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Buckeye Furnace Mining Company Lands Public Hunting Area

The Buckeye Furnace Mining Company Lands Public Hunting Area is in Jackson County approximately 2 miles southeast of Wellston. The 1,034 public area is accessible on the north by State Route 124, approximately one-half mile east of the State Route 327 and State Route 124 intersection. The rest of the area is surrounded by private land.

The area will be open to use by sportsmen and nature enthusiasts for hunting, trapping, bird watching and other wildlife viewing, outdoor education, berry picking and hiking. Restricted activities include: driving motorized vehicles, camping, swimming, and littering. All users must have a valid license to hunt and fish.

The area should provide good hunting opportunities for deer, grouse, turkey, and squirrel. Most of the ponds do not support fish populations.

***Please respect the rights of adjacent landowners and get permission to use their property. The penalty for hunting without permission can be a fine of up to $500 and 60 days in jail for the first offense.

Buckeye Furnace Mining Company Lands Public Hunting Area
Jackson County

Wellston, Ohio 45692

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 682-7524
Local Number: (740) 589-9930

Special Hours: Call the Cooper Hollow Area Manager at (740) 682-7524 or the nearest wildlife district office at (740) 589-9930 for information.







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