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JUL 10-12, Lilyfest
Join us on Facebook for our 2020 Lilyfest Virtual Festival! Watch for our schedule of music, guided garden tours, presentations, and nature hikes through Bishop Educational Gardens and Trails. Support our artists online! Work is underway for a Lilyfest Artist Market, as well as links to their websites and other opportunities...
JUL 11, R LIVE Adventure
Musical entertainment performance with guests! *Please note all social distancing local and state regulations to be practiced* R Adventure Park is Logan's hidden paradise for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. We are the only Polaris Adventures partner & ATV rental location in Ohio, and also have three paintball fields,...
JUN 10-SEP 6, Tecumseh - Cancelled
*Cancelled due to COVID19* 8:00 - 10:45 pm. Monday-Saturday. Ticket Prices: Adult - $24.00, Military - $22.00, VIP - $43.00, Child - $14.00, Senior - $22.00, VIP Child - $25.00 Captivating. Fascinating. Mesmerizing. Come witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend...
AUG 1-2, Hippie Festival
12pm-7pm Both Days Looking for a groovy time? Hippie Fest encompasses all things groovy! From unique artists and vendors, local goods, bohemian style shopping, live music, a hippie car show and more! Visit https://www.hippiefest.org for additional information...
JUL 23-AUG 1, Lancaster Festival
The beginning of a Celebration of Music and the Arts. A wondrous burst of music, art and family fun with excitement all over town - 75 events - many Free! Visit https://www.lancasterfestival.org for more information. ...
JUL 11, Torchlight Canoe Trip
Grab a tiki torch and enjoy a paddle after dark on the Hocking River. Stay after your trip and enjoy live music and a bonfire! Visit https://hockinghillscanoeing.com/torchlight.html for more informatio...
JUL 31-AUG 3, 3 day Horseback Hocking Trail Education Experience
Do you enjoy horseback riding? Join Jesse Peters and Three Reasons Farm on this 3-day educational experience. Learn about Preparation for the ride, the 3 Musketeer rule, The Golden Savvy Rule, How to ride up hills safely and steady, Riding Down hill, safety, Crossing Water, Tying up horses on the trail correctly, focus,...
AUG 1, Live Music at the Winery
Live music at the winery the first Saturday of every month. 6PM - 9PM. Peter Conrad will join us on August 1st. Songs from All Those Years Ago & Audience Requests!...
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Coronavirus Update

As of July 2nd, Hocking Hills State Park has officially reopened to the public. Parking capacity may be reduced and trails are designated one way to help maintain social distancing.

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Top 10 Things to Do

1
Visit Old Man's Cave
The most popular of all the Hocking areas is Old Man's Cave, located on State Route 664. Here at the Upper Falls, the Grandma Gatewood Trail begins its six-mile course connecting three of the park's areas.
2
Stay in a Cabin
'Cabins' range from small peaceful romantic cottages to medium family-size cabins to large lodges that will accommodate multiple families. Our availability search engine can help you find the perfect place to stay quickly and easily.
3
Walk to Ash Cave
In the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills is Ash Cave which is perhaps the most spectacular feature of the entire park. Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in the state.
4
See Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls itself is the greatest waterfall in terms of volume in the Hocking region. In the mid 1800's, a grist mill was built above the falls to utilize this water power for grinding grain.
5
Canoeing
There are canoe launches, and rentals, at Lake Hope and Lake Logan State Parks. On the Hocking River several liveries offer varying length canoe, kayak, and raft trips on the usually leasurely moving waters. A great way to spend a hot summer days. Full moon river trips are also offered during the summer months!
6
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
7
Hiking Here & Hiking There
With 9 State Park and Nature Preserves, 3 State Forests, a National Forest, and local and metro parks, plus a large section of the Buckeye Trail, you simply will not run out of places to hike. Trails range from extremely rugged to as easy as the preverbial 'walk in the park'. Portions of the trails at Cedar Falls and Conkle's Hollow are marked wheelchair accessible.
8
Camping
During the Spring, Summer, and Fall months the campgrounds are bustling with activity. Many of the area State Parks offer camping as do wide variety of privately owned campgrounds that may be less crowded.
9
Attend Festivals and Annual Events
No matter what time of year you visit the Hocking Hills we will have something for you to celebrate. The region is teeming with festivals from moonshine to pawpaws, lillies to coal, ribs to apples. Whether your passion is for the area's rich cultural history, the culinary scene or distinctive blend of bluegrass and country music, we have a festival for you.
10
Take Day Trips
If you can stay a few days in the Hocking Hills there are several nearby places you may want to see. Let the Hocking Hills serve as your "home base" and head out in a different direction each day. Most day trips are less than a one hour drive.

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