This Underrated Park Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Ohio
It’s no secret that Ohio is full of beautiful places just waiting to be explored. There is one place, however, that offers an unforgettable hiking experience, breathtaking views and photo opportunities you simply won’t find anywhere else in the world. If you live in Ohio and have yet to experience Hocking Hills State Park for yourself, you aren’t really living. It’s arguably the most beautiful, jaw-dropping place in the whole state of Ohio.
Waterfalls, caves, unique rock formations and hiking trails abound at this breathtaking state park. Popular, must-see landmarks within the Hocking Hills State Park include Old Man’s Cave, Cedar Falls, The Rock House, Conkle’s Hollow, Upper and Lower Falls, the Sphinx Head, Ash Cave and the Devil’s Bathtub. Here are some of our favorite areas in the park:
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To view specific hiking trail maps with exact distances and estimated times of completion, click here.
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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