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Things To Do

The following highlighted things to do are located in Monroe County or the surrounding region. 

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The Monroe County area is home to numerous options for hiking. Whether you are looking for a short walk or something that is more vigorous, you are sure to find the natural beauty.  Some of the more popular sites include:  Piatt Park, Wayne National Forest, Raven Rocks and Kiedaisch Point.

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Monroe County is known for its great hunting opportunities.  Every year people travel great distances to hunt our vast wilderness.  Some individuals lease private land in the area and others choose to hunt public lands such as Wayne National Forest and Monroe Lake Wilderness Area.

and Adventure Bike Riding

Monroe County is a motorcycle riding paradise filled with quaint country towns, hills, & twisty roads, many offering river hugging journeys.

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Kayaking has become an increasingly popular recreational activity over the last 10 years.  The Monroe County area offers many kayaking opportunities to experience the unique landscape that our area has to offer. The Little Muskingum River and Sunfish Creek (seasonally) are two popular destinations.

Scenic Rides 
for Car Enthusiast

Some of Ohio's most stunning scenic drives are in Monroe County.  From the Appalachian Byway to the Ohio River Scenic Byway our areas beauty is revealed at every twist and turn. 

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Monroe County and its surrounding region have a variety of camping opportunities.  There are numerous options including primitive and campground camping.  There are also many campgrounds that offer RV sites.

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There are 209 miles of mountain bike trails on the Wayne National Forest. Check out the WNF Epic... This is an awesome backcountry experience that includes many scenic rock outcroppings, creek crossings, a natural land bridge, and a super fun, flowing-7.0 mile descent near the end.

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Monroe County offers a variety of fishing opportunities. Walk-in  to a remote pond or enjoy the a developed lake site. You can also visit one of the Ohio River or wade along one of our meandering streams.


The WNF trail systems offer varying lengths and experiences for the trail rider.


Kiedaisch Point's best kept secret is the Kiedaisch wall.  This crag is the areas best rock climbing and has routes to challenge both novice and advanced climbers.

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