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OCT 18-21, Circleville Pumpkin Show
The Greatest Free Show on Earth. Parade, Little Miss Pumpkin Show, Miss Pumpkin Show, Baby Parade, Band Youth Organizations, Pet Parade, Lodges, Civic, Fraternal Organizations, Ohio Festival Events Association Queens. Rides, games, live music and every kind of thing you can imagine made from a pumpkin!...
DEC 2, Christmas in Downtown McArthur
3:00 - 6:00 pm. Annual Christmas in Downtown will offer carriage rides, a Chinese Auction, door prizes, the Reindeer 5K Run/Walk and much more. Parade begins at 6:00 pm and then Santa will appear and visit with children after the parade....
DEC 9, Christmas in Ash Cave
5-7pm. Step away from the hectic holiday season and come bundled for the weather to enjoy a candlelit stroll back to Ash Cave. Once you arrive at the cave, warm up with refreshments by an open fire. Listen to or join with our carolers, have the kids visit with an old fashioned Santa or help to decorate our Christmas...
OCT 27, Pop-Up Halloween Cupcake Event
5:00 - 8:00 pm Hocking Hills Bakery is holding a Pop-Up Halloween Cupcake Event featuring Oreo Spider and Bloody Finger Cupcakes for the not-so-faint of heart and Monsters for the little ones and Fall Key Lime and Pumpkin Cream Cheese for the more discriminating taste. While Supplies Last..... Come Earl...
NOV 25-DEC 17, Santa Train
11:00 am Departure. 2:00 pm Departure. 6:00 pm Departure on Saturday Dec 2nd and Dec 9th Only. Our longest-running annual event, the Santa Train has been a long-standing family tradition for over three decades. These ever-popular trains begin Saturday, November 25th and continue each Saturday and Sunday through...
OCT 20-21, Ohio Smoked Meat and BBQ Festival
8:00 am, Friday, October 20th to 9:00 pm, Saturday October 21st The Nelsonville Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor the 21st Annual Ohio Smoked Meat and Barbecue Festival on the historic Nelsonville Public Square. The Ohio and Smoked Meat and Barbecue Festival originated in 1996 as the first official state...
OCT 20-21, Haunted Mountain
Dark till last ticket sold 11:00 pm. Every Friday and Saturday in October. Enter at your own risk and please do not come alone. $20 Fright Pass - Good for unlimited trips through the trail, laser tag, escape room and discounts at the snack bar. $15. - Escape Room. The Smith and Co Circus train has broken down...
OCT 21, Gavin De Graw RAW Tour
8:00 pm show. Gavin DeGraw is a multi-platinum selling singer, performer and songwriter. He first broke through with the 2003 release of his debut album, Chariot, which sold over 1 million copies, earned platinum certification, and yielded three hit singles: -I Don’t Want To Be,- -Follow Through,- and the title-track,...

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Top 10 Things to Do

1
Visit Old Man's Cave
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.
2
Stay in a Cabin
'Cabins' range from small peaceful romantic cottages to medium family-size cabins to large lodges that will accommodate multiple families. Our availability search engine can help you find the perfect place to stay quickly and easily.
3
Walk to Ash Cave
In the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills is Ash Cave which is perhaps the most spectacular feature of the entire park. Ash Cave is the largest recess cave in the state.
4
See Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls itself is the greatest waterfall in terms of volume in the Hocking region. In the mid 1800's, a grist mill was built above the falls to utilize this water power for grinding grain.
5
Canoeing
There are canoe launches, and rentals, at Lake Hope and Lake Logan State Parks. On the Hocking River several liveries offer varying length canoe, kayak, and raft trips on the usually leasurely moving waters. A great way to spend a hot summer days. Full moon river trips are also offered during the summer months!
6
Ride the Ziplines
Some of the largest and most exciting ziplines in the mid west can be found here in the Hocking Hills.
7
Hiking Here & Hiking There
With 9 State Park and Nature Preserves, 3 State Forests, a National Forest, and local and metro parks, plus a large section of the Buckeye Trail, you simply will not run out of places to hike. Trails range from extremely rugged to as easy as the preverbial 'walk in the park'. Portions of the trails at Cedar Falls and Conkle's Hollow are marked wheelchair accessible.
8
Camping
During the Spring, Summer, and Fall months the campgrounds are bustling with activity. Many of the area State Parks offer camping as do wide variety of privately owned campgrounds that may be less crowded.
9
Attend Festivals and Annual Events
No matter what time of year you visit the Hocking Hills we will have something for you to celebrate. The region is teeming with festivals from moonshine to pawpaws, lillies to coal, ribs to apples. Whether your passion is for the area's rich cultural history, the culinary scene or distinctive blend of bluegrass and country music, we have a festival for you.
10
Take Day Trips
If you can stay a few days in the Hocking Hills there are several nearby places you may want to see. Let the Hocking Hills serve as your "home base" and head out in a different direction each day. Most day trips are less than a one hour drive.
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