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Old Man's Cave

20160 State Route 664 South
Logan, Ohio 43138
Phone: 740-385-6841
Overview
The most popular of all the Hocking areas is Old Man's Cave, located on State Route 664. Here at the Upper Falls, the Grandma Gatewood Trail begins its six-mile course connecting three of the park's areas.

Hiking Trails: Rim Trail - 2 miles, Gorge Trail - 3/4 miles

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Pets Allowed: Yes

Waterfalls: Yes

Shelter House: 2

Picnic Tables: 40+

Restrooms: Yes

Swimming: No

Fishing: No

Location Map

Calendar of Events
Winter Solstice Hike
Fri Dec 22

10:00 am.

Winter officially began on 12-21-17 at 11:28 am. So let us start the countdown to spring with a hike. Meet the naturalist at the naturalist cabin for a leisurely hike to learn about the solstice and about some of the features of the Hocking Hills. Afterwards you are invited to enjoy a mug of warm tea or hot chocolate and a sweet treat.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Historical,
Fireside Chat
Sat Dec 23

1:00 pm

Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin beside the fire pit to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Wildlife, Historical,
Audubon Winter Bird Count - Hocking Hills
Sat Dec 30

8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Hocking Hills State Park will again be participating in the annual Audubon Winter Bird Count.

Group 5 will meet at the naturalist office near Old Man s Cave and divide up our area to survey. The final tally-up will be at 3:00 pm at the Camp Oty Okwa Dining Lodge.

Please bring a lunch and your binoculars and come dressed for the weather. Interested birders should contact the naturalist if they wish to help.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Fireside Chat
Sun Dec 31

1:00 pm

Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin beside the fire pit to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might have a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Wildlife, Historical,
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat Jan 6

10:00 am.

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Historical,
Winter Hike at Hocking Hills
Sat Jan 20

9:00 am - 11:00 am Continuous starts.

Join the Annual Hocking Hills Winter Hike 6-mile trek to view the beauty of the hills and caves and waterfalls in winter. Start at Old Mans Cave on a hike to Ash Cave with a stop at Cedar Falls for refreshments (for a donation).

Transportation is provided back to parking area near Old Mans Cave.

Hocking Hills State Park is located about 55 miles southeast of downtown Columbus on State Route 664 in Hocking County.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-685-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
The Wonders of Old Man's Cave
Sat Jan 27

10:00 am.

Meet the Naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin for a short hike and discover some facts about the history of the area and the rock formations that are found through the park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Historical,
Fireside Chat
Sat Jan 27

1:00 pm

Bundle up and meet the naturalist at the Naturalist Cabin located by the A frame Bridge at Old Man s Cave to talk about the topic of the day. Each visit will bring a different topic ranging from local folklore and history to plants and animals. We might even sneak in a special guest or two. Bring a mug along we will have the kettle on. If you would like to know the topic for the fireside chat, please call the naturalist no sooner than the week before the scheduled date.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Wildlife, Historical,
Maple Sugaring in the Hills
Sat Mar 10Sun Mar 11

12:00 - 7:00 pm.

Meet at the naturalist cabin behind the Old Mans Cave visitor center.

Discover how syrup is made, and savor the taste of the season as we boil down our local maple sap. Discover the many methods used throughout history to make this tasty treat.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest,
Website: www.hockinghillsstatepark.com
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