Hocking Hills State Park Hiking

Hocking Hills State Park -

Conkle's Hollow

 


Conkle's Hollow- Hocking Hills State Park - 24132 Big Pine Road, Logan, OH 43138

GPS Tracking: 39.452879,-82.572148

Conkle's Hollow MapThere 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 experiencefor those who walk its paths no matter what season. Visitors hiking Conkle's Hollow trails are in for a spectacular treat of wilderness and high, rugged cliffs. There is both a rim trail which circles the gorge atop the cliffs and a lower trail leading through the hollowed out gorge itself.
The trail was named for W.J. Conkle who left his name carved in the sandstone on one wall of the gorge. Be Careful! The upper trail is not recommended for children. Hiking can be hazardous.

 

 

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

 


 

 

The rim trail is 2 1/2 miles long. It takes about an hour and a half to two hours to hike the rim or upper trail. The lower trail is about a mile and is wheelchair and stroller accessible. It takes about 1 hour to hike the lower trail.

 

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Conkle's Hollow entrance- This is a nature preserve and pets are not allowed.

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Asphalt trail at lower trail section makes it wheelchair and stroller accessible.

 

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Lower trail goes past several recess caves including "haunted" Horsehead Grotto.

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Conkle's in summer - The trails are open from dawn to dusk.

 

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Autumn View along Conkle's Upper Trail. Upper trail not suggested for children!

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park Trail System

Lower trail meanders along a creek. There are awesome cliff views above.

 

 


 

Conkle's Hollow - Hocking Hills State Park

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