Five picnic areas with tables, grills, latrines, and drinking water are located at each of the recess caves. Five reservable shelters are available:
Old Man's Cave
All 5 picnic areas are Carry In Carry Out areas. No trash cans are available. Please bring trash bags with you.
There are over 25 miles of hiking trails located throughout the park and adjacent state forest. These trails are beautiful as well as potentially dangerous: caution and common sense are necessary. Young children should be closely supervised while on the hiking trails. All park visitors must remain on the marked trails at all times. Hocking Hills State Park trails are one-way loop trails.
An archery range with 5 static targets and 22 3-D targets is open from daylight until dark year-round
There are seven major hiking areas in Hocking Hills State Park - All are one-way trail systems.
Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls, Cantwell 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. But those are just a handful. There are many 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.