Church Main Loop (part of the Buckeye Trail)
Off Old Town Road before the intersection of Stone Church Hollow Road
4.9 or 8.1 miles Loop Trail
4.9 miles- Take the Old Stone Church Trail (Parking/Trailhead: 39.6086, -82.2482)and make a loop by returning via the Stone Church Hollow Road. The ruins of the Old Stone Church are located here up a gravel road after a small bridge: (39.623761, -82.252608) and about halfway along the roadway as hikers return.
8.1 miles-Take the Old Stone Church Loop Trail.
Horseback riding and foot trail. Rugged and some parts very rutted from ATVs-winds through rolling hills of southeastern Ohio's Wayne National Forest. Start at the Trailhead Campground. Just off Old Town Road. There is a kiosk there with a map. Then pull around to about halfway through the small lot. Trail is at far end of the lot. Parked in front of trailhead that parallels the Stone Church Road.
Kiosk at camping site. Trailhead is on the other side of the vehicle in the image.
Follows part of the Buckeye Trail.
If hikers take the road where it intersects with the trail at about the halfway point, they can pass the Old Stone Church.
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.