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Ziplining in Hocking Hills

In the mood for some extreme adventure? With its abundant trees and gorgeous scenery, Hocking Hills has become the Midwest’s premier ziplining destination. Here are four top spots where you can soar through the treetops or, if you’re brave, over one of the area’s natural gorges. Hocking Hills Canopy Tours Established in 2007, Hocking Hills Canopy Tours was the first Continue Reading...
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Top Things to Do in Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

Hocking Hills State Park features more than 2300 acres of natural rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and lush vegetation. Whether you are taking a family outing, indulging in a romantic weekend getaway, or just looking for some solace in nature, this park is the perfect place to spend some time. Here are the top 10 things to do in Hocking Hills Continue Reading...
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How to Plan a Hiking Trip to Clear Creek Metro Park

Some people think that Clear Creek Metro Park is just like any other city park with a few benches, trails and pools. This is not true of Ohioan parks especially those located in Hocking Valley. The valley is located in Allegheny Plateau, which is a nature’s wonder. The park is spread over an area of 4.729 acres that is greater Continue Reading...
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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...
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Ash Cave

Ash Cave is an amazing aspect of Hocking Hills State Park and the largest recess cave in the state. Carved in a horseshoe shape over 700 feet, the cave measures 100 feet deep and 90 from ledge to floor. It’s an awesome place to visit and well worth the trip. Ash Cave is in the southern end of Hocking Hills Continue Reading...
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Cantwell Cliffs

Cantwell Cliffs is located a short drive away from the main attractions in Hocking Hills, around 17 miles from Old Man’s Cave for example. That makes it quieter and more exclusive and ideal for the hiker who likes to enjoy the countryside in peace. It still sits inside Hocking Hills State Park, but it the most northern attraction in it. Continue Reading...
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Buckeye Trail

The part of the Buckeye Trail that runs through Hocking Hills includes a 6 -10 mile section that takes in Cedar Falls, Ash Cave and Old Man’s Cave. It’s an amazing trail with some spectacular views and some well-worn paths. The Buckeye Trail itself is a 1,440 mile trail that encircles Ohio. It takes in most of the highlights of Continue Reading...
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Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail

The Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail sits inside Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve in Hocking Hills, Ohio. It’s a natural wonderland of cliffs, forest, wild land and hiking trails. Despite being seemingly in the wilderness, you’re never that far away from civilization, making it the perfect destination for hikers. The Conkle’s Hollow Rim Trail is one of two in the Hollow. Continue Reading...
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Cedar Falls in All its Glory

Regardless of what time of the year, you absolutely must take a visit to Cedar Falls and see it in all its glory. If you have planned a trip to the area in the winter season you will have the opportunity to see frozen falls; the water turns to a massive 50 foot mass of icicles. In the spring season Continue Reading...
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How to Reach Conkle’s Hollow

Conkle’s Hollow is located in the heart of the Allegheny Plateau in the southeast of Ohio. The geological formation is a 200 feet tall and 100 feet wide cliff that has a very prominent face carved by millions of years of erosion. The top platform provides commanding views of the entire valley and multiple tracks lead to the base and Continue Reading...
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Cantwell Cliffs Trail

The Cantwell Cliffs Trail is short but challenging. At only a mile, there are a lot of climbs, difficult terrain and some pretty rough going. It’s worth the effort, but isn’t for everybody. The Cantwell Cliffs area is quite remote, being a 17 mile drive from Old Man’s Cave. That means it doesn’t get as busy as some of the Continue Reading...
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Events and Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss in Cedar Falls

Definitely the most popular falls in the Hocking Hills area, Cedar Falls is one of the best places for a vacation with friends and family. In addition to being home to a number of trails for hikers and a scenic venture for nature lovers, Cedar Falls is hosts a number of monthly events and festivals all year round. Be sure Continue Reading...
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Types of Accommodation at Ash Cave

Ash Cave is one of those places that are on the priority list of hundreds of thousands of tourists. The recess cave – the largest in Ohio – is not located in a metropolitan area. Its remote location, however, has not deterred those who want to explore its iconic landscape and take a dip in the cascading waterfall. The entire Continue Reading...
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Cantwell Cliffs – A True Wonder of Nature

Cantwell Cliffs is one of the most popular trails in the Hocking Hills State Park. It is also one of the most adventurous among the Hocking Hills attractions. The cliffs are located at one of the remotest part of the park, allowing only those to enter who have the enthusiasm to explore the great wonder of nature. Hiking trails leading Continue Reading...
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Ash Cave

Want to experience a combination of adventure and spirituality? Ash Cave is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Hocking Hills State Park. The recess cave, with its unique structure that is open from three sides and a waterfall cutting through the façade, has long remained a pilgrimage site. The end-to-end measurement is 700 feet and the horseshoe Continue Reading...
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