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Hocking Hills State  Park - Upper Falls

Hiking Hocking Hills State Park

There are 7 major Hiking Areas at Hocking Hills State Park - Ash Cave, Cedar Falls, Old Man's Cave, Conkle's Hollow, Cantwell Cliffs, Rock House, and Whispering Cave. They are all one-way loop trails.

But there are more! In the Hocking Hills Region, there are hiking trails at Lake Hope State Park, Clear Creek Metro Park, Wayne National Forest, Zaleski State Forest, Vinton Furnace State Forest and more!

HIKERS MUST REMAIN ON THE MARKED TRAIL. Well-behaved, non-aggressive pets are permitted on leash except at Conkle's Hollow. There is NO wading or swimming allowed in the waterfalls or creeks.

Old Man's Cave

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park.

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Whispering Cave

One way loop trail Upper Falls- Old Man's Cave.

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Conkle's Hollow

Tunnel at one way loop trail at Old Man's Cave.

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Cantwell Cliffs

Old Man's Cave.

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Wayne National Forest - Old Stone Church Trail

Cedar Falls - The Steps - Hocking Hills State Park in Southern Ohio.

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Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills Trail System Map.



Hocking Hills State Park

Upper Falls at Old Man's Cave is one of the starting points for the one-way loop trail.


Upper Falls at Old Man's Cave.

Part of the 7 trail systems within Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park


Stone Bridge at Old Man's Cave

Bridge at Old Man's Cave.


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.