Hocking Hills State Park - Ohio
Cave, largest recess cave in Ohio, is part of the
Hocking Hills State Park located on St. Rt. 56 just
west of St. Rt. 374. Ash Cave is one of the main
attractions in the Hocking Hills and a common place
for weddings. Ash cave is also wheelchair
The Cantwell Cliffs area of
Hocking Hills State Park features a deep gorge
with steep sandstone cliffs. The trails wind there
way along the rim, down in the gorge and through
interesting rock formations in between. In the
Spring the area features at least two waterfalls.
Cantwell Cliffs is located in the northern reaches
of Hocking Hills - 17 miles from Old Manís Cave on
S.R. 374. Its remote location discourages
Cedar Falls is the largest
waterfall by volume in Hocking Hills State Park.
While there are taller and wider falls in the park,
Cedar Falls contains more water than its
rivals. The water falls approximately 50 feet into a
Access to Cedar Falls is
just off State Route 374 between State Route 664 and
State Route 56. Restrooms and Picnic area is
Creek Metro Park
Clear Creek is a tributary
of the Hocking River.
It starts in western
and flows southwest into northern
In the upper half of the creek's watershed was
and currently has a large amount of agricultural
Located approximately 7
miles south of Lancaster. Follow U.S. Rte 33 to
Clear Creek Rd and proceed west 3.5 miles. The
preserve includes land on both sides of Clear Creek
and the adjacent Clear Creek Rd.
One of the most spectacular
features within the Hocking Hills Region, Conkleís
Hollow with its 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...
Approximately 12 miles
south of Logan on State Rte 664, 1 mile north on
State Rte 374, and .25 mile east on Big Pine Rd to
the signed entrance.
A natural paradise, Lake Hope State Park lies
entirely within the 18,200-acre Zaleski State Forest
in the valley of Big Sandy Run. It is a rugged,
heavily forested region traversed by steep gorges
and narrow ridges. Abandoned mines, ancient mounds
and beautiful scenery provide interest and pleasure
for hikers, photographers, nature lovers and
historians alike at one of Ohio's most historic and
scenic state parks...
One of the best fishing lakes in Ohio awaits
sportsmen in Hocking County at Lake Logan State
Park. The lake sports northern pike, bass, bluegill,
crappie, catfish and shuteye. Lake Logan Isa day-use
park that provides scenic picnic areas and secluded
walking paths to enjoy the wooded beauty of Ohio's
Old Man's Cave is part of the Hocking Hills State
Park near Logan, Ohio. The cave is one of Ohio's
most popular natural history attractions.
Old Man's Cave is located in a gorge of Black
Hand Sandstone. Thousands of years of erosion,
principally caused by glaciations and Salt Creek,
which flows through the gorge, resulted in the
The Clear Creek valley extends from the
intersection of Clear Creek with the Hocking River
in the east to the town of Revenge in the west. In
1996 the valley officially opened as Clear Creek
Metro Park, part of the Franklin County Metro Parks
system. The beauty of the Clear Creek valley comes
from the overlap of geologic and climate zones...
Rock House is unique in the Hocking Hillsí
region, as it is the only true cave in the park. It
is a tunnel-like corridor situated midway up a
150-foot cliff of Blackhand sandstone...
Twisting park and forest roads pass through deep
ravines and dense woodlands. Scattered short leaf
and pitch pines growing on the ridges were once a
source of pine tar for early settlers, hence the
name Tar Hollow. Dogwoods, redbuds and a variety of
wildflowers color the hillsides in the springtime.
Fall's pageant of color is spectacular.