Hocking State Forest Information

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Hocking State Forest
Ash Cave Fire Tower.jpg
Ash Cave Fire Tower
Map showing the location of Hocking State Forest
Map showing the location of Hocking State Forest
Location of Hocking State Forest in Ohio
Location Hocking, Ohio, United States
Coordinates 39°26′N 82°32′W / 39.433°N 82.533°W / 39.433; -82.533
HOCKING STATE FOREST Latitude and Longitude:

39°26′N 82°32′W / 39.433°N 82.533°W / 39.433; -82.533
Area9,696 acres (39.24 km2) [1]
Elevation840 ft (260 m) [2]
Established1949 [1]
Website Hocking State Forest

Hocking State Forest is a state forest in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. [1] The forest adjoins Hocking Hills State Park and three nature preserves including Conkle's Hollow State Nature Preserve.

The forest is in one of the most scenic areas of Ohio, known as the Hocking Hills. The area features not only forests, but frequent bluffs, rock shelters and waterfalls, due to the Blackhand sandstone.

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Hocking State Forest". ODNR Division of Forestry. Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved Aug 11, 2015.
  2. ^ "Hocking State Forest". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1979-07-12. Retrieved 2009-06-01.