The beauty of Hocking is not only found in the forest. Our farmlands are beautiful rolling fields of corn, beans, and other crops along with barnyards of many different animals. Tour the Amish areas of Bremen and the petting zoos offering the chance for your kids to pet and feed goats, pigs, ponies, and more.


Explore the petting farms of Hocking Hills and get up close and personal with livestock from all corners of the country.

Fun on the Farm

Come on down for a little good old fashioned fun on the farm. It can be fun to get away from daily life and stroll into a different way of living for a few days, a week, or even longer. The beautiful landscape of Hocking Hills invites you to give farm life a try. Whether it is a romantic getaway, time spent with family, or a silent space to retreat and work or play, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From hiking to biking, walking to fishing, activities abound in Hocking Hills around the farms. Some people choose to visit the farms and stay on site while some like to roam the surrounding hills in search of adventure. Whatever your pleasure, check out the best local farms in Hocking Hills.


Hocking Hills Farm

Hocking Hills Farm is nestled into an area that offers quiet and solitude for anyone looking for some respite from everyday life. Lots of options exist to have the getaway of your dreams. A comfortable cottage? Check. Cozy sleeping quarters for small groups? Check. This 80 acre farm has lots of room to explore along with close proximity to parks and recreation. Some things to consider:

  • Two cabins exist on site which sleep  anywhere from 4 to 6 people
  • Farm weddings are all the rage. For one rate, both cabins and Farm grounds are booked for the whole weekend. Tents can be rented for outside shelter (no shelter or barn exists that is enclosed). Farm weddings can accommodate up to 75 guests

Check out Hocking Hills Farm for that special getaway or wedding of your dreams.



Agritourism is one way of saying farm visits and stays that support sustainable, local farms. One of the best ways to do this is to drop in to check out how farms are run, stay for a few days, and even get your hands dirty by helping out with the animals. Spending time on a farm can be really cathartic and exciting. Check out a few of the local agritourism farms in Hocking Hills:

  • Laurel Springs Farm: a 70-acre family farm near Laurelville, Ohio. In the heart of Hocking Hills, this farm offers u-pick fruit and pumpkins, fresh eggs and meat. The farm business includes cabin rentals and products. Get away from the city and check out sustainable agriculture up front and in person. Animals are cared for humanely and no antibiotics, hormones or growth promoters are used. Chicken, pigs, and other animals abound. Check them out for more details on staying on-site.
  • Fox’s High Rock Farm: the farm is run by a family who loves to share their joy of animals with other families. Everyone can visit the farm, rub a pig, love a lamb, and enjoy silly antics of the goats. Cows and horses are also on site, ready to nibble some treats. The clean environment ensures animals are well tended. The petting zoo is a hit with kids and adults alike. Open weekends only.

Romantic Getaway

There is nothing more romantic than finding a secluded farm to hole up in for a few days away from the ‘real world.’ Come and stay at one of the best farms in Hocking Hills. Bittersweet Farm Cabins has three romantic cabins for guests with scenic views and beautiful scenery all year long. Close to local parks, attractions, and activities like hiking, biking, fishing, and more. From rustic to a bit more luxurious, cabins offer air conditioning, fireplaces, stocked fishing ponds, and kitchenettes. There is nothing more relaxing than sitting on the front porch of a secluded cabin to take in the views and breathe the fresh air of a quiet morning at Bittersweet Farm.

Come Stay in the Hills

The Hocking Hills are filled with so many options when it comes to farms and cabin stays. Whether it is to get away, come pick pumpkins, ride horses, or work on a farm, there is something everyone can enjoy. Romantic getaways are accessible for guests of all ages who desire quiet space to retreat. For families, they might enjoy playing with animals and giving their kids a taste of ‘farm life.’ Individuals and groups who want to get outdoors will enjoy access to everything from miles of trails to fishing and swimming in local waterways. There is so much to see and do in Hocking Hills. Come and stay awhile.