Hocking Hills
Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills State Park

Unique rock formations,  recess caves and rugged cliff edges make Hocking Hills State Park one of Ohio's most renowned natural areas. There are six major sections of the park including Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave and Cedar Falls and many of the nearly 25 miles of trails feature breathtaking waterfalls.

Hocking Hills - Screech Owl

Although Hocking Hills State Park closes at dusk, it is open 365 days of the year. A year-around park naturalist provides nature programs including Ohio Birds of Prey programs and hikes through Old Man's Cave. Hocking Hills State Park is made up of six major hiking regions:

Old Man's Cave - Enormous recess cave with excellent hiking trail access and unique bridges.

Ash Cave - Recess Cave with trail lined in stately hemlocks.

Cedar Falls - Rugged cliff edges and beautiful waterfalls.

Conkle's Hollow - Rock formations and waterfalls.

                                                                   Cantwell Cliffs - Rugged cliffs and beautiful views.

                                                                   Rock House - Craggy forested trail with unique cave.


Hocking Hills State Park has special events nearly every month. 2014 Events include the following: 

48th Annual Winter Hike January 18, 2014 Continuous starts from 9-11 AM

Enjoy winters splendor on this 6-mile trek from Old Man’s Cave to Ash Cave.  Layered clothing and good footwear recommended.  Refreshments are available at Cedar Falls for a donation.  A shuttle bus returns hikers to Old Man’s Cave.

 

 

Sweethearts Hike

February 15, 2014                              5-7 PM

Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot.  Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk.  Afterwards, enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.        

 

 

Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike

April 19, 2014                                     10 AM

Observe nature’s carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills.  Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave.

 

Grandma Gatewood’s Fall Colors Hike

October 11, 2014                          1:00 PM         

Bring along a cool drink and celebrate the season’s colors.  Meet with the naturalist at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center for a strenuous hike that spans roughly 6 miles of the Grandma Gatewood trail.   We will be traversing the section that runs from Old Man’s Cave to Cedar Falls and back while enjoying the scenic beauty and cultural personality.  This hike does include several hills and steps and is not recommended for the easily winded individual.  (Approx. 3 to 4 hrs)

 

 

Hocking Halloween Campout

October 31-November 2, 2014

Join with the Haunted Hocking “HHIT” team as they search for the unexplained at Ash Cave or try your hand at Pumpkin decorating.  Registered campers and cabin guest can enjoy a hayride, a family fun spooky movie, site judging, and trick or treat at Old Man’s Cave campground.  Regular camping & cabin fees apply.

 

Christmas in Ash Cave

December 13, 2014                           5 – 7 PM

Step away from the hectic holiday season and come bundled for the weather while enjoying a lighted stroll back to Ash Cave.  Once you arrive at the cave warm with refreshments by an open fire.  Listen to or join with our carolers, have the kids visit with an old fashion Santa or help to decorate our Christmas tree for wildlife.

 

 

 

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