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Hocking Hills State  Park - Upper Falls

Hocking Hills Events

Sweetheart's Hike

Hocking Hills Special Events - Sweetheart's Hike

Sweethearts Hike:

Sweetheart's Hike in February at Hocking Hills State Park.

Hocking Hills State Park is home to the annual Sweetheart's Hike in February.

Sweetheart's Hike Information:

Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot. Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave. Afterward, enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.

Starting Point: Ash Cave Parking Area. The hike is not limited to spouses and dates! Folks have brought their kids and grandkids too! Dress warmly; it is chilly in Ohio in February.

Kid-Friendly? This is a kid-friendly hike, although it may be chilly during the event.

Pet Friendly? Non-aggressive pets on leash are allowed on this hike.


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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.