Hocking Hills State Park

19852 Ohio 664
Logan, OH - 43138

Type: Parks
(740) 385-6842
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Hocking Hills State Park, located in southeastern Ohio, is a stunning natural area renowned for its breathtaking scenery, rugged terrain, and diverse outdoor recreational opportunities. Encompassing over 2,300 acres of pristine wilderness, the park is characterized by its towering cliffs, deep gorges, cascading waterfalls, and lush forests, making it a popular destination for hikers, nature lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

One of the most iconic features of Hocking Hills State Park is Old Man's Cave, a picturesque gorge carved out of Blackhand sandstone by the forces of nature over millions of years. Visitors can explore the cave's winding trails and marvel at its stunning rock formations, including waterfalls, recess caves, and towering cliffs. Other notable attractions within the park include Cedar Falls, a scenic waterfall that plunges 50 feet into a rocky gorge, and Ash Cave, the largest recess cave in the state of Ohio, with a magnificent 700-foot-long overhang.

Hocking Hills State Park offers a variety of recreational activities for visitors to enjoy throughout the year. The park's extensive trail system provides opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing, with trails ranging from easy strolls to challenging hikes. Rock climbing, rappelling, and fishing are also popular activities within the park, while in the winter months, visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing along designated trails.

The park is open year-round, with each season offering its unique beauty and opportunities for outdoor adventure. During the spring and summer, the park bursts to life with vibrant foliage, blooming wildflowers, and rushing waterfalls, while fall brings a spectacular display of autumn colors as the leaves change. Winter offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere, with icy waterfalls and snow-dusted landscapes creating a magical winter wonderland.

With its stunning natural beauty and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, Hocking Hills State Park is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, providing an unforgettable experience amidst the tranquility of Ohio's wilderness.

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