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Hocking Hills State Park Visitor Center closed until further notice (UPDATE)

In response to the developing public health situation with COVID-19 and the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) guidance, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be closing the visitor center until further notice. 

As of right now, Hocking Hills State Park public outdoor spaces will remain open. This includes the archery range and all trails. For specific information about the archery range please call, (740) 385-6842.

Other facilities including the campground, the cabins, the disc golf course, and restrooms are now closed.

Additionally, ODNR has suspended all naturalist programs and closed nature centers at parks statewide until further notice. 

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And for information on COVID-19 and ODH’s recommendations on prevention and preparation, please visit

Statement on the Status of Ohio State Parks 

This situation is evolving quickly, but as of right now, unless otherwise specified, ODNR properties are open to the public. ODNR are closely monitoring the situation and will make any changes that the conditions warrant. ODNR will update the media and the public should any of our properties close unexpectedly.


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