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Old Man's Cave

20160 State Route 664 South
Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: 740-385-6841
Overview
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
Butterflies
Fri May 26

2:00 pm

Come to the Naturalist Cabin to find out more about these winged beauties.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat May 27

9:00 am

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Hockings Owls
Sat May 27

2:00 pm.

Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohios winged nocturnal predators.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Making Tracks
Sun May 28

2:00 pm

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin to learn about animals that make the Hocking Hills home and the tracks they make.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Skulls and Claws
Thu Jun 1

2:00 pm

Come down to the Naturalist Cabin to learn about the animals that makes Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Wildlife,
Hocking's Birds of Prey
Fri Jun 2

2:00 pm

Join the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a closer look at Ohios hawks, owls, eagles and vultures.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Trees
Sat Jun 3

6:00 pm

Meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin to learn about some of the trees in the Hocking Hills and their uses. We will take a short walk to learn ways to identify trees in the area.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Wildlife,
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat Jun 3

9:00 am.

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
National Trail Day/ The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat Jun 3

9 am.

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park. This hike will feature the entire gorge with an option at the end to explore Cedar Falls or Broken Rock Falls as a solo excursion. Come join us to celebrate our hiking heritage.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Rose Lake Canoe Course and Excursion Cancelled
Fri Jun 23

Cancelled

Beginner or long time canoeist alike can join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a canoe, rescue techniques and proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Great for the beginner or long time canoeist that might like a few new tips. Pre-registration is required for this all day course by calling 740-385-8003 ext 213. Class size is limited so register early. Please wear clothing to get wet, no open toe shoes and bring along a lunch and plenty to drink.

Cost: Cancelled

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-8003

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat Jun 24

9 am.

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Waterfall Photography Class Series
Sat Jun 24

11:00 am.

Taking photography class on the road. How to capture the breath taking smeary water, conquer darker lighting, and get lots of detail as we hike and shoot. You may even shoot a print for your wall. Comfortable clothes, hiking ability carrying your equipment, a tripod, and a basic working knowledge of your camera are encouraged. Class size is limited.

Cost: $25/reservations

Contact: Kim Sparks Photography, Phone: 513-240-1033

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Special Interest,
Grandma Gatewood's Fall Colors Hike
Sat Oct 14

1-5pm

Bring along a cool drink and celebrate the season's colors.

Meet with the naturalist at the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center for a strenuous hike that spans roughly 6 miles of the Grandma Gatewood trail.

We will be traversing the section that runs from Old Man's Cave to Cedar Falls and back while enjoying the scenic beauty and cultural personality.

This hike does include several hills and steps and is not recommended for the easily winded individual. Approximately 3-4 hours.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

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