Hocking Hills Activities

This is the current list of alternative parks and preserves available to hike in our area. Currently the State Parks are closed but these areas remain open. At this time ODNR has not provided the reopening date for Hocking Hills State Parks.

Boch Hollow State Nature Preserve
Christmas Rocks State Nature Preserve
Clear Creek Metro Park
Kessler Swamp State Nature Preserve
Lake Logan State Park
Lake Hope State Park
Merl and Margaret Primmer Outdoor Learning Center
Rhododendron Cove State Nature Preserve
Rockbridge State Nature Preserve
Shallenberger State Nature Preserve
Tar Hollow State Park
Wayne National Park
Zaleski State Forest


Along with the state parks the Hockings Hills offers a variety of fun outdoor activities. Here is a list of contacts, some require reservations in advance.

Hocking Hills Canopy Tours  740-385-ZIPS (9477),  www.hockinghillscanopytours.com
Hocking Hills Canoe Livery 800-634-6820, hockingriver.com/treehouse
Hocking Valley Canoe Livery & Family Fun 800-686-0386, www.canoerental.com
Hocking Hills Adventure Trek 740-777-2579, www.hockinghillsadventuretrek.com

Brass Ring Golf Club 740-385-3806, www.hockinghillsgolfclub.com Also Fine Dining
Windy Hills Golf Club 740-385-7886

Horseback Riding
Equestrian Ridge Farms 740-603-2523 www.equestrianridge.com
Uncle Buck's Riding Saloon 740-664-2428 unclebucksstable.com

Art, History, and Museums
The Hocking Hills offers a wide variety of cultural experiences. Complete your stay with a cultural visit.

The Bowen House 866-380-2253 www.bowenhouse.org
Constructed in 1832 this home has always been a center for music and art.

Columbus Wash Board Company 800-343-7967 www.columbuswashboard.com
This is the only. Washboard Factory existing in the USA.

Hocking County Historical Society 740-385-6026  / Facebook
This is a complex of five building of Logan and area history.

Stuart's Opera House 740-753-1924 www.stuartsoperahouse.org.
Located in nearby Nelsonville this 19th century theatre hosts modern theatre entertainment.

Tecumseh Outdoor Drama 866-775-0700 www.tecumsehdrama.com.
This outdoor amphitheater hosts the ever popular life of a Shawnee leader protecting his Ohio land. The ultimate in drama.