Wayne National Forest–Kern Road

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Wayne National Forest–Kern Rd.
Coordinates: 39.4418937, -82.3332381
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About Kern Road
There are two or three pull-offs along Kern Road which are good places to stop to view birds. During the breeding season, this is a good place to look for grassland and successional growth species such as Henslow’s Sparrows, Prairie Warblers, and Blue Grosbeaks. In the winter, this is a prime spot for Northern Shrike and Short-eared Owls.
From Jacob Raber

About Wayne National Forest
The Wayne National Forest is located in the hills of southeastern Ohio. This small national forest, in the heart of the heavily populated Midwest, covers almost a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills. The Wayne is divided into three blocks administered by two Ranger Districts at Athens and Ironton. A field office is also located east of Marietta.

Visitors to national forest lands are welcome to camp, hike, hunt, and fish. The Forest boundaries surround a checkerboard pattern of ownership, with public and private ownership interspersed. There are over 300 miles of trails on the Forest for hiking, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riding, mountain biking, or horseback riding.
From Wayne National Forest website