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Whats Happening in Hocking Hills August 19th-25th 2019 | Cherry Ridge Retreat

By August 19, 2019May 4th, 2022No Comments
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Late Summer in Hocking Hills is just as gorgeous as ever. The sun is shining, the young wildlife are exploring and experiencing the world, and our cabins are as popular as ever! Meanwhile, the kids are heading back to school, which is a perfect excuse to treat yourself to a little vacation, perhaps in one of our romantic or luxury cabins, a perfect romantic destination in the Hocking Hills.
While you’re in the area, you may wonder what activities there are to explore in Hocking Hills. Well we are here to help!

This week in Hocking Hills (August 19th-25th)….

Tuesday August 20th, at  8pm
Haunted Hike at Old Man’s Cave

Head out this Tuesday to hear some spooky stories in the dark! State Park Naturalists will go over the myths of Old Man’s Cave and we will learn about the history of the location. Ghosts or not, Old Man’s cave is a beautiful place to check out, and located only about 15 minutes from your Cherry Ridge Retreat Cabin! Meeting at Old Man’s Cave Visitors center at 8pm.

Tuesday, August 20th, 9am-11:30pm
The Secret Life of Plants

Join State Park Naturalists on this 3 mile guided hike on the Cemetery Loop at Boch Hollow State Natural Preserve. Learn all about native plants and their many uses, smells and unique defensive chemicals! Meeting at the East Trailhead (approx 1 mile from the Boch Hollow office).

Wednesday, August 21 6:00pm -7:30pm
City of Logan Tree ID Walk

Have you ever looked up at the trees in your neighborhood and wondered what kind of trees they were? Is that big one an Elm or an Oak or a Maple or what?? Well fret no longer, just meet up in Logan and join with ODNR Urban Forester Ann Bonner, who will teach us all about the different trees in the city of Logan and enjoy a nice stroll through the city! When you’re done with the hike, you can always make a quick stop to Millstone BBQ, or M&M’s Family Diner, both great food options in the Logan area!

Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24th
Annual Hocking Hills Pow Wow

Come and show your appreciation and respect to our Native American heritage at the Annual Hocking Hills Pow Wow! Featuring food, Native dance performances, craft and jewelry, this must-see event is prefect for the whole family. Admission is $5 per person (kids under 13 and seniors are free). Pow Wow opens at 10am each day.


That sums up this week’s activities in Hocking Hills. Check back next week for more Hocking Hills activities, events and more!