Conkle’s Hollow – The Best View of Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills is known for its multitude of cascading waterfalls and its pillaring rock faces, but one of the most overlooked areas of Hocking Hills offers one of the best views to take it all in and that is Conkle’s Hollow.   Conkle’s Hollow is a Nature Preserve that protects a gorgeous array of wildflowers […]

Take a Trip to Conkle’s Hollow

No trip to Hocking Hills is complete without a visit to Conkle’s Hollow State Nature Preserve to admire the breathtaking vistas. Towering sandstone cliffs and cascading waterfalls reach almost 200 feet above a gorge that at times is only 100 feet wide. Conkle’s Hollow is named after W.J. Conkle, a man about which practically nothing […]

Conkle’s Hollow

Conkle’s Hollow is one of many hiking and natural attractions in and around Hocking Hills. The others include Ash Cave, Old Man’s Cave, Rock House, Cedar Falls and Cantwell Cliffs and form the backbone of the tourist industry in the area. Each area is connected by a series of hiking trails making it entirely possible […]

Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail

The Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail sits inside Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve in Hocking Hills, Ohio. It’s a natural wonderland of cliffs, forest, wild land and hiking trails. Despite being seemingly in the wilderness, you’re never that far away from civilization, making it the perfect destination for hikers. The Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail is one […]

How to Reach Conkle’s Hollow

Conkle’s Hollow is located in the heart of the Allegheny Plateau in the southeast of Ohio. The geological formation is a 200 feet tall and 100 feet wide cliff that has a very prominent face carved by millions of years of erosion. The top platform provides commanding views of the entire valley and multiple tracks […]

Conkle’s Hollow Trail

Conkle’s Hollow is a deep rocky gorge in Hocking Hills and is regarded as one of the deepest in the state. It forms part of a series of amazing rock formations that have made Hocking County such a worthwhile destination for hikers and those who love the outdoors. The Conkle’s Hollow Trail has two elements, […]

Conkle’s Hollow State Nature Preserve

Conkle’s Hollow State Nature Preserve sits inside Hocking State Forest near Hocking Hills, Ohio. The Preserve contains Conkle’s Hollow, the deepest gorge in Ohio. At approximately 200 feet, there are places where little sunlight ever shines, offering a unique ecosystem within which nature still thrives. The sheer cliffs of Blackhand sandstone stand as an eternal guardian […]