With Dramatic Sandstone Cliffs And A Waterfall, Conkle's Hollow Is Often Called The Grand Canyon Of Ohio
By Beth|Published November 10, 2021
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
It’s no mystery why the Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most visited wonders. Inspiring awe, wonder, and gratitude for the natural world, this famous attraction certainly lives up to the hype. Yet few people realize that here in Ohio, we have our own version of this world wonder. Conkle’s Hollow may be vastly smaller than its Arizona counterpart, but it will nevertheless impress any nature enthusiast. Moreover, the 1.2-mile trail leading to the attraction features gorgeous scenery at every turn. Here’s more on Conkle’s Hollow, often called the Grand Canyon of Ohio.
Conkle’s Hollow isn’t necessarily a hidden gem, but it’s absolutely worth experiencing if you’ve never visited. Do you agree that this lovely gorge merits its designation as the Grand Canyon of Ohio? Tell us your thoughts below — we’d love to hear from you! For a helpful overview of the trails at Conkle’s Hollow, click here. For more unforgettable natural wonders in Ohio, check out our Natural Wonders Road Trip Through Ohio.
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