Lake Logan State Park
30443 Lake Logan Rd. - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Lake Logan was developed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in 1955 for recreational purposes. It’s now one of the finest fishing lakes in Ohio. Lake Logan sports northern pike, bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish and saugeye. This day-use park provides scenic picnic and swimming areas, as well as secluded walking paths where visitors enjoy the wooded beauty of Ohio’s hill country and this Hocking Hills Park.
Manchester Hill Winery
13160 Tarlton Rd. - Circleville, OH 43113 614-571-0750
This family owned winery 10 minutes from Hocking Hills features a rustic tasting room, hand crafted grape and fruit wines, plus a retail area. Our tasting room offers a cheese plate and is available for private parties for up to 35 people, with an in-house catering menu available.
Old Mans Cave
St. Rts. 374 & 664 S - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Old Mans Cave is the most visited area in Hocking Hills State Park, featuring rock formations with names like the Devils Bathtub, Sphinx Head, Eagle Rock and Whale in the Wall. It was named for the rock shelter that was once the home of Richard Rowe, a 19th-century hermit who is said to be buried beneath a cave ledge on the premises.
Rock Climbing & Rappelling by Hocking Hills Adventure Trek
off Big Pine Rd. - Logan, OH 43138 740-777-2579
Learn to rock climb and rappel with our expert guides at the beautiful Hocking State Forest Climbing Area. All equipment is provided. Half day and full day climb and rappel treks are ideal for couples, families and groups. (On our website, click on Rappelling /Rock Climbing tab on the left.)
St. Rt. 374 - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Rock House is the only Hocking Hills State Park area that includes a formation you can climb into, with a 200 foot long cavern featuring natural cut-outs which look like windows. Used by Native Americans for turpentine stills, by pioneers for animal shelter, and even by criminals for a hideout, Rock House has a colorful history.
Rockbridge State Nature Preserve
11475 Dalton Rd. - Rockbridge, OH 43149 614-265-6561
Rockbridge’s natural arch or bridge is more than 100 feet long and 10 to 20 feet wide, and gracefully arches 50 feet across a ravine. It is considered the largest natural bridge in Ohio. There’s a parking area and a 2.75 mile trail system to the natural rock bridge.
Sharp Farms Pumpkins & Corn Maze
7129 Old Logan Rd. - Sugar Grove, OH 43102 740-215-8384
Sharp Family Farms was founded in 1853 & is known for its child-friendly, yet
educational atmosphere; perfectly encompassing the aura of the autumn season.
Scour the fields in search of the “perfect you-pick pumpkin”, adventure through
the 10 acre corn maze, sample locally fresh apple cider & honey, and take lots of
photos. Sharp Farms is a perfect yearly Fall outing that you and your family will
24719 Miller Rd. - Rockbridge, OH 43149 855-442-2246
Incredible zipline course with 5 ziplines, trails, caves and waterfalls. Lines are set over a gorge with views of the surrounding forest, waterfalls and sandstone cliffs. Reservations required.
The Buckeye Trail
P.O. Box 254 - Worthington, OH 43085 740-394-2008
The Buckeye Trail Association maintains and promotes the 1400-mile Buckeye Trail, which encircles most of Ohio (and through the Hocking Hills), following canal towpaths, rivers, lakeshores and historic pioneer trails.
Touch the Earth Adventures
- Athens, OH 45701 (740) 591-9094
Our mission is to inspire and empower individuals through hiking and kayaking adventures, connecting us
to the Earth. We offer guided kayaking trips on local waters to explore the life of the area. We are
environmentally conscious and support environmental causes. Instruction provided by trained personnel,
all equipment provided. No experience necessary. Call for reservations and information, visit
our website or find us on facebook for descriptions of the many special experiences we offer.
Valley Zipline Tours
3465 Duffy Rd. SE - Lancaster, OH 43130 (740) 654-3392
Our course is the newest in Ohio and one of the largest in the Midwest, with over a mile of zipping. We feature 11 zips on our site, including 3 monster zips of nearly 1000 ft each towering above the valley. We also have an exciting dual racing zip where you will race your friend to the finish line. Call or go to our website to book your spot now.
28800 Chieftain Dr. - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6758
Our family farm is open to the public from mid-September through October offering
pumpkins, gourds, corn shocks & everything you need for fall decorating. A corn
maze and wagon rides are available on Saturdays & Sundays during our open season.
Wayne National Forest
13700 US Hwy. 33 - Nelsonville, OH 45764 (740) 753-0101
We welcome you to visit the Forest Welcome Center, which serves as the Forest headquarters and home to the Athens Ranger District office. We’re open 8 - 4:30, Monday through Friday. Stop by to learn more about all the recreational opportunities the Forest has to offer. We have more than 300 miles of trails available for hiking, all-terrain vehicle riding, mountain biking, and/or horseback riding.
15111 St. Rt. 664 S - Logan, OH 43138 614-352-0309
Wicked Forest Haunted Attraction is a bone-chilling adventure through the scariest abandoned mining village in the Hocking Hills, where you will come face to face with your worst frightmares.
2013 Duck Creek Log Jam
Murphy Rd. - Logan, OH 43138
Music & Camping in the Hocking Hills!
Start the 2013 Festival Season off right with this genuine, homegrown, off-the-beaten-path music festival set in Ohio’s most scenic region. Stomp your feet, holler out loud, meet new friends, party the night away & enjoy the great outdoors during this truly unique festival.
St. Rt. 56 - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Ash Cave is the largest recess cave east of the Mississippi and perhaps the most awe-inspiring feature of Hocking Hills State Park. With a horseshoe-shaped rim that spans 700 feet, with a runoff waterfall, Ash Cave is enormous and open on one side. Its the southernmost of six natural areas that comprise Hocking Hills State Park, and is a must see for all visitors looking to experience Ohio caves.
Athens Farmers Market
1000 E. State St. - Athens, OH 45701 740-594-5522
Begun in 1972 with three farmers selling produce, by 2006 Audubon Magazine had named it one of the best farmers markets in the U.S. The market features local & organic produce, fresh fruits, meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, bedding plants, flowers, shrubs, jams, salsas and much more. Open Saturdays year-round from 10 am - 1 pm; also open Wednesdays from mid-April through the end of December from 10 am - 1 pm.
St. Rt. 374 - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Situated on a high outcropping of Black Hand sandstone, Cantwell Cliffs is in one of the most remote areas of Hocking Hills State Park, and offers hikers the best of two worlds. The high rim trails offer far-reaching vistas of breathtaking beauty, while the valley trail makes the visitor feel diminutive when walking at the base of the cliffs.
St. Rt. 374 - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-6841
Cedar Falls has the greatest volume of water of all the falls in Hocking County, with water plunging 50 feet. Its easily the most photographed of waterfalls in Ohio. The name Cedar Falls is a misnomer — the result of mistaken identity. Early settlers to the area misidentified the stately hemlock trees as cedar trees; but the name Cedar Falls has been used ever since.
Conkle’s Hollow Nature Preserve
24858 Big Pine Rd. - Rockbridge, OH 43149 614-265-6561
Designated as a State Nature Preserve in 1977, Conkle’s Hollow’s sheer cliffs of Black Hand sandstone rise nearly 200 feet above the valley floor. The deep, cool gorge, which is only 100 feet wide in places and is considered by some to be the deepest in Ohio, has numerous waterfalls cascading over its sandstone cliffs.
Earth, Water, Rock: Outdoor Adventures
- Hocking Hills area, OH 45701 (740) 664-5220
Earth-Water-Rock: Outdoor Adventures is an independent guide service providing a
variety of trips and instruction, by reservation only, in the Hocking Hills area, including: rock climbing, rappelling, kayak wildlife tours and SUP! Earth-Water-Rock specializes in guided adventures and instruction for individuals and groups.
Happy Hills Fun Park
22245 St. Rt. 278 - Nelsonville, OH 45764 740-385-6720
Our fun park offers a skate park, fun boat / peddle boat and row boat rentals,
swimming pool and a lake for fishing. Bring a picnic basket and picnic by our lake
or pool. Family reunions welcome. Cabin and tent rentals. Stay overnight or just
visit for the day. Call for details.
HHTA Geo Trails
13178 St. Rt. 664 S - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-9706
Three geocaching trails that are fun to complete & take you on a mini-tour of the Hocking Hills area. The Adventure GeoTrail is up & running, and the Treasures and History GeoTrails will be launched in early summer. Whether you’re new to geocaching or an experienced cacher, these GeoTrails are for you!
Hocking Hills Adventure Trek
- Hocking Hills area, OH 43138 740-777-2579
We offer guided treks led by experts who know the forest trails, geology, biology, wildlife and Native American history. Our treks go to hidden, off the beaten path destinations. We operate year round. Hike with us and learn about the living forest that few visitors ever see.
Hocking Hills Canopy Tours
10714 Jackson St. - Rockbridge, OH 43149 (740) 385-9477
Hocking Hills is the home of Ohio’s first World-Class zipline canopy tour, the home of the only dual Super Zip (1400ft+), and the new “Dragon Fly - Zipline Adventure for Kids”, ages 5-12!
Celebrating its 5th year of operations in 2012, the 3-hr spectacular canopy tour offers thrill seekers ages 10 and up, the unique opportunity to zip through the treetops on a network of cables and adventure skybridges suspended high above the forest floor, overlooking the natural features of Hocking Hills.
Hocking Hills Gem Mine
29150 Pattor Rd. - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-4295
Discover gem mining in the Hocking Hills. Purchase your rough at Hocking Hills KOAs camp store, then take your bag or bucket to the sluice and find your treasures. The hardest part is deciding if you want gemstones or arrowheads! Open to the public. Call for information on group discounts.
Hocking Hills Nature Trails
15155 Sauerkraut Rd. - Logan, OH 43138 740-592-2500
We offer tons of activities for the whole family: the first in the world ZipRail & our new cat swing ride, a challenge course, the Hunger Range (long bow archery, plus knife, Chinese star and hatchet throwing), bike rentals for the Nelsonville to Athens Hock-hocking Adena Bikeway, plus ATV rentals & nature tours on both our 17 miles of wooded trails & the Wayne National Forest. For additional information please email or give us a call. Reservations are encouraged.
Hocking Hills State Park
19852 St. Rt. 664 S - Logan, OH 43138 (740) 385-6841
Towering cliffs, waterfalls, and deep gorges are all found in Hocking Hills State Park. Actually encompassing six distinctly different natural areas, Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio offers such great diversity and such incredible outdoor options, that the Hocking Hills State Park area will call you back again and again. With each visit you will enjoy a new experience at this magnificent Ohio State Park, including: Ash Cave, Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar Falls, Lake Logan, Old Mans Cave and Rock House.
15103 St. Rt. 664 S - Logan, OH 43138 740-385-1627
Hocking Peaks proudly features 2 aerial challenge courses including 17 ziplines. The courses are designed for ages 4 and up and include 60 aerial games. Hocking Peaks offers ATV rental, zorbing, rappelling, paintball, corn maze, haunted woods, disc golf and a variety of fun things for all ages. Check out our website for available activities. Open 9 a.m. to dark, 7 days a week.
Hunting at Hocking Hills Cabins
14801 Burcham Rd. - Logan, OH 43138 (740) 380-3322
We offer whitetail archery hunting in the Hocking Hills, located in Hocking County about one hour southeast of Columbus in southeastern Ohio - prime Ohio deer & turkey hunting grounds. We have approximately 100 acres of private property which has been semi-managed and lightly hunted for 18 years. Stay in one of our 7 luxury cabins and you can hunt right outside your door. So grab your bow & start hunting a whitetail or turkey in the Hocking Hills today.
Jividens Photo Adventures
P.O. Box 333 - Chillicothe, OH 45601 740-774-6243
Nature Photography Workshops with certified instructors Jerry & Barbara Jividen. Includes field lessons, PowerPoint, handouts, equipment demonstrations, 35mm and digital.