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FEB 11, Sweethearts Hike
5-7 pm. Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot. Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk then enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments....
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 11, Murder of a Millionaire Mystery Dinner Theatre
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 pm. Do come and represent a member of the family to discover not only -What Happened to Mr. Rochester- but what Is Going to Happen to one or maybe all of his Survivors... You may be the heir to the estate. Therefore, your presence is requested at Mystery Manor -aka...
JAN 14-29, Hocking Hills Comfort Food Cruise
8am - 4pm Saturdays/Sundays Twelve different restaurants, each featuring a different comfort food, over three weekends, all for just $18 per ticket. Best of all, $5 of every ticket goes directly to local food banks. You get to enjoy great comfort foods while cruising the beautiful Hocking Hills and bringing much needed...
JAN 27, Cedar Falls Stroll
10 am. Join the naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this area of the park....
JAN 28, Ridgetops and Hollers
9 am. Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler. Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to discover what it is...
JAN 28, 44th Annual Winter Hike Series
10:00 am. All ages. Enjoy a 1 - 2 - 3 - 5 - or 7 mile guided or self-guided hike. some hikes, including the 7-mile hike, are guided only. Meeting Place is Mathias Log Cabin, Clear Creek Road, Rockbridge, OH 4314...
JAN 28, Hockings Wildlife at the Cabin
2 pm. Naturalist Cabin located behind the Old Mans Cave visitors Center. As you pass by on your hike today stop by the Naturalist Cabin, located behind the Old Mans Cave Visitor Center, to explore and take a closer look at some of our native residents. Naturalist will be available for discussion and to answer...

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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
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.
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
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.
5
Canoeing
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!
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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