Fantastic Weekend Getaway to Hocking Hills State Park⁠ in Ohio

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If you are looking for a great place to spend a weekend getaway in nature, consider Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio. It is one of the most scenic parks in Ohio. Here, you will find amazing caves, natural rock formations, beautiful waterfalls, and picturesque hiking trails. This state park is perfect for solo travelers, couples, or a family.

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Getaway Description

Hocking Hills State Park presents its visitors with over 25 miles of hiking trails, rock formations, waterfalls, and recess caves. The trails are open from dawn to dusk, all year round, including holidays.

The park is very scenic. You should definitely visit Old Man's CaveAsh CaveRock HouseCedar FallsRock BridgeCantwell Cliffs, and Conkle’s Hollow. Most of these have shorter, accessible paths available. But be ready to climb quite a few stairs.

There is also a beautiful Rose Lake inside the state park. Very nice, calm, and quiet place to sit and fish.

In the winter months, the park is also worth visiting. You can see huge icicles hanging from frozen waterfalls and snow-covered trees. Hike the winter trails, or go ice-fishing. Dress warm!

There is no charge for entry to the park, but camping is reservable. Be sure to reserve a place for you well in advance because it is a popular spot.


🐶 Pets Allowed: yes


The entrance to the park is free. A wide range of accommodations available.

Where To Stay

There are plenty of choices for places to stay near Hocking Hills State Park.

You can stay at camping sites that are primitive, or just electric and water or fool hook up. Your choice! They are available all year round! There are also 40 cabins available, each sleep six. Some of them even have hot tubs and fire pits!

The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls is only a 20-minute walk from Hocking Hills State Park. There are rooms, cottages, yurts, and cabins. 38 rooms overall. All rooms are decorated in an antique style and feature a bathroom, a balcony, and other amenities. The Inn has a spa, an on-site restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The cost is $171 - $236 for a standard room. Great 4.5 TripAdvisor Reviews.

Guests of Hocking Hills State Park also like to stay in Holiday Inn Express and Baymont Inn in Logan. Check them out!


Located in Logan, Ohio. Great for a weekend getaway near Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh Indianapolis, Louisville, Detroit, Charlotte, Buffalo, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington DC

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