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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
Frontier Trail Hike
Sun Nov 19

1-3 pm.

Learn and explore the history of the Ash Cave region with a walk back through time dramatized by costumed interpreters along the trail. Meet in the parking area.

Cost: Free

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

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Historical,
Ash Cave Almost Full Moon Hike
Sat Dec 2

5:00 pm.

Join the naturalist at the Ash Cave parking lot to learn about the animals that use the night as cover in the Hocking Hills. Wear sturdy shoes and bundle up against the cold. No pets please on the night hike.

Cost: Free

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

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Wildlife,
Christmas in Ash Cave
Sat Dec 9

5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Step away from the hectic holiday season and come bundled for the weather to enjoy a candlelit stroll back to Ash Cave.

Once you arrive at the cave, warm up with refreshments by an open fire. Listen to or join with our carolers, have the kids visit with an old fashioned Santa or help to decorate our Christmas tree for wildlife.

Cost: Free

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

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film, Wildlife,
Sweethearts Hike
Sat Feb 10

5:00 - 7:00 pm.

Meet at the Ash Cave parking lot.

Take your sweetheart for a romantic stroll to Ash Cave in the soft light of dusk then enjoy a cozy fire and refreshments.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

Interest Tags: Outdoor Activity, Special Interest,
Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike
Sat Apr 21

10:00 am.

Join us for a celebration of spring in the Hocking Hills.

Observe nature's carpet of wildflowers and sparkling waterfalls in beautiful Hocking Hills.

Meet at the parking lot at Ash Cave.

Cost: Free

Contact: Hocking Hills State Park, Phone: 740-385-6842

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