Print your permit& you can camp for free! https://www.aep.com/Assets/docs/recreation/areas/RECREATIONLANDSPERMITREV04-23-2019.pdf
First come, first serve- 293 campsites at a few separate camping areas
Hiking, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, hunting& fishing.
58,800-acres with 350 lakes& ponds.
The Buckeye Trail runs through this park. Absolutely beautiful area to explore. This is an excellent place to get back to primitive camping& enjoy public land access. This area is a gem& should be enjoyed.
Maple Grove AEP is located outside McConnellsville, Oh and was ReCreated by American Energy Power.
The campsite is clean, basic and free with permit. This is the smallest AEP site we visited with a row of sites by the road and a loop back in the trees. Awesome job and idea!
Knowledge is power:
AEP American Electric Power
Offers The Wilds; 10,000 donated reclaimed land where wildlife species reside. Tree farms, hydro plants and deer hunting. Then there's the free camping with permit, horse trails, bike trails and dog training areas.
AEP not only ReCreated Land that was stripped mined, they made it an out door enthusiasts playground while conserving and putting things back better then they were. Check out their site online for more information and permit printing.