Visitors to the Hocking Hills can expect to find gorgeous scenery in a serene atmosphere. Miles of trails, quaint country shops, festive local events and a wide variety of activities are all here for your enjoyment. With its picturesque cascading waterfalls, Black Hand sandstone gorges and hemlock forests, there is no better place to enjoy Ohio’s natural beauty than the Hocking Hills. The area offers year-round enjoyment for lovers of the to exciting zip lining trips. Whether you’re visiting for a quick weekend getaway, a full leisurely week or even longer, you won’t run out of things to do in the Hocking Hills. We hope this guide will help you get started planning your trip! outdoors with activities ranging from scenic hikes What to See and Do Whether you want to get away from it all and simply relax or pack your trip full of activities, 4 the Hocking Hills is the perfect destination. Here are some of our favorite activities.
Our guests have a wide variety of ways to enjoy the beauty of the Hocking Hills. Hocking Hills State Park and adjoining Hocking Hills State Forest along with Wayne National Forest have miles of trails and acres of woodlands to explore. Hiking, canoeing, fishing, zip lining and much more await you in the Hocking Hills! Hiking Hiking is by far the most popular activity for visitors to the Hocking Hills. Hocking Hills State Park has several trail options that are open year round from dawn until dusk. Hocking Hills State Park has six major hiking areas. Visit the Hocking Hills State Park Site http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/hockinghills# activities for printable maps of the trails. Cedar Falls It’s easy to see why we’ve chosen this Hocking Hills landmark as our favorite. The 50-foot waterfall is the largest in the region. Cedar Falls offers a ½-mile moderate hike through hemlocks, grottos and rock formations. Ash Cave Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in Ohio, measuring nearly 700 feet from front to back. Guests marvel at the large waterfall in the cave’s center. Also a great place to look for native wildflowers in the spring! There are two trails to choose from at Ash Cave: The Ash Cave Gorge trail is a ¼-mile easy hike which is handicap accessible and the Ash Cave Rim trail is a ½-mile moderate hike. 5