Hocking River Eco Adventure


Hocking College presents a full all-inclusive day May 18th exploring the origins, natural history, and ecosystems of the important but often overlooked Hockhocking River. Enjoy a guided tour of Rock Mill, canoeing a beautiful section of the river, engaging with Shawnee living history, locally crafted hors d’oeuvres and fresh local fare lunch on the river, state naturalist-led wildflower and native plant walk, and a scrumptious dinner at Rhapsody with live music and lore from the Appalachian Storytellers Guild.

Basic/beginner canoe experience encouraged. Paddle will be a 2-3 mile relaxed pace with multiple stops, including lunch. Transport, safety, instruction, boats & gear, water, food, and all aspects of the guided tour included. Participants need only their own water bottle and river appropriate attire. This is an all-inclusive package. 

All tour guides, employees, businesses, fare, and souvenirs originate from our local region. These collaborations and products provide a social, economic, and environmental benefit to our area.   

When: May 18, 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Where: Departing from Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville 45764
Cost: $300.00 per paddling pair. Limited to only 14 spaces (7 pairs)
More information and register: Visit the Hocking River Eco Tour website here.

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