Daily Hikes to Monthly Events
Nov 10th Critter Chat: Bears - Hocking Hills 10:00 am - 11:00 am Want to learn how to keep bears from your picnic baskets? Join us at the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center to find out.
Nov 25 Nature Ornaments - Hocking Hills 10:00 am - 11:00 am Make an ornament to trim your own tree. Meet at the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center. All are welcome.
Nov 26th : Turtle Talk - Hocking Hills 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Come out of your shell! Join us at the Hocking Hills Lodge.
Nov 2 Snake Snacks - Lake Hope 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Watch what happens when one of our residents snakes is served a delicious dish.
Nov 11 Wild Teatime - Lake Hope 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Sip a few teas made with local all-natural ingredients.
Nov 18 Gobble, Gobble! - Lake Hope 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm It's turkey time at the Nature Center!
Nov 25 Eagle Excursion - Lake Hope 9:30 am - 11:00 am Search for bald eagles on this easy 1.5-mile walk.
Nov 8 Sandstone Maze Hike - 10 am to 1 pm. Take in sandstone rock views on a 4-mile off-trail hike. Experience hiking over difficult terrain is recommended; terrain will be steep, rugged and involve significant elevation gain. Bring water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Meet at the old maintenance shop located at 9935 Opossum Hollow Road, Rockbridge. Please note there is not a restroom at this parking area.
Nov 11 Sandstone Maze Hike - 10 am to 1 pm. Take in sandstone rock views on a 4-mile off-trail hike. Experience hiking over difficult terrain is recommended; terrain will be steep, rugged and involve significant elevation gain. Bring water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Meet at the old maintenance shop located at 9935 Opossum Hollow Road, Rockbridge. Please note there is not a restroom at this parking area.
Nov 17 National Take A Hike Day - 10 am to 12:30 pm. Celebrate National Take A Hike Day on a 4-mile backcountry hike. Terrain at Clear Creek is rugged, steep, and uneven in areas. Bring water and wear sturdy hiking shoes. Meet at the Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road in Lancaster.
21 Crows Moonville Tunnel Hike
Dark of Night Moonville Hike (Zaleski, Ohio)
Friday, October 6
Saturday, October 21
Saturday, October 28
Tuesday, October 31
Hikers must register. There will be signups for the hike-the hikes will be posted each week on https://www.facebook.com/ohioghoststories/
Take a night hike with Jannette Quackenbush from Moonville to Ingham Station/Bear Hollow with ghost stories and legends of Moonville and ghost hunt in Moonville Tunnel. Hikers are limited and must sign up for the hike at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete the Hike Waiver form and bring it to the hike. Check out https://www.facebook.com/ohioghoststories/ for signups and times.
Free to the public. All Year Long.
Learn. See. Do. At Hocking Hills State Park.
At Ash Cave
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.