Split Rocks Trail Hocking Hills takes you through Camp Oty’Okwa Old-Growth Forest, a 200-acre forest within 737 acres of land owned by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio.
Split Rocks Trail is a genuine hidden gem nestled in Hocking Hills where you will find an outstanding geological feature called Split Rocks. Thought to be the result of an earthquake, the Black Hand Sandstone has split into vertical slabs, creating a maze-like feature.
Access to the Split Rocks Trail is through Camp Oty’Okwa. There are some designated parking spots at the trailhead.
This trail takes you along a tree-lined ridge and ends at Split Rocks. The hiking path is easy to follow as the trees form the trail wall.
Split Rocks Trail Hocking Hills is a moderate hike of around 2.5 miles. The surface is forest trail, and you can expect this trail to take approximately 3 hours, there and back.
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Where is Split Rocks Trail Located?
Note: You must drive into Camp Oty'Okwa, passing several buildings, until you spot trailhead signs on your right.
If you wish to stay in this area of Hocking Hills, Idyll Reserve is within walking distance of this trail. We have reviewed a couple of the accommodations, and they are definitely worth thinking about! Idyll Reserve - The North, Idyll Reserve - The Hillside
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