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Fall in Ohio means crisp weather, football games, and pumpkins all leading up to Halloween. You’ve spent the Spring and Summer doing warm weather activities, school has started, but there is still time for a Fall get-away. The cooler weather makes it inviting to take the grandkids on a road trip, and only 1 hour and 7 minutes away from Columbus, Ohio in Nelsonville you’ll find Hocking Hills where you there are some wonderful sites and activities that the kids are sure to enjoy.

Hocking Hills is located south of Columbus in Nelsonville, Ohio. The state park there is part of Wayne National Forest.

Just some of the activities:

Hiking

Fishing

Camping

Horseback Riding

Canoeing

The fall weather makes it a perfect place for a photography shoot with the grandkids as well as bird and nature watching opportunities.

The kids will love a fun Fall train ride on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. May to November you can choose the 14 mile round trip or a 22 mile round trip. There are special rates for senior citizens and children.

Check out all the information at http://www.hockinghills.com/todo.htm Browse their site to plan your activities while at Hocking Hills and find out all that is offered. You’ll also find information there about Kids Craft Saturdays, which offers a themed craft from 2-4 pm the second Saturday of each month through December 10th as well as regional events.

Fall weather is great and nothing’s better than enjoying the company of grandchildren while exploring the many opportunities in and around Columbus, Ohio.

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