#MyHockingHills

Four couples share the story of how their relationship’s journey brought them to Hocking Hills on their big dayEveryone has their own idea of a fairytale wedding location. For some, it could be an old church with floor to ceiling stained glass windows. Others, a barefoot affair on a white sand beach far away. But for some, saying “I do” near cascading waterfal ...

Hocking Hills is not only as a must-see destination for families, photographers and hikers alike–– it’s also serves as a stunning wedding venue for couples who wish to marry there. The southernmost of six natural areas that comprise Hocking Hills State Park, Ash Cave boasts a horseshoe-shaped rim that spans 700 feet with a runoff waterfall, so it’s ...

Once they’ve grown, some of your kids’ fondest memories will be of those weekend getaways in Ohio’s Hocking Hills that you shared as family and friends. There are plenty of age-­appropriate activities in the region for every stage of a child’s life.Ages 0-5Beaches are safe and not-too-stimulating places to take young children. The beach at Lake Loga ...

If your mode of transportation involves a wheelchair or a stroller, check out these handicap accessible trails in the Hocking Hills.The Hocking Hills is known for its winding, often steep paths many of which have sections of stairs to climb. And that would be quite an unwelcome surprise in the midst of a mile long hike for someone in a wheelchair or for parents with strollers. ...

During your stay in the Hocking Hills don’t miss a chance to stock up the fridge and picnic basket while also supporting our local farmers and artisans.For most visitors to the Hocking Hills staying in a private cabin is as much a part of the experience as are the serene hikes, horseback riding, zip lining, canoeing or other outdoor adventures. And what does every cabin n ...

Tell your tale for a chance to go back to the Hills for a romantic weekend (and to be featured on our blog!)Inspiring, serene and picturesque, Hocking Hills is a perfect destination to make lasting memories. Throughout the years, many have chose the Hills as the locale of one of life's most cherished milestones: marriage.We're on the hunt for the best Hocking Hil ...

The contest is halfway through and we need your best Hocking Hills photographyFor the second year in a row, we are on the lookout for the absolute best shots of the Hocking Hills with our Hocking Hills Calendar contest. Here are the nine best winning submissions so far: Oh, deer.Photo credit: @trillvia.plath via Instagram One ring to rule them all. ...

Plus directions to get these often hard-to-find trails Talk of hiking in Hocking Hills usually begins with Old Man’s Cave, the region’s most iconic destination. But if you’re looking to break away from the crowds and into wilderness largely untouched by man and mostly silent save the sound of chirping birds, whirring crickets and croaking toads, head to the State Nature Preser ...

The approach of summer in the Hocking Hills brings many things. Long, glorious hikes through the cooler hills, caves and caverns, outdoor activities we miss in the winter and last, but not least, summer festivals.Here are just a few festivals coming up in the Hocking Hills.Photo courtesy of Hobie Shaw 1.) New Straitsville Moonshine Festival When: May 26-30 There’s ...

May events present the perfect chance to explore the Hills by car or motorcycleSomething special happens when the thrill of the open road meets the natural beauty of the Hills. As one of Ohio’s best scenic drives, the winding hills make for spectacular drives, whether you’re just rolling down the windows on the family wagon or heading out on the back of a motorcycle ...