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Dreamscape Hideaway
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Cherry Ridge Retreat
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...
AUG 17-20, Parade of the Hills in Nelsonville
10am-11pm Wed/Thu, 11am-12am Fri, 9am-12am Sat. Home of the Ohio State Fiddling Contest. Held annually in August in Nelsonville in the historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home...
JUL 20-30, 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. ...
JUN 30, Summer Whites Wine Tasting
6-7pm. Held outside on our cafe. 4 white wines. Sample a variety of wines specially selected by your hosts. this is a great opportunity to taste before you buy and to be aware of exceptional wine values in todays market. Wines are available for purchase by the case or bottle at Ohio Minimum Retail. ...
JUN 30, Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
9pm. The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond. Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand. We supply the lights you supply the imagination. No pets please at the lantern tour....
JUL 1, Music in Worthington Park Gazebo
7pm (possible opening act at 6:30pm) Music in the Park summer music series. Friday night concerts in downtown Logan at the corner of Market and Main Streets. Featuring a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and Western Swing. July 1st - Hickory Wind July 8th - Full Circle Classic Rock July 15th - Family...
JUL 2, Todd Snider
8 pm show. Rorey Carroll will open the show. Welcome back to one of our favorites, singer, songwriter, storyteller - Todd Snider. Rolling Stone calls todd Snider -Americas sharpest musical storyteller and we agree. After a dozen or so albums and a few decades playing his songs all over the place. Snider continues to...
JUL 8, Music in Worthington Park Gazebo
7pm (possible opening act at 6:30pm) Music in the Park summer music series. Friday night concerts in downtown Logan at the corner of Market and Main Streets. Featuring a mix of country, bluegrass, classic rock and Western Swing. July 8th - Full Circle Classic Rock July 15th - Family Heritage Gospel July 22nd...

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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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