Northwest of Athens and Nelsonville in the Wayne National Forest, the Monday Creek ATV Area has about 70 miles of off-road motorcycle trails open to mountain biking and off-road motorcycle trails riding. Dorr Run Loop, Inner Door, and Purdum Loop trails are difficult trails.
Monday Creek ORV Area is located off SR33 between Logan and Nelsonville. To reach individual trailheads:
(1) New Straitsville - on Highway 595, 2 mi. south of New Straitsville.
(2) Dorr Run - follow signs off Highway 33, approximately 2 mi. south of intersection of Hwy 595 and Highway 33; two trailheads.
(3) Monday Creek Trailhead - on County Road 24 between Carbon Hill and Buchtel.
(4) Long Ridge - off Highway 78, north of Buchtel, south of Murray City.
Overall, Monday Creek ORV Area is the 2nd most popular dirt bike trail of all 20 dirt biking rides in Ohio.