Take a break and enjoy the serenity of the Hocking Hills. Hocking Hills Adventures has the best river trips Choose a trip from two hours to two days in a canoe or kayak. Take a leisurely float with a raft or tube. Tucked away on our 200 acre property, you'll find cozy camper cabins, equipped with all the outdoor necessities. You will also find spacious campsites along the Hocking River. Hocking Hills Adventures is also the perfect place to host a company picnic, birthday parties or family gatheringsCelebrating Over 40 Years of MemoriesOver 40 years alot of things have changed, we have different equipment, more river destinations, more vehicles but our commitment to exceeding our guests expectations has not. We continue to pride ourselves in providing memorable outdoor experiences that are CLEAN, SAFE and FUN. Outdoor experiences should be accessible for everyone and we strive to provide the best equipment, river trips and service to make this possible. This year we're offering free seat backs on both canoes and kayaks. And, as always, kids canoe for free Join us in 2018 and be a part of the history of Hocking Hills Adventures
31251 Chieftain Drive, Logan Phone: 800-686-0386, 740-385-8685
9am-8pm Mon-Sat, and 10am-6pm Sun. Visit the Rocky Factory Outlet Store for durable, high quality footwear at incredible savings Check out the name-brand selection of men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories. Includes such well known names as Columbia, Filson, Reebok, Woolrich, Carhartt and Eastland.
39 East Canal St, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3130
Hocking College is a technical college in Nelsonville, Ohio. In addition to their main campus, Hocking College owns and operates Lake Snowden, a 670 acre recreation area in Lee Township and approximately 1400 acres of open space land just west of the campus. They hold a number of activities and events open to the public throughout the year.
3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3591
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway - Take a leisurely train ride through the Hocking Hills in a historic train. Trains depart Saturday and Sunday from the Nelsonville Depot on U.S. Route 33 and Hocking Parkway, next to Rocky Gear. All regular trains Memorial Day weekend - October make a 30-minute stop at a pioneer log village. Special trains include Easter, Robbery, Fireworks Shuttle, Santa and New Year's Eve.
33 W. Canal Street, Nelsonville Phone: 740-249-1452, 740-753-9531
This national forest, in the heart of the heavily populated Midwest, covers almost a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills. Visitors to national forest lands are welcome to camp, hike, hunt and fish. The Forest boundaries surround a checkerboard pattern of ownership, with public and private ownership interspersed. There are over 300 miles of trails on the Forest for hiking, all-terrain vehicle ATV riding, mountain biking, or horseback riding.Trails are open from April 15th through December 15th.
13700 U.S. Highway 33, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-0101
Welcome to a small, locally owned restaurant in Historic Nelsonville, OH. This establishment began as a food truck business in 2016, driven by a shared love for BBQ. Their primary goal is to deliver consistently flavorful smoked meats, complemented by homemade sides, rubs, and sauces. Every dish reflects their commitment and meticulous preparation, whether it's the tender pulled pork and chicken, mouthwatering brisket, or fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs. They exclusively serve meals they would proudly enjoy themselves or offer to their families. Don't miss out on their signature homemade sides, featuring the cheesiest mac-n-cheese, irresistible cheesy potatoes, smoky pit beans, and delightful slaw. Whether visiting the restaurant or arranging catering for a special occasion, patrons will experience the secret ingredient that permeates all their food: love. Pay a visit to their new location within the ROCKY OUTDOOR GEAR STORE in Nelsonville.Open: Mon - Sat 11AM - 7PM
45 E Canal St, Nelsonville Phone: 740-300-3337
Amazing art - unique shopping. Visit the Historic Square Art District and find unique gifts pottery, handmade soap, fine art, quilting fabric, specialty yarns, concerts, antiques and so much more A special event called Final Fridays occurs on the last Friday of each month offering art exhibits, openings, demonstrations and much more from 6-10 p.m.
46 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-4863
Preserving, conserving and sharing Athens County history one story at a time.
65 North Court Street, Athens Phone: 740-592-2280
Hours: 9:30am - 5:30pm Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri. 9:30am-6:30pm Thu. 9:30am-4:30pm Sat. Southeastern Ohio's premier quilt shop. Every Wed come for Quilt Therapy. Offering more than 2,200 bolts of fine quilting fabrics, notions, patterns books. Classes and retreats are offered. Long arm quilting services available.
52 W. Washington St., Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3343
Wed/Thu 5-9pm, Fri/Sat 5-10pm, Sun 10am-2pm. Fine dining and great music in a unique space. Call today to make your reservation and experience historic downtown Nelsonville from a new perspective. Our new focus for Rhapsody is Appalachian Farm to Table. We really want to get move involved with the farmers market and our local suppliers. We will still be featuring all Ohio Proud Meats and Ohio Wines. The restaurant will continue to give excellent service and keep a strong focus on our culinary and hospitality students in training from Hocking College Culinary School.
18 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-5740
Stuart's Opera House is an historic theatre that hosts over 75 events a year including concerts, theatre, films, and hosts the annual Nelsonville Music Festival. The fully restored nineteenth century theater offers a variety of scheduled events from community theater and art openings to nationally and internationally recognized performers.
52 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-1924
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Sunday 12-5pm. Open till 10pm on Final Fridays/Openings. Closed on major holidays. Housed in a beautifully restored, historic Victorian storefront, the Starbrick Cooperative Gallery is a Fine Art and Gift Cooperative featuring the work of 30 local and regional artists. Visitors have the opportunity to meet artists on location, in the gallery or working on site. The Gallery is filled with pottery, glass, jewelry, clothing, wood works, paintings, handmade cards, photographs, and many more unique handcrafted gifts. We also offer regularly scheduled quarterly classes, private lessons, home school classes, and workshops. Starbrick Gallery opens a new artist exhibit every month, with opening night on the Final Friday community art walk. This art event is held the last Friday of every month, except December. Galleries and retail shops stay open late, from 6-10 PM. Enjoy artists demonstrations, artists at work in studios, openings of new art exhibits, plays and musical shows. Join street musicians, dancers, and sidewalk entertainment amidst artists craftspeople selling their wares. Tucked in the Foothills of Ohios Appalachia, Nelsonville has become a center for regional arts and crafts. Starbrick Gallery is located in the Historic Square Art District of this small town. Here, trademark starbricks were manufactured in the 19th century. Boasting a vein of 5 clay that produced some of the hardest most durable pavers in the world, the starbrick became world famous.
21 West Columbus Street, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-1011
Tue/Thu/Fri 10am - 4pm. Sat 11am - 4pm. Last Fri every month - 5-9pm. Paper Circle is a non-profit paper, print and book arts organization located on the historic, starbrick-lined square of Nelsonville. We house a gallery with 12 professional exhibitions a year, shop where we sell an assortment of handmade papers and other objects of art, and a creative studio which is located in the rear, in which we make paper by hand - and where we offer community workshops. Downstairs we have a screen printing shop and our O-Gami papermaking operation. Our major outreach program, Circle for Kids, takes place in the summer. In response to the lack of art education in the school from grades K-8, Circle for Kids provides the under-served area youth a summer of enrichment and learning through the arts.
35 West Columbus Street, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3374
The Majestic Galleries cooperative, a community of artists, is located on the Historic Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. Currently we are holding exhibition openings on Final Fridays, an event which brings a large number of patrons to the Public Square each month. Dedicated to promoting local contemporary art, the Majestic hosts various special events: featured invitational and members openings, an annual National Juried Competition, fundraisers, and visiting artist presentations. Galleries are completely ADA compliant.Galleries are completely ADA compliant.
20 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 419-463-3775
Mon-Fri 7:30am-5pm. Sat 8am-5pm. The perfect coffee shop. Small space big attitude. Fair trade organic coffee and espresso drinks. Freshly baked goodies and high quality breakfast and lunch.
6 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3391
Mon-Thu 10am-8pm, Fri/Sat 10am-10pm. A Carryout with beer, wine, soda and snacks.
19 West Columbus Street, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-4944
The Mine Tavern
A local bar with a following. Come down to The Mine Tavern drink a cold beer and have a Mine Burger. Our goal is supply an atmosphere for all people from the younger crowd to the older crowds. Come play some pool or enjoy your drink outside on our patio. The Heart Of Nelsonville, Located On The Public Square. Lunch Served Daily 11pm-2pm. Carry out available. Economy Hour is Monday-Friday 3pm-7pm.
14 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-3638
The Mine Tavern
8am - 5:30pm Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm Sat. Saving Hardware, Inc. is one of those old-fashioned hardware stores that offers quality merchandise and personal service. Saving Hardware are family owned and operated hardware stores that have served the Hocking Valley for more than 60 years. Saving Hardware is located in the heart of Hocking Hills and has two locations, one at 95 E. Main St. in Logan, and the other at 129 W. Washington St. in neighboring Nelsonville.
129 West Washington Street, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-1987
Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, the 18th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will take place July 26 28, 2024 at Snow Fork Event Center.The 3-day event billboard magazine calls one of the best-kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit offers a diverse lineup of 40 national, regional, and local acts from a variety of genres in an intimate setting, along with camping, kids activities, unique artisan and retail vendors, local food, and moreNMF is a production of Stuarts Opera House, a non-profit historic theater and performing arts center in Nelsonville. All proceeds raised at the festival directly support Stuarts Opera House, including its tuition-free Arts Education programs.Tickets and more information at nelsonvillefest.org.
5685 Happy Hollow Road, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-1924
65 years and still counting. Everything a really good festival should have. Ohio State Fiddling Contest. 5K Run for the Hills. Pie Contest and Auction. Athlete Day. Parades and Queen Contests. Food and fun. Mark your calendars for the 2nd weekend in August.
1 Public Square, Nelsonville Phone: 740-753-1924
Experience fun in the sun on the Hocking River at the tubing capital of Hocking Hills We are home to the MEGA TUBE FLOAT on the scenic Hocking River hosted every summer in August. We offer a variety of different river trips for canoeing, kayaking, or tubing. We have over 100 brand new Old Town canoes kayaks and over 250 premium river tubes available for rent. Adventure awaits and the river is calling you Visit us for your next Hocking Hills river adventure. Located in the Star of Hocking Hills, Nelsonville, OH. We are a family owned operated local business. We have been avid adventure seekers and our entire lives. We take great pride in ensuring our customers have a FUN and SAFE experience on the Hocking River. Visit us for a river trip and you will feel like you are part of the Murrays Landing Canoe Kayak family We are open every day of the week 9AM till 4PM from May through Oct. Reservations are required. You can book online at www.murrayslanding.org or www.adventureprooutdoors.com. For more information, call us at 740-856-7848 or email us at murrayslanding.mlgmail.com or adventureprooutdoorsgmail.com
1299 E. Canal St., Nelsonville Phone: 740-856-7848
Rocky Boots Outlet
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
Wayne National Forest
Rhapsody Restaurant
Stuart's Opera House
Starbrick Gallery