Your Hocking Hills Fall Activities Guide

Millions of adventurers head to Hocking Hills State Park every year, most of them planning their vacation during the warmth of summer. However, our Ohio parks remain open year-round, and every season offers a unique backdrop for your adventures. And fall is an especially beautiful time of year, transforming our rolling forests into vibrant shades […]

5 Hocking Hills Waterfalls to See in Ohio

Ohio’s Hocking Hills offers some of the most diverse and stunning landscapes in the Midwest. Jagged sandstone cliffs and water-carved gorges connected by cascading waterfalls. Hike through natural geological wonders such as a microclimate of Jurasic-looking hemlocks, to be rewarded with spectacular views of Hocking Hills waterfalls. Of course, some of the region’s named waterfalls […]

Rappelling and Hocking Hills Rock Climbing

Summer in Ohio is in full swing, and it’s time to lace up your hiking boots and make your way to the Hocking Hills. As Ohio’s premier outdoor adventure destination, there are endless ways to discover the park’s caves, waterfalls, forests, and sandstone cliffs. Even the natural sandstone cliffs attract adventurers, offering excellent rock climbing […]

Explore Nature: Horseback Riding in Hocking Hills

As the weather warms up in Ohio, adventurers begin packing their bags for Hocking Hills State Park. This 2,000-acre destination is renowned for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. One of the best ways to explore the area’s natural beauty is with horseback riding in Hocking Hills. Whether you are an equine enthusiast with your […]

Ohio Outdoor Adventures: Hocking Hills Bike Trails

When it comes to exploring Ohio’s great outdoors, there is no place in the Buckeye state quite like the Hocking Hills. Each year, millions of adventurers visit the parks for incredible hiking, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, boating, and rock climbing. One of our favorite ways to experience the area’s rugged beauty is on the Hocking […]

Discover Morel Mushrooms in Ohio’s Hocking Hills

Wildflowers are blooming, waterfalls are flowing from snowmelt, and wild mushrooms are starting to pop up throughout the forest, which can only mean spring has sprung in the Hocking Hills! And when springtime arrives, foragers grab their baskets in search of mushrooms in Ohio, such as the coveted morel mushrooms. Morels can only be found […]

Explore the Hocking Hills Shopping Scene

As much as we love spending winter exploring the natural beauty of the Hocking Hills, we know that sometimes winter is best spent inside. When the temperatures reach below freezing, there are plenty of ways to keep warm indoors. Explore the Hocking Hills shopping scene and commemorate your vacation with a unique gift you can’t […]

Attend the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike

There is something special about the Hocking Hills when winter descends on the scenic Ohio parks. Tree branches hang heavy with snow as waterfalls freeze over in spectacular displays of winter landscapes. Every year thousands of travelers visit the area to see the splendor of the season on the annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike. This […]

Stargazing in Ohio’s Hocking Hills

There is nothing more awe-inspiring than looking up to a sky full of stars. Unfortunately, urban light pollution has made it harder to see the grandeur of the night sky. But, there are still many locations in the country where you can see the night sky with clarity, including Hocking Hills. The cabins at Chalets […]