Rock House is located in Hocking Hills State Park - 16526 Ohio 374, Laurelville, OH 43135
GPS Tracking: 39.495240, -82.615252
Things to note: You will have to hire your own minister or clergy. The waterfall can be seasonal! If there is a drought in the area, streams running through the caves may be dry and no waterfalls exist.
Who to contact about the wedding facilities: Park Office: (740) 385-6842, Ext: 202.
Write a letter to the park addressed to the park manager and stating: time of wedding, date of wedding and place. It is imperative that you have backup dates in case there is another wedding already set or there are special events. Also give a daytime phone number and address. You will be sent a permit if the site is available. Permits, as of December 2012, are between $35.00 to $45.00.
The address is:
Hocking Hills State Park, 19852 State Route 664 S Logan, Ohio 43138
Time is limited to 1/2 hour including set up and tear down of wedding decorations. You cannot alter or leave anything behind (this includes rose petals, rice, bird seed). Floral arrangements have to be taken out after the wedding ceremony and no decorations can be placed on the trees, rocks or natural features. No one can stop the flow of hiking traffic going through the park and wedding traffic must stay on the trail.
Rock House: It is about a 3/4 mile hike back to the cave, a rugged and dirt path that can be muddy on rainy and snowy days. There is a picnic area and shelter just inside the parking lot. There are pit toilets available.