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3rd Annual Buckeye Trailfest

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3rd Annual Buckeye Trailfest
The 3rd Annual Buckeye TrailFest is April 24-27th, 2014 at Camp Akita in Hocking County, Ohio. A long weekend is planned with plenty of hiking, workshops, nature programs and outings.
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49th Annual Winter Hike

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49th Annual Winter Hike
Every year on the third weekend in January an annual pilgrimage of hikers come to the Hocking Hills to hike the six mile Grandma Gatewood's Trail. This year it is scheduled for Saturday, January 18th. The trail begins at Old Man's Cave State Park and ends at Ash Cave State Park where a bus will transport you back to your car at Old Man's Cave. You can start walking the trail anytime from between 9 am to 11 am.
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Christmas in Ash Cave

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Christmas in Ash Cave
Christmas in Ash Cave is Saturday, December 14th from 5 pm to 7 pm at Ash Cave State Park. End your day of Christmas shopping at Ash Cave State Park on Route 56. Take a short unguided lantern lit walk back to the cave.
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Broken Rock Falls

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Broken Rock Falls
I have been hiking in the Hocking Hills State Parks for over 5 decades and I have never been to or knew about Broken Rock Falls. So when Pat Quackenbush, the State Park Naturalist, offered a guided hike to Broken Rock Falls, I went. The trail took us through Old Man's Cave and to the very edge of the park. The literal end of the trail is the falls which was actually just a trickle during the summer.
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Cedar Falls State Park

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Cedar Falls State Park
Cedar Falls State Park        Early settlers in the Hocking Hills Region mistook the towering hemlock trees that surrounded one of their favorite waterfalls as cedar trees and hence forever more we will call these falls “Cedar Falls”. The falls plunge 50 feet into a pool below and at one time in the 1800’s a grist mill was located just above the falls. Picnic areas are located just a short walk from the falls. Cedar Falls is located one mile west of State Route 664 South on State Route 374....
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