Hocking Hills State Park - Programs

Hocking Hills State Park Programs and Events

April 2017

 

 

Friday April 7
1:00 PM *CEDAR FALLS STROLL - Join the naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural & cultural history of this area of the park.
3:00 PM *THE AWESOME POSSUM. Meet the Naturalist at the naturalist cabin to find out what is so awesome about this furry creature.


Saturday April 8
2:00 PM *THE WONDERS of OLD MAN’S CAVE - Meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park.

Friday April 14
10:00 AM *THE WILDLIFE OF ROSE LAKE- Come down to Rose Lake to learn about the critters that live around it. Today is the trout release day so there will be lots of things going on!
6:00 PM* IT’S ALL FUN & GAMES- Come to the picnic pavilion located by the OMC visitors center to spend time as a family playing games and creating various crafts.

Saturday April 15
10:00 AM *“RIDGETOPS & HOLLERS” – Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a ‘holler’?  Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out.
2:00 PM *REPTILE RAMPAGE! – What makes a reptile a reptile? What is cold blooded?  Who lives around here?  For the answer to these and other questions join the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located behind the Old man’s cave visitor center.

Saturday April 22
Wildflowers and Waterfall Hike
10 AM April 22, 2017 - 10 AM
Observe nature’s carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills.  Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave.  Together we will explore the many species of wildflowers we can find in the gorge.
10:00 AM *“RIDGETOPS & HOLLERS” – Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a ‘holler’?  Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out.
2:00 PM *HOCKING’S BIRDS OF PREY - Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohio’s hawks, owls, eagles and vultures.   
8:00PM *ASH CAVE TWIGHLIGHT HIKE- Join the Naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice twilight stroll to Ash Cave. No pets please.

Sunday April 23
9:00 AM *ASH CAVE WALK - Join the naturalist for a short walk to Ash Cave and discover the unique natural & cultural history of this park.
12:00AM *BEGINNING ARCHERY- Meet the naturalist at the archery range to learn some basic archery skills. Bows will be available to shoot during this program.

Friday April 28
2:00 PM *CANTWELL’S CREATIONS - The forest and geology at Cantwell Cliffs are some of the most diverse in the park.  Meet the naturalist at the parking area for a discovery hike through this unique location.CC
5:00PM *SKINS & SKULLS – Meet the naturalist at the naturalist Cabins to see what critters make the Hocking Hills home.

Sunday April 30
9:00 AM *CONKLE’S CREEP – Conkle’s Hollow state nature preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills.  Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why.  Meet in the parking area.CC
1:00PM *TERRIFIC TURTLES- Stop by the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the turtles that make Hocking Hills their home. Learn about the decline of the Eastern Box Turtle and ways we can help.