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July Featured Property
Laurel Run Farm
August Featured Property
Bourbon Ridge Retreat
September Featured Property
Old Mans Cave Chalets
October Featured Property
Inn At Cedar Falls
November Featured Property
Cabins In Hocking
December Featured Property
Crockets Run
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...
SEP 16-18, 18th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival
Fri 4pm-midnight. Sat 10am-midnight. Sun 10am-4pm. The 18th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival will take place September 16-18, 2016. We hope you come to join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for 3 days of Pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops...
JUN 10-SEP 3, Tecumseh
8-10:45pm. Monday-Saturday. Captivating. Fascinating. Mesmerizing. Come witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700s. The huge, outdoor stages of the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater afford the audience the...
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 10-SEP 3, Tecumseh - Living History Tour
3pm Saturday only. As you travel through late 18th century Ohio you will gain a clearer and deeper appreciation of the world that lives and breathes in every character portrayed in Tecumseh as you meet and become witness to the lives of the Frontier settlers and Shawnee who shaped our history and created the land on...
JUN 10-SEP 3, Tecumseh - Behind the Scenes Tour
4-5pm 5-6pm Tours. Monday-Saturday. Over 30 years ago these tours began and they are still highly acclaimed by our patrons. Enjoy an exciting backstage tour of the theatre complex as cast members serve as your tour guides. The stuntmen of Tecumseh give a dazzling display of stage-combat and flintlock firing and...
JUL 1-SEP 5, Hand-Feeding Hummingbirds
1-3 pm. Naturalists have been feeding hummingbirds at Lake Hope State Park since 1995. A combination of commercial feeders and natural tube flowers are used. Visitors can learn about Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds and share the unique experience of hand feeding the hummingbirds. No reservations required. Stop by anytime...
JUL 28, Ash Cave Stream Stomp
10 am. Join the naturalist outside the shelter house at Ash Cave for an exploration of what might live in our many streams here in the Hocking Hills area. Please come dressed to get your feet wet. Foot wear must be worn at all times....

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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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