Kid Friendly Hocking Hills - Cantwell Cliffs

Cantwell Cliffs Trail Map and Info


Cantwell CliffsCantwell Cliffs is one of the six major areas of Hocking Hills State Park.Old Man's Cave, Ash Cave, Rock House, Conkle's Hollow, Cedar Falls and Cantwell Cliffs. Each of the park areas offer a unique experience for those who walk their paths. From hemlock-lined trails, to huge rock formation, waterfalls to rock bridges, guests to the park are sure to treasure their explorations for years to come.  Rich in forested areas and natural wonders, there are over 25 miles of hiking trails in the Hocking Hills State Park system.

As the name implies, this area does have cliffs. Caution should be used with children.

Winding narrow passages, steep inclines and a mysterious rock shelter makes Cantwell Cliffs an exciting place to visit. Kids love the passages and wildflower enthusiasts will be floored by the numbers of species in the spring.

Interesting things to look for:

Cantwell Cliffs offer hikers some of the most colorful in the fall. In the spring, it's touted for a wide array of wildflowers. But compared to most of the other trails, it is more remote if you wish to pass fewer hikers on hot, summer days.

A winding trail follows a narrow passageway and ends in a rock shelter. The trail is about a mile and takes 1- 1 1/12 hours to hike

From Logan-Take State Route 33 north toward Lancaster and then to State Route 374

GPS Tracking: 39.544724,-82.588305

Remember: You know your child's abilities best. Use caution on any trail and keep them close by. Everyone must stay on the trails at Hocking Hills State Park.

Cantwell Cliffs