Fairfield County: Overview of Hiking Trails

Fairfield County is not nearly as famous a venue for outdoor activity as it's neighbor Hocking County. But the fact is, there are some great places to go hiking there. State Nature Preserves Wahkeena Wahkeena Nature Preserve Wahkeena Preserve is located on the southeast edge of the county, near the border of Hocking County. It features 2 miles of hilly trails, a short boardwalk through a marsh, and a nature center with a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Dogs are not permitted. Read more ➜

Hocking Hills: Overview of the Hiking Trails

The Hocking Hills is one of the most scenic areas in the state of Ohio. It is also a hiker's paradise with trails varying in difficulty from relatively easy ones (appropriate for young children) to more challenging trails that cover steep terrain or follow gorge rims. State Park Trails Old Man’s Cave Old Man's Cave The most popular place in the Hocking Hills is Old Man's Cave. By starting at the upper falls, you can follow a 1/2 mile loop crossing the creek downstream and see Read more ➜