On-Site Activities


Enjoy more than 76 wooded acres with secluded walking trails and an individual fire ring at each cabin. Enjoy the great outdoors, right outside your cabin.

Kick Back Ridge is just a short country drive from the following attractions:

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Tar Hollow State Park

2 miles | Driving Directions

Twisting park and forest roads pass through deep ravines and dense woodlands. Scattered shortleaf and pitch pines growing on the ridges were once a source of pine tar for early settlers, hence the name Tar Hollow. Dogwoods, redbuds and a variety of wildflowers color the hillsides in the springtime. Fall’s pageant of color is spectacular.

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Tecumseh Outdoor Drama

6 miles | Driving Directions

“Tecumseh!” The ultimate outdoor drama experience. Witness the epic life story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700’s. “Tecumseh!” has been labeled as one of the most mesmerizing dramas in the nation.

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Great Seal State Park

8 miles | Driving Directions

Great Seal State Park is dedicated to the wilderness spirit of Ohio. The history of the Shawnee nation and Ohio’s early statehood is centered in these rugged hills. Challenging trails through the 1,862-acre park take visitors to scenic vistas of distant ridgetops and the Scioto Valley below. These very hills are depicted on the Great Seal of the State of Ohio, from which the park gets its name.

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Hocking Hills Region

10 miles |  Driving Directions To Welcome Center (30 miles)

Welcome to Hocking Hills Ohio, where waterfalls, remarkable hiking trails and amazing wildlife await. Whether it’s antiques, fine art, breathtaking scenery, a hike to Old Man’s Cave or a getaway in a woodland cabin, you’ll find it all just outside Logan in southeast Ohio. Finding fun things to do in Ohio and outdoor activities has never been easier. The official website of the Hocking Hills Tourism Association will be your tour guide for your next Ohio vacation, and help you and your family find amazing places to visit in Ohio and in Hocking Hills.

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Historic Chillicothe

11 miles |  Driving Directions

From historical sites to architecture, and the Chillicothe Paints professional baseball team, to over 30 miles of biking and walking trails, “Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama,” and exceptional shopping and dining – every moment is one to remember!

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Chillicothe Paints Baseball

12 miles | Driving Directions

The Paints are a collegiate summer baseball team based in Chillicothe. The team is a member of the summer collegiate Prospect League.

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Hopewell Culture National Historical Park 

13 miles | Driving Directions

A USA national historical park with earthworks and burial mounds from the Hopewell culture, inidigenous people who flourished from about 200 bc to AD 500.

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Yoctangee Park  

14 miles | Driving Directions

A public park adjacent to the first Capital district. Home of the Feast of the Flowering  Moon festival and many others.

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Adena Mansion and Garden Historic Site 

17 miles | Driving Directions

Adena was a 2000 acre estate of Thomas Worthington, the sixth Governor of Ohio and has been restored as much as it did in 1806.  Expansive garden and beautiful home to tour.

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Waters Edge Canoe Livery

18 miles | Driving Directions

Enjoy a relaxing float down beautiful Paint Creek, with 4 different trips we’re sure you’ll have fun. With varying water levels throughout the season it’s great for the beginner to the advanced canoe or kayak enthusiast. There are stretches of long easygoing pools, shallow riffles, rocks, and logs along the way, great for the anglers who want to get their line wet.

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John Glenn Astronomy Park

22 miles | Driving Directions

The John Glenn Astronomy Park in Hocking Hills is dedicated to sparking an interest in science, learning, and exploration by sharing with visitors the wonders of the sky, both day and night.

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Hocking Hills Canopy Tours

29 miles |  Driving Directions

Nature-Lover or Thrill-Seeker you’ll “find yourself” at Hocking Hills Canopy Tours. The most acclaimed Zipline in Ohio, with six award-winning outdoor adventures for the entire family.

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Lake Logan State Park

30 miles | Driving Directions

One of the best fishing lakes in Ohio awaits sportsmen in Hocking County at Lake Logan State Park. The lake sports northern pike, bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish and saugeye. Lake Logan is a day-use park that provides scenic picnic areas and secluded walking paths to enjoy the wooded beauty of Ohio’s hill country.

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Ross Lake

8 miles | Driving Directions

Ross Lake is a 127 acres lake surrounded by 1200 acre wildlife area Great fishing opportunity for large mouth bass, redear sunfish, crappie, bluegill, and channel catfish.

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