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JUL 14-16, Lilyfest
10am-6pm Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-4pm Sun. Free Parking. If you love art, gardens and music, you must see Lilyfest. This is the ultimate festival for flower and art lovers. Lilyfest is held annually at the Bishop Educational Gardens and features multiple flower gardens cared for by local gardeners. Lilyfest also...
AUG 16-19, Parade of the Hills in Nelsonville
10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home...
JUL 19-29, Lancaster Festival
The beginning of a Celebration of Music and the Arts. A wondrous burst of music, art and family fun with excitement all over town - 75 events - many Free. ...
JUN 24-25, Beyond Homes
11:00 am - 5:00 pm This is a Town and Country Tour of 10 historic buildings in Lancaster, Ohio and Fairfield County. Every Building has a story. 1-Engine House No. 1, 254 E. Chestnut St., Lancaster. 2-The Sifford/Vorys/Wiseman/American Legion Hall, 154 E. Main St., Lancaster. 3-The Mill, 431 S. Columbus St.,...
JUN 25, SUP Quickstart
1:30 - 3:00 pm Basic stand up paddle board skills required. Prepare to get wet and bring water to drink. Ages 12 and up. All equipment is provided. Limited space available so sign up in person at the park office in the dinging lodge. ...
JUN 28, What's All The Buzz...
3:00 - 4:00 pm Learn about the fascinating world of honey bees life cycles, job classes, and why pollinators are important to humans. Meet at the Nature center....
JUN 29, Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
9pm. 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....
JUN 30, Creek Critters
4:30 pm. We will search for animals that call the creek home. Wear shoes that you do not mind getting wet. Meet at the beach parking lot on the far end away from the beach....

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Top 10 Things to Do

1
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.
2
Stay in a Cabin
'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.
3
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.
4
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.
5
Canoeing
There are canoe launches, and rentals, at Lake Hope and Lake Logan State Parks. On the Hocking River several liveries offer varying length canoe, kayak, and raft trips on the usually leasurely moving waters. A great way to spend a hot summer days. Full moon river trips are also offered during the summer months!
6
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
7
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.
8
Camping
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.
9
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.
10
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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