The town of Logan has many
attractions to offer and plenty of sites to see. Logan is the
Gateway to a Scenic Wonderland. Appalachia is all around our
town and has become a warm and welcoming environment for all
who seek nature.
Imagine yourself back in time as
you take in the views of some of Logan's Oldest buildings.
With slate roofs and handcrafted finished woodwork. They sure
don't build houses like they used to. Come and appreciate the
old craftsman's work from the sidewalks of Historical Logan.
Hocking County Canoe livery,
and join the hundreds of others that have been sent down the
river with smiling faces, and terrific memories of canoeing
through Appalachia. Located at 12789 St. Rt. 664 South, Logan.
Brass Ring Golf Club. Hocking Hills most
challenging 18 holed golf course. Full service club house open
to the public. Or check out the Lounge for the "Karaoke Friday
Nights." Located at 14405 Country Club Lane, Logan.
Perhaps the kiddies would like a golf outing as
well, hop on over to Adventure Golf
at Remple's Inn.
Widely landscaped to mimic the Hocking Hills, with
18 holes of fun and excitement. Located at 12791 SR.664 south,
Remple's Grove also has a petting zoo, afterwards journey to
the front end to the ice cream parlor, and choose between 30
flavors of homemade ice cream. Prepare you're self for an
afternoon of excitement and fun for the whole family.
Spotted Horse Ranch. Spotted
Horse Ranch is located along the scenic Laurel Run Canyon.
View all four seasons of nature's
from horseback as you explore miles of quiet trails nestled in
the Hocking Hills. We have overnight facilities for your
family and horse. We feature sanctioned NasHorse Barrel Racing
as well as other events in our Lighted Outdoor Arena. We also
have a Party Hall for special occasions. Located at 17325
Deffenbaugh Road. Laurelville
740-332-RIDE or Toll Free 877-992-RIDE
Looking for a bit of Night time
fun Friday and Saturday nights? Dance to the D. J's sound, at
Located at 363 Gallagher Ave.
in Logan. 740-385-9985
Scenic Lanes & Billiard.
For parties and bumper bowling. This is
the perfect place for all ages to have some fun.
Located at 1333 W Hunter St.
June 17th - 19th 2010
The International Washboard
Festival is a time for local Logan residents and visitors from all
over the Midwest come together and enjoy the sounds of children of all ages
laughing and singing with the drones of Washboard Jug Bands performing classic
down-to-earth Appalachian folk music.
On the third weekend of June the locals fill the streets of
Logan to begin the weekend long festivities with a kickoff parade. The first event is the popular
Antique Classic Car Show, starting at 5:00 pm. Vendor's are set all along the
streets, displaying handmade crafts, jewelry, and washboard devices that make a
If you are looking for
relaxation, seclusion, and tranquility, then look no further.
Pick a cabin for that special night of romance, or perhaps a
fun evening with close friends and family, everyone is sure to
enjoy themselves. Hocking Hills is the founder of cabin
getaways, and is the hot tub capital of the Midwest. View the
wildlife from a bubbling, steaming hot tub on a cold winter's
night, or a warm summer evening, and gaze into the sky. As you
drift into harmony with nature.
Lake Hope is a natural paradise that resides
within the 18,200 acre, Zaleski State Forest, in the valley of
big Sandy Run. Many people travel from all surrounding
counties and through out the mid-west, to visit the abandoned
mines, ancient mounds, and the scenic wonderland of the Lake.
Lake Hope welcomes all photographers, hikers, and nature
lovers. Lake Hope is a wonderful place to camp, with 223 site
campgrounds, perfect for campers, tents, trailers. The
campground includes heated showers, waste disposal, laundry
facility, and picnic tables and fire rings. Boating, fishing,
hunting, and hiking are more of the wonderful aspects Lake
Hope has to offer.
National Forest. Named after "Mad Anthony" Wayne,
the American General, who was chosen in 1792 to rid the Ohio
and Indiana frontiers of Indian tribes in order to open the
area for American settlement. He led the American army, who
fought against the famed warrior "Tecumseh" and defeated the
Shawnee at Fallen Timbers. The stunning surroundings of the
Hocking Hills enveloping over 160,000 acres of deep hollows,
and narrow trails that allow you to be one with mother earth.
Camping and picnicking, season extends from May through
September, except at Vesuvius recreation area where camping is
Clear Creek, a part of the Metro Park's system is
special for geologic research, and findings. The deep beauty
of the Clear Creek valley comes from the overlap of geologic
and climate zones. The nature of the park is rugged, and has
many steep ravines and deep gorges, and breath taking cliff
and rock formation's. Over 1200 plants, flowers and species
have made there home at Clear Creek. Beautiful surroundings
are not all that Clear Creek has to offer, as hunting,
fishing, hiking, canoeing, pet trails, fishing and
As we move toward the West end of the hills, the most
popular of all the Hocking Hills region, is
Old Man's Cave.
Located on St. Rt. 664. Old Man's Cave was named
after a Civil War-era hermit, named Richard Rowe, who lived in
the gorges of the caves. For Native American Indians, Old
Man's Cave is a sacred place. Many of the Ohio tribes, Mingo,
Delaware, Shawnee, and Wyandot Indians, lived in the area and
gathered here to council on protecting their homelands against
outside forces. Old Man's Cave features deep falling
waterfalls, swimming pools, incredible cliff and rock
formation's and hiking trails. Old Man's Cave can be divided
into five parts. This makes it easier for hikers and
adventurer's to select a designated area and travel to each
is located 17 miles from Old Man's Cave, on St. Rt. 374. It's
location is discrete and not many know it's there, but those
who travel the extra mile say it's worth the effort. Cantwell
Cliff's is exactly how it sounds, with very narrow gorges of
rock formation's that have been forming for hundreds of years.
Small and narrow walk ways that take you through the inns and
outs of the cave. Water fountains are accessible, and picnic
area's are located in the front entrance across from the
Cave is also a common
spot for travelers. Ash Cave has a variety of caves, but is
the largest recess cave in Ohio. The rim of the cave spreads
it's self over 700 feet around a delicate sandstone horseshoe,
while just beneath a waterfall dumps it's wrath 90 feet onto
the slate rock floor below. Picnic area's are adjacent to the
parking lot and are wheel chair accessible. Other caves in
this area are Cedar Falls and Rock House. Both are astounding
in beauty and marvelous rock formations and narrow tunnels
that lead to deep depths of the cave.
Burr Oak is
the conclusion of this tour through our scenic wonderland.
Burr Oak is
located in southeast Ohio. Secluded in a quiet
surrounding, Burr Oak State Park has a rural setting away from
the main tourism areas to the north. Burr oak has a wide
array of traveling for hikers, and peaceful cottages for
overnight accommodations. Pets are allowed to adventure on
you're journey to the hills. Fishing, hunting, are permitted
with a state license.
Feeling a little artistic? Join local renowned
photographer Eric Hoffman
in a picture adventure, bringing photographers together from
across the country. Old Bear's Den, is just the place for you,
located 16961 Harble-Griffith Rd, Logan. 740-382-2039.
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