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 […]

4 Places to Zip Line in Hocking Hills

Feel like taking a ride in the sky? Hocking Hills offers plenty of options for adventure seekers to soar tree to tree with their zip lining tours. Get a whole new perspective as you take in the scenery from up above at one of these four zip lining tours: Soaring Cliffs: As the name describes, […]

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 […]

How to Plan a Hiking Trip to Clear Creek Metro Park

Some people think that Clear Creek Metro Park is just like any other city park with a few benches, trails and pools. This is not true of Ohioan parks especially those located in Hocking Valley. The valley is located in Allegheny Plateau, which is a nature’s wonder. The park is spread over an area of […]

Old Man’s Cave

Here is another guest post from a visitor that stayed with us at Old Man’s Cave Chalets in May 2012. We decided to feature this one because the Bates Family come from Las Vegas, Nevada and their take on our green and pleasant land is quite unique. “Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills is so […]

Ash Cave

Ash Cave is an amazing aspect of Hocking Hills State Park and the largest recess cave in the state. Carved in a horseshoe shape over 700 feet, the cave measures 100 feet deep and 90 from ledge to floor. It’s an awesome place to visit and well worth the trip. Ash Cave is in the […]

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 […]

How to Best Explore Cantwell Cliffs

Cantwell Cliffs are one of the most visited attractions in the Hocking Hills State Park. The cliffs are not actually a singular item but a complex of towering natural formations that are made of Blackhand sandstone. There are many distinguishing features of the cliffs, the most prominent being their intricate faced carved by nature over […]

Cantwell Cliffs

Cantwell Cliffs is located a short drive away from the main attractions in Hocking Hills, around 17 miles from Old Man’s Cave for example. That makes it quieter and more exclusive and ideal for the hiker who likes to enjoy the countryside in peace. It still sits inside Hocking Hills State Park, but it the […]