Hemlock Bridge Trail to Whispering Cave

Hemlock Bridge Trail is one of the 7 hiking areas of Hocking Hills State Park system- Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls, Hemlock Bridge Trail to Whispering Cave, and Cantwell Cliffs. Each of the park areas offers a unique experience for those who walk its paths. From hemlock-lined trails, to huge rock formation, waterfalls to rock bridges, guests to the park are sure to treasure their explorations for years to come. Rich in forested areas and natural wonders, there are over 25 miles of hiking trails in the Hocking Hills State Park system.

The Look: A trail leads to a peaceful overlook, then descends downward toward Whispering Cave with a seasonal waterfall. Along the way, rock formations, recess caves and cliffs line the trail. There is a swinging bridge over Old Man's Creek.

Dogs are allowed on this trail on leash.

Interesting things to look for: Take a short walk to Whispering Cave. Look for Jack in the Pulpet and other unique wildflowers along the way in spring.

Length: 1 1/2 miles and about an hour to take the hike in and out at a leisurely pace.

 

 

Hemlock Bridge Trail