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Wallace H. O'Dowd Wildlife Area

The 6,696-acre Wallace O'Dowd Wildlife Area includes the former Trimble Wildlife Area and the Sunday Creek Wildlife Area. The area is located in Athens County and Hocking County near the Wayne National Forest and the Trimble Township Community Forest. The .BENCAD Trail passes through the northern part of this area, partly on a gravel through-road, partly on an old closed roadway.

Deer hunting is popular in the area.

A free permit is required to use this area. Permits can be obtained from the following sources:

Division of Wildlife                  Sunday Creek Coal Company
360 East State Street            68 West Columbus Street
Athens, OH 45701                 Nelsonville, OH 45764

Contact the Wildlife District Four Office at (740) 589-9930 for more information. 

Hunterdon Road

Glouster , Ohio 45732

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Local Number: (740) 589-9930


Sunday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Special Hours: Contact the Wildlife District Four Office at (740) 589-9930 for more information.


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