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Jun 19 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00pm Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge. The naturalist will be on hand to answer questions & share the mysteries of the park.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 20 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm Stop by the Naturalist Cabin near the A frame bridge to learn about the turtles that make Hocking Hills their home. Learn about the decline of the Eastern Box Turtle and ways we can help.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 20 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

7:00 pm Join the naturalist and the Hocking Hills Canoe Livery for a guided trip around Rose Lake. You must sign up in person in advance at the campground office and space is limited. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes ahead of time for instruction and to prep your canoe.

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 21 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

11:00 am Meet the Naturalist at the Rose lake dam to enjoy the signs of summer. While on our walk we will learn a little history of the area including the dam. We will also explore the flora and fauna of the area.

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 21 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

7:00 pm Ever wanted to try your hand at kayaking? Maybe you have been paddling for a while and want to learn more. Well, join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a kayak along with the proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required for this trip and you must sign up in person at the......

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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, please remember pets are not permitted at the Nature Preserve.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 3 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 22 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Departure is One Hour before dust. (7:30pm in summer months and 6:30pm in fall months.) There is always something unique happening in the Hocking Hills. Join us for a fantastic way to enjoy the pristine Hocking Hills scenery at night. Night time canoeing is a unique experience. The Hocking River is calm and peaceful before the night fall. Experience the Hocking......

Cost: $45 per canoe

Contact: Hocking Hills Adventures, Phone: 740-385-8685

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 10 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film

Jun 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

9:00am Join the naturalist at Rose Lake to try your hand at catching fish. Poles and bait will be provided. Participants 16 and over will need to have a fishing license to fish.

Cost: free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Jun 23 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm What is the difference between owls and hawks... come down to the Naturalist Cabin located by the A Frame Bridge to learn about the diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey that make Hocking Hills their home.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 26 (Wed)
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm What makes a reptile a reptile? What is cold blooded? What reptiles live around here? For the answers to these and other question, meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge to learn about the reptiles of Ohio.

Cost: Free Event

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 26 (Wed)
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

6-9 pm Opening Night: Up, Up Away. Sue Hazen, Sue Roth and Pam Long make vessels and sculptures based on or built using..balloons. So come float among the stars together This show will be on display through Aug, 25th. This is a Nelsonville Final Friday Gallery Walk Event!

Cost: Free

Contact: Ann Judy, Phone: 740-753-1011

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 16 miles
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Arts/Music/Film
Historical

Jun 27 (Thu)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

9:00 pm. 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 this special history first hand. We supply the lights…you supply the imagination. (Please no pets at the lantern tour)

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 28 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

10:00 am Ever wanted to try your hand at SUP? Maybe you have been paddling for a while and want to learn more. Well, join the naturalist instructor who will teach participants the proper handling and control of a SUP along with the proper gear. Equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required for this trip and you must sign -up in person at the camp......

Cost: Free/Registration Required

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 28 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

10:00 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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Historical

Jun 28 (Fri)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00 pm Have you heard that daddy long legs are the most poisonous spider alive but their mouths are too small to bite? Let us learn more about spiders and gain a greater understanding of their importance. Meet at the naturalist cabin right beside the A frame bridge.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

11:00 am. Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler? Join the naturalist at Ash Cave parking area to find out.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest

Jun 29 (Sat)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

1:00 pm Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 2 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

Jun 30 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

10:00 am Meet the Naturalist at the Shelter House at the Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Distance from Old Man's Cave: approximately 6 miles
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Wildlife

Jun 30 (Sun)
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

2:00pm Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin located by the A frame bridge. The naturalist will be on hand to answer questions & share the mysteries of the park.

Cost: Free

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

Distance from Old Man's Cave: about a mile
Outdoor Activity
Family Oriented
Special Interest
Wildlife

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