The Hocking Hills Scenic Byway, officially known as "the Gateway to
Ohio's Scenic Wonderland," follows State Route 374, and provides
attractive resting spots before it enters the Lancaster Historic
District. Hocking Hills is the perfect place to commune with nature.
With several trails to hike, cottages to rent for a weekend getaway, and
hundreds of campgrounds to choose from, this place is a vacation
Hocking Hills combines the beauty of nature with the fascination of the past.
Since the mid-1700s, Native American tribes such as the Wyandot, Delaware and
Shawnee have passed through this area, and some stopped to make it their
permanent home. Archaeologists have even found evidence that the ancient Adena
culture flourished in this area thousands of years ago.