The Hocking Hills Area of Southeast Ohio is one of the top natural areas in the United States. It has over 5 million visitors per year which is more than most National Parks. There is just a special feeling from the beauty and peacefulness of the area that draws visitors back again and again. All but the last two of the following State Parks are within a 10 mile radius.
Travel tip: Drive to the State Parks early in the day to avoid crowds.