Hocking Hills State Park Programs

 

January 2020

 

Friday January 3
10:00 AM *CEDAR FALLS STROLL - Join the naturalist to explore Cedar Falls and discover the unique natural & cultural history of this area of the park. Meet at the Cedar Falls Trailhead/Shelter House.

Friday January 10
10:00 AM *SCALAWAGS & RENEGADES - The Ohio Frontier was full of heroes and shady characters.  Meet at the Shelter House at the Rock House to hike and explore our local history.

Saturday January 11
10:00AM * THE WONDERS of OLD MAN’S CAVE- Meet the naturalist at the Visitor Center for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found throughout the park.
1:00PM *SKULLS & CLAWS- Come to the Visitor Center to learn about the animals that make Hocking Hills State Park their home.

Saturday January 18
There will be continuous starts - 9 AM until 11 AM-THE 55th ANNUAL WINTER HIKE-Meet us at the Old Man’s Cave parking area on Saturday January 18, 2020 to take the 6-mile trek from Old Man’s Cave to Ash Cave with a quick stop at Cedar Falls for bean soup and hot cocoa.

Friday January 24
10:00 AM *CONKLE’S CREEP – Conkle’s Hollow state nature preserve is one of the most unique locations in the Hocking Hills.  Join the naturalist for a short hike to find out why.  Meet in the parking area/trailhead, please remember pets are not permitted at the Nature Preserve.

Saturday January 25
9:00 AM *RIDGETOPS & HOLLERS- Ever wonder about the difference between a ridgetop and a holler? Join the naturalist at Ash Cave trailhead/ parking lot to find out more!

Friday January 31
6:00 PM HISTORIC LANTERN TOUR of ASH CAVE- The mystery of Ash Cave is special as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond.  Join the naturalist at the trailhead/parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn this special history first hand.  We supply the lights…you supply the imagination. (Please no pets at the lantern tour)