Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park

GPS Tracking: 39.434668,-82.541571



Old Man's Cave Upper FallsOld Man's Cave is one of the six major areas of Hocking Hills State Park. Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls and Cantwell Cliffs. Each of the regions has a distinct character all its own. All have unique and wonderfully relaxing Ohio cabins nearby.

Each of the park areas offer a unique experience for those who walk their paths. From hemlock-lined trails, to huge rock formation, waterfalls to rock bridges, guests to the park are sure to treasure their explorations for years to come.  Rich in forested areas and natural wonders, there are over 25 miles of hiking trails in the Hocking Hills State Park system

Cliffs and waterfalls and towering hemlocks line the trail. Huge rock formations are never more than a stone's throw away and awesome bridges will take your breath away.  Old Man's Cave was aptly named for an early settler,  Richard Rowe, who set up living quarters in one of the many recess caves in the area after the Civil War. Killed by an accidental blast of his own gun, it is said local native Indians buried him somewhere near the entrance of the Cave.

Length: Old Man's Cave is approximately 1 mile long and takes about an hour to hike.

Old Man's Cave


Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park Old Man's Cave - Hocking Hills State Park