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Old Man's Cave

20160 State Route 664 South
Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: 740-385-6841
Overview
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.

Hiking Trails: Rim Trail - 2 miles, Gorge Trail - 3/4 miles

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Pets Allowed: Yes

Waterfalls: Yes

Shelter House: 2

Picnic Tables: 40+

Restrooms: Yes

Swimming: No

Fishing: No

Location Map

Calendar of Events
Monarchs and Milkweed
Sat Sep 24

Join our Naturalist for a monarch hunt at the visitor center. Learn how to help these wonderful butterflies. Meet the Naturalist in front of the visitor center.

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Wildlife,
Fireside Chat
Sun Sep 25

Join the naturalist for a historic fireside chat at the naturalist cabin behind the visitor center.

3-4PM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Sep 27

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old man’s cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Critter Tracker
Sun Oct 2

Join our Naturalist on a one mile quest through the gorge to learn about the marks left behind by some of Ohio's resident critters.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7406039538

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Oct 4

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Wily Coyotes
Fri Oct 7

Learn about some of the most infamous creatures in Ohio, Coyotes! Join the Naturalist at the naturalist cabin behind the visitor center to learn about the sometimes-strained relationship between coyotes and humans.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7402794927

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Whos Hoo
Sat Oct 8

Join the Naturalist for a look at some of our resident owls at the Naturalist Cabin behind the Visitor Center.

11am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Fire Prevention Day
Sun Oct 9

Fire prevention day is typically recognized as a time to teach about fire safety in the home. Let's take some time to learn how to make safe campfires. Meet the Naturalist at the naturalist cabin located behind the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7402794927

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Oct 11

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Critter Tracker
Thu Oct 13

Join our Naturalist on a one mile quest through the gorge to learn about the marks left behind by some of Ohio's resident critters.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7406039538

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Skulls Furs
Fri Oct 14

Stop by the Old Man's Cave Visitor's Center for a look at some of Ohio's resident critters.

10am-12

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Grandma Gatewood's Fall Colors Hike
Sat Oct 15

Meet with the Naturalist at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center for a strenuous 6-mile hike, including roughly 3 miles of the Grandma Gatewood (Buckeye) Trail.

We will be navigating the section which runs from Old Mans Cave to Cedar Falls, returning on the Gorge Overlook Trail. Come enjoy the scenic beauty and cultural personality from one of the most popular gorges in the Hocking Hills.

This hike does include several hills and steps and is not recommended for the easily winded individual. Bring along a cool drink and celebrate the season’s colors with us!

9-1pm

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Oct 18

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Brunch With A Bear
Fri Oct 21

Join the Naturalist at the naturalist cabin behind the Old Man's Cave Visitor's Center to learn how bears prepare to handle the rough winter and if they may ever spend hibernation in the Hocking hills

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7402794927

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Oct 25

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Nov 1

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Nov 8

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Nov 15

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Whos Hoo
Sat Nov 19

Join the Naturalist for a look at some of our resident owls at the Naturalist Cabin behind the Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Nov 22

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Man's Cave Hike
Tue Nov 29

Join the Naturalist for a fun 1-mile hike through the gorge at old mans cave. Learn about the legend of the old man, and the creation of the striking geology of the Hocking Hills Region. Meet the Naturalist in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10am

Cost: Free

Phone: 7403856841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Winter Hike at Hocking Hills
Sat Jan 21

Enjoy a winter wonderland 6-mile trek from Old Mans Cave to Ash Cave. Starts from 9-11a.m. At Cedar Falls The Logan Kiwanis Club famous bean soup and cornbread muffins are served (donations appreciated).

A shuttle bus returns hikers to Old Man's Cave parking area.

We recommend Layered clothing and good footwear.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Website: www.hockinghillsstatepark.com
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