Area Attractions
in Hocking Hills



The Hocking Hills region is one of Ohio's least expensive and greenest getaways in the Midwest. There are hundreds of miles of trails for visitors to hike in the Hocking Hills for free including those at Hocking Hills State Park (Old Man's Cave), Lake Hope State Park, Zaleski State Forest, Wayne National Forest and Hocking State Forest.  There is boating at Lake Logan, shopping at the many antique markets and plenty of fast food restaurants and fine places to dine.  In fact, there is so much to see and do, you may want to book your stay for more than just a few nights!


Old Man's Cave - Old Man's Cave is most likely one of the most popular hikes in the Midwest.  It has beautiful waterfalls, steep cliffs, unique bridges and rock tunnels. Old Man's Cave is approximately 1 mile long and takes about an hour to hike.
woods with stone bridge

Ash Cave - Ash Cave features a winding asphalt trail that leads to the largest recess cave in Ohio. It also has a seasonal waterfall and rock formations. There is an upper and lower trail at Ash Cave, each one approximately a 1/2 mile long. The lower trail is handicap accessible. It takes approximately 30 minutes to hike the trail.
rocks at cave with waterfall

Cedar Falls - Cedar Falls features  a magnificent seasonal waterfall and also a beautiful trail surrounded by  hemlocks. The trail is about a 1/2 mile and takes about 30-40 minutes to hike.
hill with stone cave with waterfall coming out of hill

Conkle's Hollow - Conkle's Hollow has a multitude of adventures: steep cliffs, hemlock-lined trails, awesome views, rock formations and a paved lower trail that is wheelchair and stroller accessible. It has two trail systems - an upper and a lower trail. The rim is 2 1/2 miles long. The lower trail is about a mile in length. It takes about 1 1/2 to 2 hours to hike the rim or upper trail and about  1  hour to hike the lower trail.
edge of cliff over looking tall forrest. trres are red and orange colors of fall.

Cantwell Cliffs - Cantwell Cliffs is best known for its winding passages, steep slopes and a unique rock shelter. The trail is about a mile and takes 1- 1 1/12 hours to hike.
rock formations with fallen dried fall leaves

Rockhouse - Rockhouse gives guests to the region a peek into the past (the area once housed a hotel and was an alleged hideout for bandits. It also has a view of the closest thing to a real cave in the park system. The Rockhouse trail is about a 1/2 mile long and takes 30 to 45 minutes to traverse.
man in cave between cave rocks walking

Lake Hope State Park - Not far from Old Man's Cave, Lake Hope State Park is home to Hope Furnace - an historical reminder that the region was once bustling with industry. There is also a mountain bike trail at the park, a beach and plenty of fishing accesses.
state park sign marking monument of a stone wall