How steady is your hand? Are you an aspiring artist one snap shot away from validating yourself as a true Shutterbug? Come one, come all! Calling all Photographers to the Hocking Hills!!! You think you’ve got what it takes to the shoot the Caves? Be here April 17th-19th for the “14th Annual Shoot the Hills Contest”. Come show us what you’re made of and if you happen to register before April 5th you will receive a free t-shirt and discounted registration fee. This three day event will conclude with $5000.00 in cash and prizes awarded to the photographers with the best shots! Don’t hesitate and reserve your stay today for “Ohio’s Largest Photo Contest”. While you may be snapping a prize winning shot, be sure to visit Ash Cave on April 18th for the Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike. The hike commences at 10 am where you will find yourself observing “nature’s carpet” composed of beautiful wild flowers and blooming vegetation. The sparkling Waterfalls will enhance this breathtaking display resulting in Mother Nature’s very own natural kaleidoscope; a gift that must be witnessed at least once in your lifetime. Just when you think The Hocking Hills has expended all of it’s thoughtful blessings; It comes again with one of her sweetest gestures yet! March 7th marks the Annual “Maple Sugaring in The Hills”. Calling all sweet-tooth’s out to The Hocking Hills for this savory spectacle! Discover how one of America’s greatest and tastiest treats is created right here in the Hocking County straight from our very own local Maples Trees! This event is held at the Naturalist Cabin right behind Old Man’s Cave Visitor Center. Learn the historical techniques from the professionals long ago in boiling down this tasty sap to create that delicious syrup we love and yearn for. Not only will it be the freshest syrup you have ever tasted, but you will also be welcomed to join Chef Matt at the Hocking Hills Dining Lodge for the annual pancake breakfast! Be sure to be there and enjoy the fruits of your labor in making this a must have traditional American breakfast! Whatever your interests may be there is always a place for you here in The Hocking Hills. Be sure not to delay booking your reservation today and enjoying everything that Mother Nature and The Hocking Hills have to offer!