Hocking Hills Activities Near Among The Trees Lodging

Experience all Hocking Hills has to offer during your stay at Blissful Ridge Lodge. Explore, hike, be thrilled, awed, relaxed and rejuvenated - see why it is the top vacation spot in Ohio! Hocking Hills has something for everyone.

The lodge is just 35 miles outside of Columbus on secluded property but conveniently situated close to numerous Hocking Hills famous attractions.


Hiking:

Hocking Hills is rich in natural wonders and provides numerous options for hiking. Some of the more popular sites include Ash Cave, Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar Falls, Conkle's Hollow, Old Man's Cave, Rockbridge Nature Preserve, Rock House and the Wayne National Forest. These hikes are from less than 10 minutes away to up to approximately 30 minutes. Here a few resources to help plan your hiking experiences.

Hocking Hills State Park
The Ohio Official State Parks Guide, highlighting what the 2,356 acre park has to offer.

Hocking Hills State Park and Outdoor Attractions Guide
A guide by the Hocking Hills Tourism Association describing the Ohio State Parks and outdoor attractions in Hocking Hills.

Hocking Hills Hiking Maps
The Hiking Maps are of the State Park hiking trails. The maps show the length of the trails and the approximate hiking time.

Clear Creek Metro Park
Clear Creek Metro Park features over 5,300 acres of woodland interspersed with sandstone cliffs, ravines and creeks.  This is the largest state nature preserve in Ohio.

Approximate mileage from Blissful Ridge Lodge to popular hiking sites:

Ash Cave 20 miles Old Man's Cave 17 miles
Cantwell Cliffs 8 miles Rockbridge Nature Preserve 4 miles
Cedar Falls 17 miles Rock House 15 miles
Clear Creek Metro Park 4 miles Wayne National Forest 15 miles
Conkle's Hollow 15 miles    

Water Activities:

Lake Logan State Park - 5 miles
One of the finest fishing lakes in Ohio has boat rentals, beach area for swimmers and scenic picnic spots.

Canoeing - 4 miles
Hocking Hills Canoe Livery provides canoe and kayak trips on the Hocking River.

Jet Pack Water Adventures - 11 miles
Experience water at a whole new level by strapping on a water jetpack.


Thrilling Activities:

Zip Lines - 2 miles
Experience a thrilling, scenic Hocking Hills Zip line canopy tour adventure with Hocking Hills Canopy tours. They have zips and thrills for the whole family.

Rock Climbing - 4 miles
High Rock Adventures -  offers Rappelling/Climbing/Eco Adventure Tours on pristine private land. All skill levels, fully guided, all equipment provided for ages 6 and up.

Horseback Rides - 13 miles
Happy Trails Horseback Rides offers the most scenic rides in the Hocking Hills for all level of riders.

ATVs - 11 miles
R Adventure Park provides ATV rentals by the hour on their 14 miles of private wooded trails on over 80 acres.

Golfing - 11 miles
Hocking Hills Golf Club offers a unique and picturesque golfing experience.

Mini Golf - 5 miles
One of the most beautiful and challenging 18 hole miniature golf courses in America. Thousands of flowers, cave, waterfalls.

Train - 20 miles
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway provides scenic train rides along the Hocking River in restored historic railroad equipment.


Places to Visit:

Wineries - 5 miles
Enjoy wine, music and snacks at Hocking Hills winery.

Hocking Hills Moonshine - 7 miles
Hocking County's only moonshine distillery. Take a free tour to watch moonshine being made.

Washboard Company - 7 miles
The Columbus Washboard Factory is the only manufacturer of handmade washboards and vintage laundry products in America. Stop by for a guided factory tour.


Entertainment:

Tecumseh - 33 miles
An outdoor historical drama production in the summer months where patrons sit in the middle of the stage area.


Area Shopping

Antique Malls:

Hocking Hills Market - 2 miles
An outdoor historical drama production in the summer months where patrons sit in the middle of the stage area.
Logan Antique Mall - 5 miles
An outdoor historical drama production in the summer months where patrons sit in the middle of the stage area.

Midwest Glassware Outlet - 5 miles
Midwest Glassware Outlet is a wholesale glassware outlet offering extensive line of glassware, bottles, jars, vases and bakeware.

Convenience Stores:

All located within 2 to 5 miles away from lodge

Kroger Market - 4 miles
Includes groceries, liquor store and pharmacy
31550 Chieftain Drive, Logan

CVS Pharmacy - 4 miles
Drug store and pharmacy
1390 West Hunter Street, Logan

Walmart Supercenter - 5 miles
Includes groceries
12910 State Route 664, Logan

Go Mart - 2 miles
Gas station and convenience store
10730 Jackson Street, Rockbridge


Local Events

For a complete listing of upcoming events, visit Explore Hocking Hills website.

Summer months - Tecumseh
An outdoor historical drama production where patrons sit in the middle of the stage area.

For more information on local activities and events, please visit the Hocking Hills websites: 

Explore Hocking Hills Visitor Center www.explorehockinghills.com

 

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