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					Public Hunting & Fishing                                                                                     Division of Wildlife                                            Publication 352
       1,034 Acres                                                                                   Ohio Department of Natural Resources                                         (900)
                                                                         BUCKEYE FURNACE MINING COMPANY LANDS
                                                                                  PUBLIC HUNTING AREA
                                                                                                               Jackson County



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                                                                                 Wellston - 1 mile




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            LEGEND
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                                                                                                     ROADS
   P        Parking                                                                                           124
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            Woodland
                                    0                    1/2         1     32
            Old Mine Area
                                                    Scale in Miles

                                                                                327

                  VICINITY MAP

       50                          McArthur

                                              50
   WELLSTON         683
   WILDLIFE                   93
     AREA

                                     324

                                               160
                            Hamden
                  327
                             BUCKEYE          32
                             FURNACE
                              LANDS
    35       93
                                                   124
              Wellston
       WILDLIFE                                       BUCKEYE FURNACE MINING COMPANY LANDS                                                                                                       DISTANCE FROM MAJOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                 POPULATION CENTERS
        AREA                                                   PUBLIC HUNTING AREA                                                                                                               30 miles from Chillicothe
                                                                                                                                                                                                 75 miles from Columbus
             Public Hunting - Fishing
                  DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
                                                                                                        Jackson County                                                                           46 miles from Portsmouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                 32 miles from Athens
  SIGN 83A     Ohio Department of Natural Resources




LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION                                                                                           HUNTINg
The Buckeye Furnace Mining Company Lands Public Hunting Area is in Jackson County approximately 2                  The area should provide good hunting opportunities for deer, grouse, turkey, and squirrel.
miles southeast of Wellston. The 1,034 public area is accessible on the north by State Route 124. The rest of
the area is surrounded by private land. 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
                                                                                                                   PUBLIC USE FACILITIES
in jail for the first offense.                                                                                     Access to the area is gained via a parking lot located off State Route 124, approximately one-half mile east
The previously mined areas on the area are old spoil and gob that are revegetated with hardwood trees of           of the State Route 327 and State Route 124 intersection.
various sizes. The terrain of these areas is very rugged and caution must be used.
                                                                                                                   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
HISTORy AND PURPOSE                                                                                                The nearest wildlife district office is located at 360 East State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701-1895; phone (740) 589-
The area will be open to use by sportsmen and nature enthusiasts for hunting, trapping, bird watching and          9930. Further information may be obtained from the Cooper Hollow Area Manager, 5403 C.H. & D. Road, Oak
other wildlife viewing, outdoor education, berry picking and hiking. Restricted activities include: driving        Hill, Ohio 45656; phone (740) 682-7524.
motorized vehicles, camping, swimming, and littering. All users must have a valid license to hunt and fish.
                                                                                                                   TURN IN A POACHER
FISH AND WILDLIFE                                                                                                  Ohio’s TIP, “Turn In a Poacher,” program is helping to curtail poaching throughout the state. TIP is designed
The major game species are white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, turkey, and fox and gray squirrels.                   to involve the public in reporting wildlife violations. Citizens who observe wildlife violations should call the
                                                                                                                   TIP toll-free hotline at 1-800-POACHER.
Most of the ponds do not support fish populations.

				
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