A Hocking Hills Fall Journey

Hocking Hills is a beautiful year-round destination to enjoy, but when the temperatures cool and the color begins to change, Hocking Hills truly comes to life in autumn. When you’re excited to plan a fall trip this direction, be sure to add the following Hocking Hills fall activities to the top of your must-experience list!

Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable and Dance Barn

The Zaleski State Forest and nearby Waterloo State Forest are an appealing place for visitors from near and far to come and enjoy scenic time immersed in the beauty of nature. During fall in Hocking Hills, this area is alive with changing colors and there’s no better way to savor it all than on horseback. Team up with Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable and Dance Barn when you’re ready to see the sights in a unique style. The gear you need is included in the cost of the trail ride and those that are new to riding can enjoy a safety lesson before ever hitting the trails.

Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable and Dance Barn
73930 Buck Lane
New Marshfield, OH 45766
740-664-2428

Return to Wild Guided Hikes

For the Hocking Hills fall traveler looking to get into nature while also homing in on techniques inspired by the great outdoors for stress relief and Zen, partnering with Return to Wild for a guided hike is the way to go. Led by Forest Therapy Guides, these hikes take guests through some of the most spectacular natural landmarks in Hocking Hills while also offering up insight on techniques that lead to overall happiness, calm, and consideration of the world we live in. Great for couples, individuals, and groups, this is an all-inclusive experience inspired by nature itself.

Return to Wild Guided Hikes
Logan, OH 43138
740-404-9547

Explore Hocking Hills State Park

Visitors to Hocking Hills in the fall season will fall in love with the many colors of the leaves. The forest scenery is known for its beautiful display of red, orange, and yellow leaves. You can see plenty of leaves on display when you visit Hocking Hills State Park. This local park is the primary attraction in the area and features a variety of unique trailheads. Each trail leads to exquisite viewpoints that include stunning waterfalls, flowing creeks, majestic stone corridors, and deep wells in the ground. Each of these trails offers a variety of difficulty levels, making this area accessible for all level of hikers. Much of the main path leading to each individual trail is also paved and wheelchair accessible. Once you are inside the park, take in the beauty of the changing leaves. You will be happy to visit during this special time of year.

Grab a Pint or Glass

There is nothing better than sitting on a patio during the fall season enjoying an adult beverage of your choice. The weather is nice and cool and fall flavors are in full swing. This includes local favorite Brewery 33 with their extensive selection of beers. Each ale is handcrafted and displayed in a variety of types such as lagers, stouts, IPAs, wheat ales, and many more. Their seasonal offerings change with the season which includes the fall season too. Prepare for beers such as German inspired ales for Oktoberfest. The brew house has a selection of snacks to munch on during your stay or you can bring in food from any of the surrounding restaurants. Wine lovers will enjoy an afternoon at Hocking Hills Winery. Their tasting flights let you try out their selection of wines that include pinot noirs and chardonnay. Both locations feature live music each week and are family friendly.

Book a Canopy Tour

One great family friendly activity is zip lining through the Hocking Hills treetops. Hocking Hills Canopy Tours offers thrilling zip line experiences right here in the Midwest. You will be zooming down extensive zip lines that are towering above the ground. Nature lovers will need to keep an eye out for the wonderful wildlife that can often be seen down below. This activity is wonderful in the fall once the busy summer crowd has left.

Enjoy Fall in Hocking Hills

Whether you’re planning to spend fall in Hocking Hills or find yourself in the area any other time of year, the team at Buffalo Cabins and Lodges is ready and waiting to make sure you have the ultimate accommodations to match. Contact us today to learn more and to start planning your next trip.

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