It’s Officially Ohio Deer Hunting Season

There’s no better time to escape reality and have some bonding time with your loved ones than winter. The colder weather is perfect for hunting couples to utilize the 9,200 acres of public land in and around Hocking Hills, Ohio. Some of the best hunting zones are Hocking Hills State Forest and Wayne National Forest. […]

Hocking Hills Winter Hike 2014

Hocking Hills 49th Annual Winter Hike Date: January 18th, 2014 The annual winter hike is a 6-mile walk from Old Man’s Cave to Ash Cave in the Hocking Hills. The hike has continuous starts from 9am-11am. Midway through the hike at Cedar Falls, Hot Bean soup is served for a donation. When you reach Ash […]

Hiking in Rockbridge State Nature Preserve

Ask a couple of people which of the Hocking Hills region’s natural rock formations is the most spectacular and chances are you will get a couple of different answers. Old Man’s Cave, which was the first piece of land purchased as part of Hocking Hills State Park, is the most popular. Ash Cave, Ohio’s largest […]

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 […]

Exploring the History of Hocking Hills State Park

With its spectacular natural rock formations, Hocking Hills State Park is one of the most picturesque areas in the country. Old Man’s Cave, the most popular area of the park, features a gorge cut into 150 feet of Blackhand sandstone—you can literally read the natural history of the area in the exposed layers of the […]

Top Things to Do in Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Hocking Hills State Park features more than 2300 acres of natural rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and lush vegetation. Whether you are taking a family outing, indulging in a romantic weekend getaway, or just looking for some solace in nature, this park is the perfect place to spend some time. Here are the top 10 things […]

Top 4 Hikes Around the Hocking Hills

Hiking refreshes the body and the soul. It clears the mind and helps us look at things from a different perspective. It is also, of course, excellent exercise for beginning and seasoned hikers alike. If you are looking for a trail to get your blood flowing and help you shed your worries, check out these […]

5 Places to Hike in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills has no shortage of places to hike, and with its vast amount of scenery there’s plenty of landscapes to explore. From caves, to waterfalls, to cliffs, we’ve assembled a list of all that Hocking Hills has to offer for your next hiking adventure. Rock House: This tunnel like passage way is located midway […]

The Hocking Hills is Hiker’s Heaven

If you are a hiker you simply must plan a trip to Hocking Hills. Part of the Allegheny Plateau of Ohio, Hocking Hills is a mix of gorges, cliffs, waterfalls and rock shelters all in one place. It’s a dream come true for any hiker. The six major hiking trails in the State Park of […]

The History of Rock House

One simply cannot leave Hocking Hills without hiking through the trails of Rock House. This natural cave is among six other popular areas of Hocking Hills and is a must-see experience for all visitors in the area. While the look and difficult hike of the Rock House is what is known most commonly for, perhaps […]