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Ash Cave

State Route 56
South Bloomingville, Ohio 43152-9756
Phone: 740-385-6842
Overview
In the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills is Ash Cave - beyond doubt the most spectacular feature of the entire park. Ash Cave is the largest, most impressive recess cave in the state.

Hiking Trails: Rim Trail - 2 miles, Gorge Trail - 1/4 miles

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes

Waterfalls: Yes

Shelter House: 3

Picnic Tables: 20+

Restrooms: Yes

Swimming: No

Fishing: No

Location Map

Calendar of Events
Creeking
Sun Jul 15

1:00 pm

Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Ash Cave Stroll
Sat Jul 21

9:00 am

Join the naturalist for a short walk to Ash Cave and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Trees Please
Sun Jul 22

1:00 pm.

Meet the naturalist at the Ash Cave Parking lot to learn about some of the trees in the Hocking Hills and their uses. We will take a short walk to learn ways to identify trees in the area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
Thu Jul 26

9:00 pm.

The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond.

Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand.

We supply the lights you supply the imagination.

No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Trees Please
Sun Aug 12

1:00 pm.

Meet the naturalist at the Ash Cave Parking lot to learn about some of the trees in the Hocking Hills and their uses. We will take a short walk to learn ways to identify trees in the area.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
Wed Aug 15

9:00 pm.

The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond.

Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand.

We supply the lights you supply the imagination.

No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Ridgetops and Hollers
Sat Aug 25

9:00 am.

Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler? Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out more!

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Website: www.hockinghills.com/ash_cave.html
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