Outdoor Activities

Give your loved ones the gift of Hocking Hills this year with these adventure-filled ideas from gift certificates to outdoor gear and everything in between.

Participate in Hocking Hills' Holiday Treasure Hunt and enter to win a variety of prizes, including the grand prize; a free trip for four people with lodging for two nights, ziplining, adventure golf, candle making, canoeing, lunch and dinner! 

With millions of visitors a year, it's amazing how many individuals are able to capture the beauty of Hocking Hills through their own perspective.

The pros at Hocking Hills took a look at some of the most common questions submitted online and provided their answers to help visitors get the most out of their visit.  Still have a question? Submit on social or in the comments section. 

Figuring out the best time to visit Hocking Hills and see the fall colors isn't an exact science. Still, specialists have taken on the challenge to help travelers get the best view. Find out the best time to visit the Hills this fall and which seasonal activities -- from horseback riding to hot air balloon rides -- can make the view once in a lifetime.

From Pencil Sharpener Museums to the only Washboard Factory in the United States, Hocking Hills is home to some unique and quirky quick stops in Southern Ohio. 

Looking for an adventure for the family or the crew this Labor Day Weekend? These Hocking Happenings and special events may be the answer. 

Get the best stargazing tips from  John Glenn Astronomy Park Director in Hocking Hills, Brad Hoehne.

I huddled beneath the shelter as the night-tide rain continued its assault from the angry skies. Recent reports from a long past cell tower projected lessening, so I waited, pulling the insulated flannel shirt a bit closer and delving into secluded memories of past

By Bud Schrader, Bud Schrader Photography   Waterfalls are as much a part of the Hocking Hills as trails, gorges, cliffs, cabins, and the serenity.  As a local photographer, the falls are my favorite subject to shoot.      Show a photo of the Upper Falls and bridge at Old Mans Cave, and most people will immediately identify it as a Hocking Hills photo.  Howev ...