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Webb Pointe
MAR 10-11, Maple Sugaring in the Hills
12:00 - 7:00 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 23, Conkle's Creep
10:00 am Conkle s Hollow State Nature Preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills. Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why. Meet in the parking area. No pets allowed in the nature preserve please. ...
FEB 24-25, Maple Time
1:00 - 3:00 pm. All ages. Sample this sweet treat and learn about making maple syrup the 1880s way. A short hike to the sugarbush leaves the farm at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Sap collecting and boiling is dependent on the weather. All other activities will take place. Call to see if sap is flowing. Meeting Place...
FEB 25, Ash Cave Hike
10:00 am. Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot for a nice leisurely hike to Ash Cave. Learn about some local history and geology of this beautiful area....
FEB 25, Fireside Chat
1:00 pm Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located by the A frame Bridge at Old Man s Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might even sneak in a special guest or two. Bring a mug along...
MAR 2, Tour the Tackle Box - Lake Hope
6:00 - 8:00 pm. Want to catch that big fish but are confused or a little intimidated at the bait shop. Join Ohio Department of Natural Resources staff as we discuss types of line, bait, and tackle. Practice tying knots and learn a little about some of Ohio s common sport fish species. After this workshop you will be...
MAR 23, Kenny G
7:30 pm show. The most celebrated instrumental musician of the modern era. With global sales totaling more than 75 million, Grammy and American Music Award winner Kenny G is the biggest selling instrumental musician of all time. A recording career that spans almost 3 decades and 23 albums, saxophonist Kenny G has elements...
MAR 24, Spring Swarm with the Wild Honeybees
6:45 pm - Sunset Hike 7:00 pm - Doors Open 8:00 pm - Wild Honeybees Concert Come enjoy a sunset hike, dance to the Wild Honeybees and support two local non-profits. We will have door prizes, raffle baskets, local food trucks parked outside and a cash bar. All proceeds will benefit the Dairy Barn Arts Center and Upgrade...

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Top 10 Things to Do

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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
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.
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.
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.
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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