What is a Yurt? What is Hocking Hills? Why does anyone want to visit Ohio? These are all questions that may be running through your feverish mind. Well here are the answers.
A yurt is a large, round, portable, lightweight tent-structure where the roof is held up under a combination of tension and compression, with no major center supports needed.
They’re an ancient form of portable shelter invented by Mongolian nomads.
Some yurts are so big they can sleep up to 15 people comfortably.
Yurts date back to Mongolia during the time of Genghis Khan.
Yurt camping is becoming increasingly popular.
Hocking Hills is a beautiful area of Ohio. There are rugged sandstone cliffs and formations and natural scenic beauty here.
Hocking Hills, OH is located about 4 hours south of Detroit (1 hour south of Columbus, OH).
Hocking Hills State Park has five main use areas: Ash Cave, Cedar Falls, Old Man’s Cave, Rockhouse, and Cantwell Cliffs. There are many hiking trails and rare plants here.
Lakes: Lake Logan in Hocking Hills State Park covers 400 acres, 320 acres of which is dry land, and is two miles long.
Canoeing and kayaking are popular activities in the Hocking Hills
Air Tours: Hocking Hills Scenic Air Tours offers airplane rides with views of the State Park.
Train Rides: The trains of the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway provide visitors with cool views of the area.
Astronomy: The John Glenn Astronomy Park, named after astronaut and US Senator John Glenn, opened in June 2018. During the day, visitors can study the position of the sun and orientation throughout the year. At night, visitors can see the planets and stars unobstructed by light pollution.
Hocking Hills Yurts Cabins
Laurelville, Ohio 43135
The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls (yurts)
21190 State Route 374
Logan, Ohio 43138
Hocking Hills Treehouse Cabins
South Bloomingville, Ohio 43152