Tag Archives: Old Man’s Cave

x

The Unusual History of Old Man’s Cave

The popular cave in Hocking Hills has a pretty curious name, the Old Man’s Cave. The story of how this cave got its name is very intriguing one and will definitely be a treat for all curious visitors. The name hints at a rock shelter where Richard Rowe once lived. He was a hermit in the 19th century, who they Continue Reading...
x

Top 4 Hikes Around the Hocking Hills

Hiking refreshes the body and the soul. It clears the mind and helps us look at things from a different perspective. It is also, of course, excellent exercise for beginning and seasoned hikers alike. If you are looking for a trail to get your blood flowing and help you shed your worries, check out these top four hikes around the Continue Reading...
x

Old Man’s Cave

Here is another guest post from a visitor that stayed with us at Old Man’s Cave Chalets in May 2012. We decided to feature this one because the Bates Family come from Las Vegas, Nevada and their take on our green and pleasant land is quite unique. “Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills is so green. We aren’t used to Continue Reading...
x

Highlights of the Hocking Hills Area

Hocking Hills is one of the most interesting and feature-rich areas of Ohio. With several State Parks, State Forests, nature preserves and geological features, the area is the outdoor lovers perfect haven. Hocking Hills is located in Southeastern Ohio, in Hocking County. The area is predominantly sandstone, locally known as “Blackhand sandstone” thanks to some ancient Native American handprints found Continue Reading...
x

Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park is a real gem in Ohio, a short drive from Logan. It sits next to Hocking State Forest and the Ash Cave Recreation area and is very popular with tourists and locals who want to get back to nature and enjoy some spectacular scenery. The park itself is spread over 2,356 acres, with a further 17 Continue Reading...