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APR 22, Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike
10 am. Join us for a celebration of spring in the Hocking Hills! Observe nature's carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills. Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave....
MAY 5-7, Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival
5-11 pm Thu, 11am-11pm Fri/Sat 12-5 pm Sun. Watch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queens and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday,...
APR 8, Russell Moore IIIrd Tyme Out
7:00 pm Join us at Stuarts Opera House for an evening of some of the best bluegrass music around with Russell Moore & IIrd Tyme Out. The International Bluegrass Music Associations (IBMA) most awarded Male Vocalist of the Year (5-time career), Russell Moore, is truly at the top of his game. Fronting one of the most...
APR 12, The Jayhawks
8:00 pm Stuarts welcomes The Jayhawks back to Nelsonville. The incredible harmonies and distinctive arrangements of The Jayhawks set them apart from the rest of the Minneapolis music scene that emerged in the 1980s. By the early 90s they became a driving force and inspiration behind the growing Americana movement....
APR 15, Easter Bunny Train and Egg Hunt
10:00 am Departure 1:00 pm Departure The popular Easter Bunny Train is a sell out every year. It is a newer tradition in the Hocking Valley, but has become a favorite of kids of all ages. We have two trains that depart on Saturday: one at 10:00 a.m. and the second at 1:00 p.m. Each train travels past Haydenville,...
APR 22, Garlic Mustard Pull
1:00 - 3:00 pm Take care of our local ecosystem on Earth Day by pulling invasive garlic mustard from the hillside between the road and the stream. Then hike a short distance among lush native wildflowers along the valley leading up to the beautiful Robinson Falls. Expect trillium, Virginia bluebells, hepatica,...
APR 28, Dailey and Vincent
7:00 pm Stuarts welcomes back award winning bluegrass duo Dailey and Vincent for an incredible night of music. They are five-time Grammy award winners individually, three-time Grammy award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award Winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer...
MAY 5-7, Kentucky Derby Party at Smoke Rise Ranch
Calling all Cowboys, Cowgirls and Southern Belles. Please join us to celebrate an old Kentucky tradition while adding our own special Smoke Rise Twist. Friday - Hat Decorating and Cocktails Saturday - Strait Away Racing with Gaited (Pacing and Racking), Quarter Horse, Mule, Pony and Stick Horse. 50/50 payback. 4:00...

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Top 10 Things to Do

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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
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.
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.
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.
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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