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Hocking Hills State  Park - Upper Falls

Naturalist Programs

Daily Hikes to Monthly Events

Hocking Hills State Park Logan

January 2023
Friday, January 6, Shimmering Snowflakes,10 AM
Have you ever wondered what it takes for a snowflake to form? Come learn with us and make your own snowflake to take home. Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby. All materials provided.
Who’s Hoo? 2 PM
Stop by our naturalist cabin to see some of our resident owls and enjoy a fire. Join us at the naturalist cabin behind Old Man’s Cave visitor center.
Saturday, January 7, Fossil Hunt, 10 AM
Dig into the past and see what you find! Learn about different fossils that could be found in the Hocking Hills. Join us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. All materials are provided
Skulls and Furs, 2 PM
Join us to learn about some of the native Ohio animals in the region. Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby.
Sunday, January 8, Winter Survival, 10 AM
Come learn about how to survive in harsh winter conditions. Meet us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. If weather permits, we will meet outside at the Naturalist cabin. Please be prepared for the weather.
Chatting with an Officer, 10 AM
Come meet one of the officers that serves the Hocking Hills region. Feel free to spend some time and ask them any questions you may have. Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby.

Friday, January 27, Shimmering Snowflakes, 10 AM
Join us to learn how snowflakes are made and make some of your own! Meet us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. All materials are provided
Wily Coyotes, 2 PM
Come learn about one of Ohio’s most infamous creatures, the coyote! Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby

Sunday, January 29 Morning Fireside Chat, 10 AM
Come join us for a mid-morning fireside chat and learn about what makes the Hocking Hills region so unique. Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby.
Friday, February 3, Oh Deer! 10 AM
Come learn about one of Ohio’s biggest mammals, the white-tailed deer! Join us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. Be prepared to go outside. If the weather permits, we will head out to the naturalist cabin just behind the visitor center.
Friday, February 17, Oh Deer! 10 AM
Come learn about one of Ohio’s biggest mammals, the white-tailed deer! Join us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. Be prepared to go outside. If the weather permits, we will
head out to the naturalist cabin just behind the visitor center.
Skulls and Furs, 2 PM
Join us to learn about some of the native Ohio animals in the region. Meet us at the
Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby
Saturday, February 18, Feathered Flying Friends, 10 AM
Learn about birds’ special adaptations and see if you can identify feathers from some of our flying friends. Join us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. Be prepared to go outside if the weather permits.

Friday, February 24, Fossil Hunt, 10 AM
Dig into the past and see what you find! Learn about different fossils that could be found in the Hocking Hills. Join us at the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. All materials are provided
Wily Coyotes, 2 PM
Come learn about one of Ohio’s most infamous creatures, the coyote! Meet us at the Hocking Hills Lodge Lobby.

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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

OPEN ALL YEAR-ROUND FROM DAWN TO DUSK

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.