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Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, Rockbridge

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Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve is a deep, cool gorge, which is only 100 feet wide in places and is considered by some to be the deepest in Ohio.
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  • My daughter and I have repeatedly enjoyed walking this trail (the lower one, as the upper one is a bit risky for children) with friends. The gentle waters, the rock faces showing years of erosion, the...  more »
  • Best little half mile hike you'll ever take - good for all ages. Most of the hike is paved and level so even young children and elderly can do it.. Be sure to bring a camera.  more »
  • not a big hiker, but these trails were gorgeous and easy to access! not too crowded on a September weekend either  more »
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  • Ohio's Grand Canyon! A must see in the Spring if you enjoy Ohio Wildflowers and in the Fall when the leaves are changing. There are 2 trails - one is handicap accessable - .5 miles. The Outer Rim trail is 2.5 miles of verying terrain with amazing views from within and above the tree canopy. Insider Tip: Hike the Outer Rim trail clockwise (go left) if you prefer a less strenuous hike. If you prefer challenging uphill terrain, hike the trail counter-clockwise (go right). Either direction you choose, you'll see amazing landscape views the entire hike.
  • Lovely spot to visit. Did both the gorge and the rim trails. The gorge trail is brief, and we saw lots of fellow walkers along the way. Fun to see the sandstone formations up close, and enjoy the cliffs towering above you. The rim trail is a more substantial hike, with a steep climb to start off, and then a sometimes rocky but relatively level walk around the rim. The east side affords the better views of the area overall, looking down and across at a broad landscape of trees and cliffs. The west side is greener and mostly covered by trees, but has some awesome views of cliffs covered with moss and ferns, and the gorge below.
  • Both trails are beautiful. The half mile one in the gorge is wheelchair accessible for part of the way. The rim trail is longer and will take 30-40 minutes to complete, definitely worth it for the views. Please donate, they keep this nature preserve very healthy and clean.
  • Amazing views, great hike!!! A great contrast to Old Man's Cave; far less touristy, fewer people and kids, and the thrill of walking along a 200-foot cliff that overlooks The Gorge and a beautiful view of Hocking Hills!!!
  • A beautiful nature preserve with two hikes. One flat and easy access short hike while another tougher hike. I went on the short hike due to time constraints. Was closer to getting dark. But the hike/walk still felt wonderful. :)