Naturalist Special Events
Annual Winter Hike
January 18, 2014
Continuous starts from 9-11 AM
Enjoy winters splendor on this 6-mile trek from Old Man’s Cave to Ash Cave.
Layered clothing and good footwear recommended.
Refreshments are available at
for a donation. A shuttle bus
returns hikers to Old Man’s Cave.
February 15, 2014
Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot.
Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to
Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk.
Afterwards, enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.
Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike
April 19, 2014
Observe nature’s carpet of wildflowers and sparkling
waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills.
Meet at the parking lot at Ash
Grandma Gatewood’s Fall Colors Hike
October 11, 2014
Bring along a cool drink and celebrate the season’s
colors. Meet with the naturalist at
the Old Man’s Cave
Center for a strenuous
hike that spans roughly 6 miles of the Grandma Gatewood trail.
We will be traversing the section that runs from Old Man’s Cave to
and back while enjoying the scenic beauty and cultural personality.
This hike does include several hills and steps and is not recommended for
the easily winded individual.
(Approx. 3 to 4 hrs)
Hocking Halloween Campout
Join with the Haunted Hocking “HHIT” team as they search for the unexplained at Ash
or try your hand at Pumpkin decorating.
Registered campers and cabin guest can enjoy a hayride, a family fun
spooky movie, site judging, and trick or treat at Old Man’s Cave campground.
Regular camping & cabin fees apply.
December 13, 2014
5 – 7
Step away from the hectic holiday season and come
bundled for the weather while enjoying a lighted stroll back to Ash
Once you arrive at the cave warm with refreshments by an open fire.
Listen to or join with our carolers, have the kids visit with an old
fashion Santa or help to decorate our Christmas tree for wildlife.