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Hocking State Forest: Rock Climbing and Rappelling Area

On our visit to Balanced Rock we accidentally ended up in the Rock Climbing and Rappelling Area of Hocking State Forest. This 99-acre region of the Hocking State Forest contains a mile long escarpment of Blackhand sandstone varying in height, topping out at 100 feet. It is the only place on state land in Hocking County that is available for use by rock climbers and rappellers. That day we saw three groups of climbers using the cliff face. I'm not a rock climber, but the climbers seemed Read more ➜