Hocking Hills State Park Hiking

Hocking Hills State Park -

Old Man's Cave

 


Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park - 19852 Ohio 664, Logan, OH 43138

GPS Tracking: 39.434686, -82.541574

Old Man's CaveThere are six major hiking areas in Hocking Hills State Park -  Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls and Cantwell Cliffs. Each of these park areas offers a unique experience for those who walk its paths no matter what season. One of the most popular attractions at Hocking Hills State Park, Old Man's Cave is a grand display of nature's beauty with its covering of Eastern Hemlocks,  sheer cliffs and waterfalls. Thousands of years of water flowing through the valley have cut away the Blackhand Sandstone and provided a trail for visitors to follow.

Open all year long, Old Man's Cave features many unique bridges and scenic views.  A single trail meanders through the recess cave.

 

All trails are open dawn to dusk all year long. Hikers must remain on designated trails.


Old Man's Cave is approximately 1 mile long and takes about an hour to hike. Visitors can also access a trail near the A-frame bridge to head to Cedar Falls and Ash Cave. It is a one-way 6 mile hike to Ash Cave and there is no bus service for return hikers. There is a wheelchair/stroller accessible trail running from the Park/Camp office past the visitor center to Lodge Road. It is a little more than a half mile in length and includes a brand new ramp and observation deck at Upper Falls.

 

Old Man's Cave - Upper Falls - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Upper Falls at Old Man's Cave. A stone bridge and rugged trail leads to the waterfall.

Old Man's Cave -Sphinx Head - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Sphinx Head - at Old Man's Cave. A trail leads hikers near unique rock formations.

 

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Old Man's Cave - Tunnel beneath the cliffs. Dogs on leash are allowed on the trails.

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Hocking Hills Visitor Center - Old Man's Cave. At trail head.

 

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Summer in the Hocking Hills - Looking out of Old Man's Cave.

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Devil's Bathtub - Hikers walk rock bridge during Winter Hike at Old Man's Cave.

 


 

Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park

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