Pro Tips

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Pro Tips

Guide to Camping in the Hocking Hills

Like many of us, camping can seem like a daunting task, but with the right gear and camp systems, it’s actually quite easy to transform your campsite into an oasis away from home. Our helpful beginners guide to camping in the Hocking Hills will provide some tips and motivation for making the most out of […]

Go Stargazing at the John Glenn Astronomy Park

The John Glenn Astronomy Park (JGAP) is dedicated to sparking an interest in science, learning, and exploration by sharing with visitors the wonders of the sky, both day and night. If you have an interest in the night sky and the beauty of the stars, certainly check out the JGAP while you’re in the hills. […]

The Wildlife of Hocking Hills

An abundance of natural wildlife is something that stands out about the Hocking Hills area of Ohio. The Hocking region is characterized by massive sandstone outcroppings, deep cool gorges, towering hemlocks, and glowing waterfalls. In addition to the natural beauty of the landscape and foliage in this part of the Appalachian basin, a variety of […]

Best Dog-Friendly Trails in Hocking Hills

When hiking in Hocking Hills through miles of beautiful trails, rock formations and waterfalls, you won’t want to leave your four-legged friends behind! Hocking Hills State Park is extremely dog-friendly. Four-legged friends are invited to adventure all over with their human companions, so long as they are well behaved and on a leash. The only […]

Guide to Hiking the Hocking Hills

People come from all over the world to see the beautiful parks and trails of Hocking Hills. Our little slice of the Appalachian basin is home to some of the most enchanting natural rock formations and forest groves in North America. Or at least we’d like to think so. If you’ve come to hike the […]