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MAR 11, Maple Sugaring in the Hills
12-4 pm. Meet at the naturalist cabin behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center. Discover how syrup is made, and savor the taste of the season as we boil down our local maple sap. Discover the many methods used throughout history to make this tasty treat....
FEB 21, METRO FIVE-0: Level 4 Skunk Cabbage Hike
1:00 pm. Ages 50 and up. Enjoy a rugged 3.5 mile backcountry hike and see Ohio's earliest blooming wildflower. This hike is not particularly rugged or steep but portions may be wet and slippery. Please be prepared. Meeting Place is Park Office, 185 Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 4314...
FEB 23, Burr Oak Owl Prowl
6:00 pm. Come join Rural Actions Sunday Creek Watershed Group and ODNR State Park naturalist for a wintry Thursday night Owl prowl. We will meet at Burr Oak Lodge for a short presentation and then will have the opportunity to interact with live owls. Next, we will head outside for a hike to call Barred Owls. Please...
FEB 24, Conkle's Creep
9 am. Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. ...
FEB 25, Maple Time
1-3 pm. All ages. Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugar bush leaves the farm at 1pm and 2pm. Sap collecting and boiling is dependent on the weather. All other activities will take place. Call to see if sap is flowing. Meeting Place - Farmhouse,...
FEB 25, Dwight Icenhower
7:00 pm show. We welcome back nationally recognized, Elvis Tribute Artist, Dwight Icenhower to Stuarts Opera House. Dwight is fresh off a 2016 win for Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist awarded by Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises. Dwight is a crowd favorite so be sure to get those tickets right away. Dwight Icenhower...
FEB 26, Ice Cave Sunday Special
10 am - 2 pm. Ages Adults and Seniors. Take a rugged 4-mile, self guided, hike to the Ice Cave. Join us for hot chocolate and a campfire at the Park Office when you are finished. This is a steep rugged back country hike. Portions may be wet or slippery. Please be prepared. Please bring drinking water. All hikers must...
MAR 4, Del McCoury Band
8:00 pm show. For more than fifty years, Del McCourys music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. McCoury is something special, a living link to the days when bluegrass was made only in hillbilly honkytonks, schoolhouse...

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Top 10 Things to Do

Visit Old Man's Cave
The most popular of all the Hocking areas is Old Man's Cave, located on State Route 664. Here at the Upper Falls, the Grandma Gatewood Trail begins its six-mile course connecting three of the park's areas.
See Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls itself is the greatest waterfall in terms of volume in the Hocking region. In the mid 1800's, a grist mill was built above the falls to utilize this water power for grinding grain.
Walk to Ash Cave
In the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills is Ash Cave which is perhaps the most spectacular feature of the entire park. Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in the state.
Stay in a Cabin
In addition to the state-operated cabins at Old Man's Cave and Lake Hope State Parks there are hundreds of privately owned cabins available for your vacation or getaway. Cabins range from small peaceful romantic cottages to medium family-size cabins to large lodges that will accommodate multiple families. Our availability search engine can help you find the perfect place to stay quickly and easily.
There are canoe launches, and rentals, at Lake Hope and Lake Lake State Parks. To liveries offer varying length canoe, kayak, and raft trips on the usually leasurely moving waters of the Hocking River. A great way to spend a hot summer days. Full moon river trips are also offered during the summer months!
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
Hiking Here & Hiking There
With 9 State Park and Nature Preserves, 3 State Forests, a National Forest, and local and metro parks, plus a large section of the Buckeye Trail, you simply will not run out of places to hike. Trails range from extremely rugged to as easy as the preverbial 'walk in the park'. Portions of the trails at Cedar Falls and Conkle's Hollow are marked wheelchair accessible.
During the Spring, Summer, and Fall months the campgrounds are bustling with activity. Many of the area State Parks offer camping as do wide variety of privately owned campgrounds that may be less crowded.
Attend Festivals and Annual Events
No matter what time of year you visit the Hocking Hills we will have something for you to celebrate. The region is teeming with festivals from moonshine to pawpaws, lillies to coal, ribs to apples. Whether your passion is for the area's rich cultural history, the culinary scene or distinctive blend of bluegrass and country music, we have a festival for you.
Take Day Trips
If you can stay a few days in the Hocking Hills there are several nearby places you may want to see. Let the Hocking Hills serve as your "home base" and head out in a different direction each day. Most day trips are less than a one hour drive.
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