The One Place In Ohio That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth
Ohio is a magical place.
Here in the Buckeye State, you’ll find everything from tree tunnels to hobbit holes―and hiking spots that truly make you feel like you’ve stepped foot inside a Lord of the Rings film. If you’ve yet to explore the gorges of Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills State Park, you’re missing out on what is arguably the most breathtaking place in Ohio. Check it out:
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The park entrance and Visitor’s Center to Old Man’s Cave is located at 19852 State Route 664 S, Logan, OH 43138. Have you ever been to Old Man’s Cave before? What other places are there in Ohio that look like Middle Earth? Share your thoughts, photos and experiences with us!
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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