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Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park




Location: Hocking County Map

Area: 2,356 acres




Description of Hocking Hills State Park

Fees and permits
There are no entrance or day use fees to enjoy Hocking Hills State Park or Hocking State Forest. There are reservable picnic shelters and campsites available at modest fees.


Hocking Hills State Park is located in Hocking County and Ohio state, in the eastern part of the country, 500 km west of Washington D.C. It is located at an elevation of 313 meters above sea level. The land around Hocking Hills State Park is flat. The highest point around is 325 meters above sea level, 1.1 km north-east of Hocking Hills State Park. The area around Hocking Hills State Park has a small population, with 9 people per square kilometer. The nearest bigger city is Logan, 16.8 km north of Hocking Hills State Park. In the region around the Hocking Hills State Park, valleys are remarkably common. Climate in the area is mild.  The warmest month of August, at 22 ° C, and the coldest of January, at -4 ° C. The average rainfall is 1,403 millimeters per year. In July it gets 176 millimeters of rain, and in November, driest month, around 67 millimeter.




Camping in Hocking Hills State Park

Old Man's Cave Campground (Hocking Hills State Park Campground), 19852 State Route 664, Logan, OH 43138-9537 (Off of State Route 664 near Old Man's Cave, 10 miles west of US-33 in Logan), ☎ +1-866-644-6727. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 1PM. 146 reservable sites, 86 with 20-, 30-, or 50-amp electric hookups, 13 with no hookups, and 47 with full hookups. An additional 23 sites have electric hookups and are reservable only in-person on the day of arrival. Few sites are level for tents or RVs, and some sites are small and right next to the road with little privacy, while others are more spacious and private. Flush toilets and showers are available from April to October. Fills almost every weekend and holiday from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Includes pool, playgrounds, and basketball court. Hiking trails connect directly to Old Man's Cave, Cedar Falls, and Rose Lake. $24/30/40 per night for nonelectric/electric/full hookup site. +$1 for weekends, +$2 for holidays.
Hocking Hills Family Hike-In Campground (Located on State Route 374 1 mile south of State Route 664), ☎ +1-866-644-6727. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 1PM. A quieter and more secluded campground on the edge of the park with 28 sites reservable 6 months in advance and 5 sites that are reservable only in-person on the day of arrival. Cars park in a lot at the end of the campground and are not permitted on the access road, making this campground much quieter for tenters. Water is available at the parking lot, and pit toilets are located throughout the campground. Showers are included, but are only available inside Old Man's Cave Campground. The park's bicycle trails are located nearby, and there is a trail to the main campground. $22 per night, +$1 weekends, +$2 holidays.

Adjacent commercial campgrounds
Top O' The Caves Campground, 26780 Chapel Ridge Rd, South Bloomingville, OH 43152 (Follow State Route 374 2 1/2 miles south of State Route 664 or 3/4 mile south of Cedar Falls and turn west on Chapel Ridge Road), ☎ +1-800-967-2434. Check-in: 3PM-9PM, check-out: 2PM. At the edge of the park with tent and RV sites. Connects directly to Cedar Falls and Ash Cave via the Buckeye Trail. $25-60 per night





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