Old Man’s Cave State Park is the most well-known and popular of the six parks that make up the Hocking Hills area. It was named after the hermit Richard Rowe who made it his home before the Civil War. Old Man’s Cave is the largest of all the parks in the Hocking Hills.
Old Man’s Cave boasts of several popular areas: The Upper and Lower Falls are beautiful every season of the year. Old Man’s Cave has many features to accommodate visitors to the area including a lodge with a restaurant under new management and a public swimming pool.
There are also 40 gas-heated and air conditioned family cottages. Each has two bedrooms (one with twin beds and the other with a double bed). All cottages feature a bath with shower, living room with gas-burning fireplace, complete kitchen, dining area and screened porch. Call cabin reservations at 1-866-644-6727 and the park office at 740-385-6841. Their address is 19852 State Route 664, Logan, OH 43138.
The Hocking Hills Campground features a total of 172 sites of which 159 are electric and three camping cabins. There are 93 sites set aside for camping with your pet. Limit of two pets! While dogs are prohibited at nature preserves, they are welcome in the State Park areas, but must be kept on a leash and on the trail. The park is located on State Route 664, 11 miles from Logan, Ohio.
This article was excerpted from “The Best Kept Secrets to the Hocking Hills” guidebook. The only guidebook written exclusively for the Hocking Hills. Available online at Amazon.com.