Ash Cave

EASY 48 reviews
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Ash Cave is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Benton, Ohio that features a cave. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
137 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

cave

forest

walking
21 hours ago

Great walk, and fun for kids. cool little waterfall and wadding area.

1 month ago

Quick hike. Beautiful view of rock formations and waterfall

hiking
1 month ago

Pretty short hike in late afternoon. The cave was great, and we love the tiny fall from the top of the cave. Met a group of ppl having their wedding here. Pretty romantic.

2 months ago

Beautiful. Very kid friendly.

3 months ago

Nice. Would be fabulous when falls are flowing fully.

hiking
4 months ago

Another heavenly masterpiece
Nice paved trails
Not crowded on weekdays

hiking
4 months ago

A short trail and uphill climb lead to another beautiful stone outcrop with an amazing waterfall slowly dropping into an azure pool amongst the sandy floor. Another humbling experience that can't be missed when you visit the park. The trail to the cave is around 1 mile.

5 months ago

Absolutely my favorite trail in Hocking Hills. We went in mid-March and it lightly snowed making everything even more beautiful. It is an easy trail that is paved about 80% of the way. The upper rim trail is not paved but is easy as well.

7 months ago

Beautiful, easy, not too crowded. Went in late December. The falls were starting to freeze and were gorgeous!

7 months ago

Very easy short hike to picturesque rock overhang with waterfall and shallow pool.

8 months ago

beautiful views

hiking
9 months ago

Easy trail with a great view at the end. Definitely recommend to put this on your must see list when visiting the Hocking Hills area.

nature trips
9 months ago

My first trip to Ash Cave. We wanted an easy walk after finishing our hike at the Whispering Cave trail, so we took the accessible trail which was beautiful, lots of things to look at on the way. I have been to Old Man's, Rock House and Whispering Cave and this is the most impressive of them all. The 100 ft waterfall was beautiful and we were able to play in the stream. The cave was busy but not overly crowded. Someone was using the cave for their wedding at the time and there was also someone who had set up a xylophone and was playing (which made for an interesting sound throughout the cave). Still plenty of room to wander around. Can't wait to go back and check it out this winter when the waterfall is frozen.

11 months ago

Just gorgeous!!!

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