Rock House Rock House is a cave set in a 150-foot cliff. Visitors marvel at its sandstone columns and natural “windows”. Historically, Rock House was used as a shelter for natives and was once even used by robbers and bootleggers. The Rock House Conkle’s Hollow This part of the Hocking Hills State Park is trail is a ½-mile moderate hike. also an Ohio State Nature Preserve, where bird watching is popular. It has trademark sandstone cliffs and a hardwood forest. Conkle’s Hollow has two trails to choose from: a 1-mile handicap accessible easy hike and the longer 2 ½-mile 6 Conkle’s Hollow rim trail, which is a moderate hike. Old Man’s Cave The most visited natural attraction in the Hocking Hills is Old Man’s Cave. This naturally carved gorge offers a 1-mile hike of moderate difficulty. Cantwell Cliffs The most remote of the trails in Hocking Hills State Park, Cantwell Cliffs features a 150-foot high cliff where a waterfall flows. A great place to spot native wildflowers in the spring, Cantwell Cliffs trail is a 1-mile difficult hike.
Hocking Adena Bikeway 17.9 miles of paved paths in Athens. The trail also goes from Nelsonville to Athens with serene woods and the Hocking River meandering in between. http://www.ohiobikeways.net/adena.htm Lake Hope State Park Biking There are many scenic trails in the Hocking Hills for mountain biking. A variety of distances offer bikers of all Eight biking trails of varying difficulties are available. Some steep hills and ravines offer a moderate to difficult challenge to cyclists. http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/lakehope ability levels fun challenges. Hocking Hills State Park Two mountain bike trail loops of two miles each with moderate to high difficulty. http://www.thehockinghills.org/Mountain_ Bike_Trail.htm Wayne National Forest - Monday Creek The Monday Creek area of Wayne National Forest has 75 miles of designated trails for ATVs and off-road vehicles, mountain bikers and hikers. Wayne National Forest is also a great place for bird watching. http://www.waynenationalforest.com/ wayneatv.htm#monday 7