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You come here to explore the Hocking Hills outdoors.   So what are you waiting for?Hocking Hills Hiking Trails - A Guide to the Hiking Trails of the Hocking Hills-The Book

Cabins. Hiking. Biking. Canoeing. Nature Programs. 

And so much more in the Hocking Hills!



Hiking Trails

Hocking Hills State Park Hiking Trails.

Hocking Hills Regional Parks- The Hiking Regions 
Discover the 7 different hiking areas of Hocking Hills State Park-  Ash CaveOld Man's CaveRock House, Conkle's HollowCedar FallsCantwell Cliffs, and Whispering Cave Trail. Including maps, directions, and trail information. Or discover the hiking trails at Clear Creek Metro Park, Vinton County's Moonville Tunnel, and more!


Cabins and Lodging

Hocking Hills Cabins.

Hocking Hills Cabins and Cottages
There are cabin and cottage rentals throughout the region close to the park and with hot tubs and full amenities. You can even make reservations Online. When you come for the day, stay for the night and see all that the park has to offer.


Hocking Hills Camping and Campgrounds.

Hocking Hills State Park Camping
Hocking Hills State Park offers camping all year round - electric sites, camper cabins, group camps, and primitive sites.

Cool Summer Hikes: Airplane Rock

Airplane Rock is a stone outcropping offering a beautiful vista view. The hike is along an old, gravel service road with forest on either side. The parking is not far from Conkle's Hollow and limited.

Hike Hocking Hills: Airplane Rock

Shhh! Don't tell anyone else but there is no off-season in The Hocking Hills! The parks are open all-year around. And it is beautiful in all seasons. Looking for a trail less-traveled and one hike with two waterfalls for November and December? Click here for a trail guide from Ash Cave to Cedar Falls!

Cool Summer Hikes: Whispering Cave

Whispering Cave: Hocking Hills State Park


Directions to Hocking Hills State Park and Map.

Hocking Hills Map and Directions Find out how to get to the park and map out your trip.

Cool Summer Hikes:Trails with Wildflowers

Hocking Hills Ohio Wildflowers and Trails to find them

Find a trail with Hocking Hills Wildflower Trails at parks and along The Fringe.



Stay Updated

Discover area events, closures, and special attractions.

Upcoming Events in the Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Programs
From guided night hikes through the dim recesses of Ash Cave in the spring and Bigfoot Festivals in Logan during the summer. There are snow-covered explorations for Ohio's elusive owls in the winter from Hocking College and haunted hikes with ghost stories at Moonville Tunnel. The Hocking Hills Region offers visitors fun things to do all year long!

Hocking Hills Special Events

Find information and maps for great events in the Hocking Hills!




Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center

At Old Man's Cave and accessible from the Old Man's Cave parking area.

Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center.

Hocking Hills Parks are open all year around.

Hocking Hills park systems are open year-round from dawn to dusk. Hikers must stay on the one-way designated trail system. Well-behaved, non-aggressive dogs are allowed in most areas, but all must be on a 6-foot leash. (Dogs are not permitted at Nature Preserves.)

Hocking Hills Programs and Events


Hocking Hills Park Programs


There are seven major hiking areas in Hocking Hills State Park - All are one-way trail systems.  

Ash CaveOld Man's CaveRock House, Conkle's HollowCedar FallsCantwell Cliffs, and Whispering Cave Trail. These park areas offer a unique experience for those who walk its paths no matter what season (the park is open year-round from dawn to dusk)—located on the southern edge of Hocking County. Hiking trails in the Hocking Hills include those at Wayne National Forest, Clear Creek Metro Parks, Lake Hope State Park, Vinton County Park District's Moonville Tunnel, and Hocking College's Robbins Crossing (with park programs) and the Athens Hock-Hocking Adena Rail Trail bikeway.