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Ash Cave

State Route 56
South Bloomingville, Ohio 43152-9756
Phone: 740-385-6842
Overview
In the southernmost reaches of Hocking Hills is Ash Cave - beyond doubt the most spectacular feature of the entire park. Ash Cave is the largest, most impressive recess cave in the state.

Hiking Trails: Rim Trail - 2 miles, Gorge Trail - 1/4 miles

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Pets Allowed: Yes

Waterfalls: Yes

Shelter House: 3

Picnic Tables: 20+

Restrooms: Yes

Swimming: No

Fishing: No

Location Map

Calendar of Events
Warblers of Ash Cave for International Migratory
Sat May 12

9:00 am

Warblers Of Ash Cave For International Migratory Bird Day

Join the naturalist at the Parking area at Ash Cave for a hike to experience the return of the spring warblers and other avian species. Hocking Hills state Park is one of the best places for birding due to the unique ecosystem of the gorge and this program is for the beginner or long time birder. Bring along binoculars and a cool drink and come dressed for the weather.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Creeking
Fri May 18

11:00 am.

Take a closer look at the crawly critters that live in the creeks and streams around the Hocking Hills. Meet at the shelter house at Ash Cave. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes you can get muddy. Flip flops are not recommended.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Wildlife,
Ash Cave Stroll
Sat May 19

9:00 am

Join the naturalist for a short walk to Ash Cave and discover the unique natural and cultural history of this park.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6561

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Historic Lantern Tour of Ash Cave
Thu May 31

8:00 pm.

The mystery of Ash Cave is special, as far back as the last Ice Age and beyond.

Join the naturalist in the parking lot area to explore Ash Cave by lantern light and learn about this special history first hand.

We supply the lights you supply the imagination.

No pets please at the lantern tour.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6841

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Website: www.hockinghills.com/ash_cave.html
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