Old Man's Cave slideshow

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Hocking Hills State Park is the most popular in Ohio, and it's no mystery why visitors flock there year after year. Each of its distinct areas -- Rock House, Conkles Hollow, Cantwell Cliffs, Ash Cave, Old Man's Cave and Cedar Falls -- has something unique to explore.

Hocking Hills State Park 19852 State Rte. 664, Logan 740-385-6841 Homepage

One of the most popular trails in the state runs from Old Man's Cave to Cedar Falls to Ash Cave -- a trifecta of awesome. We're talking four-season appeal and some of the most beautiful scenery accessible by some of the easiest hiking. The cost-benefit analysis is simply off the charts.

Here's more from a recent trip there, just as the foliage was coming back into full force.