

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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