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Hocking Hills Activities

Rush Resort is centrally located in the Hocking Hills. Below you can find some of our favorite activites in the area. You can view more information about these activities and find additional ones in the Hocking Hills Tourism App available for iPhone and Android.

Canopy Tours/Ziplining

The Hocking Hills is the canopy tour capital of the Midwest. More than 60 ziplines provide a bird’s eye view of breathtaking landscape as you fly from treetop to treetop. Take a traditional canopy tour along 5 to 11 ziplines through the tree canopy over caves and waterfalls. Pump up your adrenaline on a challenge course featuring 16 ziplines and 30 challenges. Zip under the light of the moon as you soar into darkness and land on dimly lit platforms. Share the thrill with the kids on Dragon Fly, a new zipline adventure designed for kids ages 5 to 12.
(740) 385-9477


Enjoy one of Ohio’s most scenic rivers located in the beautiful Hocking Hills. Treat yourself and your family to a leisurely trip down the Hocking River in Logan, Ohio! Your outdoor adventure is available by canoe, kayak or raft. Hocking Hills Canoe Livery is proud to present its services to all levels of canoe enthusiasts. Our goal is to provide a clean, safe, and pleasurable River experience to every one of our visitors.
(740) 385-0523

Horseback Riding

Spotted Horse Ranch in Hocking Hills, Ohio offers guided Horseback Riding, Camping, a Party or Wedding Venue and much more! Whether you are seeking a quiet getaway for two, or a space large enough for a Wedding, Spotted Horse Ranch is an ideal location! We have more than 25 miles of trails set out on over 500 acres, suitable for beginner riders and those who were born in the saddle. Our campgrounds are designed with horse trailers in mind, but we welcome tent campers as well! View our site for more information, great photos updated monthly and get ready to book your awesome trip to the ranch!
(740) 332-RIDE

State Parks Hiking

Towering cliffs, waterfalls and deep gorges are all found in Hocking Hills State Park Region. Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park, the state’s most-visited park, features six distinct non-adjacent sites. Surrounding the park is the Hocking State Forest with rock climbing, rappelling and horseback riding trails. Trail information and offline maps are available on the Hocking Hills App. You can also take virtual tours of the trails at the link below.

ATV Riding

R Adventure Park offer s tons of activities for the whole family! The World’s 1st ZipRail; Hunger Range (archery & weapons throwing); Largest Family Rope Course with over 64 challenge elements; Paintball; ATV rentals by the hour on our 14 miles of private wooded trails on over 80 acres. Available with reservation is an all day ATV rental for Wayne National Forest. Men & women coaster bicycles for the Hock-Hocking Adena Bikeway between Nelsonville and Athens.
(740) 380-1175

Lakes & Fishing

Lake Hope: A natural paradise, 2,983-acre Lake Hope State Park lies entirely within the 26,824-acre Zaleski State Forest in the valley of Big Sandy Run. It is a rugged, heavily forested region traversed by steep gorges and narrow ridges. Remnants of abandoned mining and iron producing industries amid the beautiful scenery provide interest and pleasure for hikers, photographers, nature lovers and historians alike at one of Ohio’s most historic and scenic state parks.
(740) 596-4938

Lake Logan: developed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in 1955 for recreational purposes. It’s now one of the finest fishing lakes in Ohio. Lake Logan sports northern pike, bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish and saugeye. This day-use park provides scenic picnic and swimming areas, as well as secluded walking paths where visitors enjoy the wooded beauty of Ohio’s hill country and this Hocking Hills Park.
(740) 385-6842