Hocking Hills State Park Hiking

 

Hocking Hills State Park -

Cantwell Cliffs

 


Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park - Ohio 374, Rockbridge, OH 43149

GPS Tracking: 39.539749, -82.575945

Cantwell CliffsThere 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. Remote and eye-catching, Cantwell Cliffs is known for its  deep valleys, cliffs and and rock shelter. Visitors can either hike the rim trail or follow the narrow passageway along the valley floor. One of the most unique features in the area is "fat woman's squeeze" a narrow passage visitors must access to reach the bottom of the gorge.

 

 

 

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

 


 

 

The trail is about a 1/2 mile and takes about 40 minutes to hike.

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Visitors to the park can stroll the trails from dawn to dusk. Parking lots cleared at dusk.

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Cliff faces and a meandering, primitive trail. Pets are allowed on leash.

 

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

This less trodden area of the park has awesome views. 

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Cantwell Cliffs Hiking Trail in summer. Hikers must remain on the designated trails.

 

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Recess caves at park. Trails are moderately difficult to traverse.

Cantwell Cliffs - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

The area fondly named "Fat Woman's Squeeze." The trail is rugged.

 

 


Cantwell Cliffs Map

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