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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
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue May 14

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Sun Art
Sun May 19

Using the sun, some various objects from nature, and cyanotype paper, we will create cool artwork. Meet at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. All materials provided.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue May 21

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Coffee Filter Bats and Butterflies
Sun May 26

Create your very own flying critter! We will use coffee filters to create cool bat and butterfly designs. Join us at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. All materials provided.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jun 11

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Rock Painting
Sat Jun 15

Meet us in the Old Mans Cave Visitor center for a fun craft. Paint some rocks to take home or leave in our wildflower garden at the Visitor Center. Wear clothing you don't mind getting paint on. All materials provided.

10AM - 11AM

Cost:

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jun 18

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Recycled Bottle Planter
Fri Jun 21

Meet the naturalist in the Visitor Center to make your own self- watering planter out of an old bottle! Wear clothing that you don't mind making a mess in.

2PM - 3PM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Toad Abodes
Sat Jun 22

Come decorate your own toad home to give these cute critters a place to chill in the summer heat! Meet in the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jun 25

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Make Your Own Flower Press
Sat Jun 29

Join a naturalist at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center to make your own flower press.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Marvelous Mammals
Sun Jun 30

Join us at the Visitor Center to learn all about the mammals you can see in our area!

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jul 2

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Rock Painting
Sun Jul 14

Meet us in the Old Mans Cave Visitor center for a fun craft. Paint some rocks to take home or leave in our wildflower garden at the Visitor Center. Wear clothing you don't mind getting paint on. All materials provided.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jul 16

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Recycled Paper Making
Sat Jul 20

Did you know you can recycle paper at home? Come do it here at Hocking Hills! Join us at the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center. Please be aware that you will have to let your paper dry and come back to collect it or take it home wet.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Marvelous Mammals
Sun Jul 21

Join us at the Visitor Center to learn all about the mammals you can see in our area!

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Old Mans Cave Hike
Tue Jul 23

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for a one mile hike through Old Mans Cave to celebrate 75 years of parks and 100 years of Hocking Hills public trails. This moderate, one mile hike begins in front of the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center.

10AM - 11AM

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Hocking Hills Trail Run
Sat Sep 21

46th Annual Hocking Hills Trail Run offers runners the chance to test their abilities on the gorgeous yet technical features of the Hocking Hills and State Park in either a 60k, 40k, 20k, 10k, or 5k race options. Its not all about winning. Walkers and pets on leashes are welcome too.

Meetup at Old Mans Cave Naturalist Cabin

First Race Start at 7AM

For More Information and Registration visit: https://www.explorehockinghills.com/things-to-do/hocking-hills-trail-run/

Cost: Free

Phone: 740-385-2750

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Grandma Gatewood Fall Colors Hike
Sat Oct 12

Join us for our annual fall colors hike and take in the scenery along the Grandma Gatewood trail. We will be hiking roughly 6 miles on this trail from Old Mans Cave to Cedar Falls and back.

9AM - 1PM

Cost:

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