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JUN 2-5, Nelsonville Music Festival
The 12th annual Nelsonville Music Festival is presented by Stuarts Opera House at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College. Four days of live music on multiple stages, amazing food and beer, on-site camping, kids activities, artisan vendors..... Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival -one of the...
JUN 16-18, Washboard Music Festival
12-10pm every day. 15th Anniversary of Logan's own unique music and arts festival - the only one of its kind. Celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Washboard Music Festival in downtown Logan, the heart of the beautiful Hocking Hills. Ohio's Most Unique Music Festival takes place on Fathers Day weekend every year. It features...
JUL 8-10, Lilyfest
11am-7pm Fri 10am-5pm Sat 10am-4pm Sun. Free Parking. If you love art, gardens and music, you must see Lilyfest. This is the ultimate festival for flower and art lovers. Lilyfest is held annually at the Bishop Educational Gardens and features multiple flower gardens cared for by local gardeners. Lilyfest also...
MAY 26-30, Moonshine Festival
5 pm on Thu/Fri and Noon on Sat/Sun/Mon. Located in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games, free entertainment...
MAY 26-29, Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival
12-1030 pm Fri, 9 am - 1030 pm Sat, and 9 am - 6 pm Sun. Chillicothe, Ohio's first capital city, rich in Indian history, hosts the annual Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival. Started in 1984, the festival draws crowds of approximately 85,000. Yoctangee Park, in historic downtown, makes a perfect setting for this family...
MAY 27-29, Duck Creek Log Jam
A place for fun in the Hocking Hills. The Duck Creek Log Jam is held at the Duck Creek Camping and Outdoor Events Area. Located directly adjacent to Lake Logan State Park, Duck Creek is nearly 100 acres of beautiful landscape in the Hocking Hills. Diverse stands of trees, including our bald cypress grove, abundant wildlife,...
MAY 29, Toy Boat Building
1-3pm. Build a simple wooden boat to said on the pond. Meeting Place - Farmhouse, 1375 SR 674 N, Canal Winchester, OH 43110 All Ages. Not wheel chair accessible. ...
MAY 30, Memorial Day Train
1-2:30pm. The train departs the Nelsonville Depot for a round-trip ride along the historic Hocking River Valley. Along the way, we will pass through the historic company town of Haydenville, which was the last company town in Ohio. It was once part of a large brick and clay company known in its later days as NATCO....

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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
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.
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
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.
5
Canoeing
There are canoe launches, and rentals, at Lake Hope and Lake Lake State Parks. To liveries offer varying length canoe, kayak, and raft trips on the usually leasurely moving waters of the Hocking River. 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
Stay in a Cabin
In addition to the state-operated cabins at Old Man's Cave and Lake Hope State Parks there are hundreds of privately owned cabins available for your vacation or getaway. 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.
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 places you may want to see. Most Day Trips are less than "home base" there are several nearby places to visit during your stay:
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