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Hocking Hills State  Park - Upper Falls

Naturalist Programs

Daily Hikes to Monthly Events

Hocking Hills State Park Logan

Friday, March 17
Nature Etching, 2 pm
Would you like to take home your own artwork of the plants and other cool nature textures here at the park? Meet our naturalist to venture out and make it happen. We will be using crayons and paper for this craft. Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby and be prepared to go outside.


Lake Hope State Park

Saturday March 18
Good Bones

2:00pm-3:00pm Discover some key characteristics of common Ohio
animals’ skulls. Meet at the Nature Center. This is an indoor activity.

Olds Hollow Hike
4:30pm-6:00pm Join the naturalist on one of her favorite trails, Old’s Hollow Trail. See a pioneer
cemetery and a recess cave on this moderate 1.5-mile hike. Meet at the Hope Furnace Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and sturdy footwear.


Clear Creek MetroPark

St Patrick's Day Hike

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by taking in all things green on a 4-mile off-trail hike to a giant oak tree. Terrain at Clear Creek is steep and uneven in areas, wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring water. Meet at the old Park Maintenance Shop, 9935 Opossum Hollow Road, Rockbridge.

Hocking College and Robbins Crossing Historical Village






Hocking Hills State Park Programs

Free to the public. All Year Long.

Hikes. Tours. Nature Programs.

Learn. See. Do. At Hocking Hills State Park.


Sweetheart's Hike

At Ash Cave


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. 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.