Cedar Falls - Hocking Hills State Park - 21724 Ohio 374 Scenic, Logan, OH 43138 | GPS Tracking: (39.418265, -82.526295)
Cedar Falls is one of the 7 major hiking trails of Hocking Hills State Park in southern Ohio. The path is approximately a 1/2 mile long and relatively strenuous with steps. It is a one-way trail system with a waterfall, bridges, and unique rock formations. Halfway, hikers can take in the beauty of a seasonal waterfall reached by hiking a rugged trail down steps and along a dirt path. After getting to the cave/waterfall area, hikers continue along the one-way trail system through beautiful rock formations, a boardwalk, and up series of steps. The trail is clearly marked with signs. This hike may be considered strenuous for those who are not physically fit, do not hike regularly, or have health issues such as knee surgeries or heart problems. It involves a moderate incline, steps, and steeper terrain.
It takes approximately 40 minutes to hike the trail. Well-behaved, non-aggressive pets are permitted on leash. There is NO wading or swimming allowed in the waterfalls or creeks.
Cedar Falls has a seasonal waterfall, most likely to run in spring, winter, and autumn. There are steps and bridges.
The one-way loop trail is about a 1/2 mile long and takes about 40 minutes to hike. It is open year-round.
The trail has steps. There are flushable toilets at the restroom at the parking lot.
7 different hiking areas of Hocking Hills State Park- Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls, Cantwell Cliffs, and Whispering Cave.
There was once a grist mill running along the creek that makes the waterfall. When crossing the A-Frame Bridge above, look for signs of the old mill.
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.