An area long known for offering unforgettable outdoor adventures, Ohio’s stunning Hocking Hills region is now home to a series of unique new adventure experiences. Hocking Hills Canopy Tours just launched Off-Road Segway® Adventures, X-Tours and limited-availability Sunrise and Twilight Zipline Tours. The new tours further showcase the region’s spectacular topography, offering visitors to southeast Ohio’s Hocking Hills region even more ways to experience the area’s natural beauty.
The Segway® Adventure features a 1.5- to 2-hour guided nature tour, with guides highlighting the unique features of the area while guests experience the thrill of a state-of-the-art Off-Road SegwayX2. Priced at $59 per person, the Segway Adventure is offered for visitors age 14 and older who weigh between 100-260 lbs.
Carefully designed to offer a highly intuitive driver experience, the all-terrain Segway X2 offers the ultimate way to see Hocking Hills’ dramatic scenery. Drivers report that it feel as if the Segway can read their mind as they glide along rugged paths taking in the area’s lush natural surroundings. While they easily master the Segway, guests discover ancient recessed caves, the scenic Hocking River, majestic old-growth trees, native plants and wildlife and much more on the adventures, which are led by knowledgeable, trained naturalists.
Hocking Hills Canopy Tours’ “X" Tour is a 2.5- to 3-hour, professionally guided, extreme zipline tour. A new hybrid course design uses a combination of trees and towers to create a cross country-style tour that boasts 11 ziplines and showcases many amazing Hocking Hills features. For just $89 per person, visitors sail above the region’s signature rolling hills. This one-of-a-kind faster, higher, longer tour even zips adventurers into a hidden, recess cave with waterfall and across the scenic Hocking River not once, but twice.
Finally, the new "Sunrise" and "Twilight" Zipline Tours showcasing nature in its most beautiful light: dawn and dusk. These limited-availability, 2-hour tours showcase the forest during the most tranquil times of the day, yet it is also the most active time of day for all the area’s abundant wildlife. Guests have spotted deer, beaver, birds of prey and other native species. For $64 each per person, Sunrise and Twilight Tours feature six breathtaking zip lines and four adventure bridges.
The new adventures join existing tours offered by Hocking Hills Canopy Tours, including its signature Canopy Tour, the Night Flight, Super Zip and DragonFly for younger kids.
Located 40 miles southeast of Columbus, Ohio, Hocking Hills region’s soaring cliffs, craggy caves and dozens of rushing waterfalls are home to once-in-a-lifetime experiences that make every day feel like Saturday, with plenty of free activities. The region boasts a wide variety of affordable lodging, from camping, cabins and cottages to hotels and inns. In addition to hiking trails, parks and forests, the Hocking Hills is the Canopy Tour Capital of the Midwest, with more than 60 different ziplines offered via four distinct guide services. Unique gift and antique shops, canoeing, horseback riding, golf, spas and more add to the allure of the Hocking Hills as the perfect place to unplug. Complete traveler information is available www.ExploreHockingHills.com or 1-800-Hocking (800-462-5464).