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Best trails in Hocking Hills State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, running trails, dogs leash trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Hocking Hills State Park ranging from 0.6 to 7.5 miles and from 761 to 1,135 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Hocking Hills State Park is a great place to hike. It has seven different hiking areas: Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls, Cantwell Cliffs, and Hemlock Bridge Trail. Park entry is free.
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Map of trails in Hocking Hills State Park
Park information
Acreage
2356 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Mailing address
Hocking Hills State Park
19852 State Route 664 S
Logan, OH 43138
Contact
740-385-6841
Top trails (15)
#1 - Old Man's Cave and Ash Cave via Buckeye Trail
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
There are many different small trails that can be used to reach Buckeye Trail. This trail also reaches Cedar Falls and Ash Cave.Show more
#2 - Rock House
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 30 m
Rock House is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rockbridge, Ohio that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature Show more
#3 - Cantwell Cliffs Loop
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 55 m
A trip around the rim of Cantwell Cliffs is one of the more difficult tours in the Hocking Hills parks. There are some sharp climbs and descents, washed out bridges, fallen trees blocking trails, andShow more
#4 - Queer Creek via Buckeye Trail
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Queer Creek via Buckeye Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near South Bloomingville, Ohio that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
#5 - Old Man Cave
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Old Man Cave is a 0.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near South Bloomingville, Ohio that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#6 - Buckeye Trail and Gorge Overlook Loop
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
Gorge Overlook Trail to Cedar Falls back through Buckeye Trail to Old Man's Cave. It skirts the rim of the Old Man's cave area to Rose Lake and then over to Cedar Falls. This is a nice trail with someShow more
#7 - Ash Cave
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 17 m
Ash Cave is a 0.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Logan, Ohio that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trShow more
#8 - Ash Cave, Cedar Falls and Old Mans Cave [CLOSED]
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 5 h 47 m
As of June 01, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
#9 - Upper Falls to Lower Falls via Buckeye Trail
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 36 m
Upper Falls to Lower Falls via Buckeye Trail is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near South Bloomingville, Ohio that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#10 - Buckeye Trail
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
For nearly 1444 miles, the Buckeye Trail winds around Ohio, reaching into every corner of the state. From a beachhead on Lake Erie near Cleveland, to a hilltop overlooking the Ohio River in CincinnatiShow more
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