Ohio State Parks and Outdoor Attractions in Hocking Hills
Towering cliffs, waterfalls and deep gorges are all found in Hocking Hills State Park Region. Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park, the state’s most-visited park, features six distinct non-adjacent sites. Surrounding the park is the Hocking State Forest with rock climbing, rappelling and horseback riding trails.
Lake Hope State Park and Lake Logan State Park welcome boaters and anglers. Hand-feed hummingbirds at Lake Hope State Park when these tiny winged residents return each summer. Wayne National Forest, the much larger neighbor of the Hocking State Forest less than an hour away, is a patchwork ownership that covers more than a quarter of a million acres of Appalachian foothills. The forest features more than 300 miles of trails for hiking, all-terrain vehicle riding, mountain biking or horseback riding in season.