GWNFGeorge Washington National Forest (Virginia)
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The GWNF serves as the headwaters of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, which provide clean drinking water to millions of American citizens.
The ACP could also amplify industry pressure to develop oil and gas interests in the GWNF. In 2014, the US Forest Service announced that it would permit extractive activities in roughly 17 percent of the forest where land had already been leased for drilling, or where private parties held mineral rights.
And while the GWNF does have active timber programs, Lail says that these might not be the best places for the bear hunter to start.
If, however, you're a fan of solitude, then you just might want to take a look at the George Washington (GWNF) and Jefferson (JNF) national forests.