Caesar Creek State Park


8570 E State Route 73
Waynesville, OH 45068-9719

GPS: N 38° 43' 46.01", W 83° 13' 44.36"

Camp Office:

9000 Center Road
Wilmington, OH  45177

Park Office: 513-897-3055
Campground Office: 937-488-4595
Reservations for Camping , Getaway Rentals & Shelters: 866-644-6727

Reserve online: 
  Reserve Campsites online   Reserve Getaway Rentals online   Reserve Fifty-Springs picnic shelter online

Park Map | Campground Map | Trails

Camping  Reserve Campsites online

  • 283 electric sites
  • Showers, flush toilets, and pet camping in designated areas
  • Playground equipment and basketball court
  • Equestrian camp with 30 sites is available on a "first come, first served" basis

Getaway Rentals   Reserve Getaway Rentals online

  • 2 camper cabins are available from April 1 to October 31
    • Each unit sleeps up to 4
    • Features include electric outlets and fan for ventilation, porch with charcoal grill, and fire ring
    • Linens, dishes, and cooking utensils are not provided
    • Daily housekeeping is not available
  • 2 cedar cabin are available from April 1 to October 31
    • Each unit opens to one room, with full bed and a bunk bed, that can sleep up to 4 people
    • Bathroom with shower
    • Amenities include TV, refrigerator, microwave, cook stove, coffeemaker, electric outlets, A/C, heater, porch with charcoal grill, and fire ring
    • Linens, dishes and cooking utensils are not provided
    • Daily housekeeping is not available

Boating

  • 2,830-acre lake has an unlimited horsepower designation
  • 4 launch ramps are situated around the lake
  • Seasonal dry moorage rentals are available for 64 boats
  •  Boat ramp off State Route 73 and Wellman Boat Dock are Carry In Carry Out areas • No trash cans are available • Please bring trash bags with you

Trails

  • 2 hiking only trails
    • Visitor Center Trail • 7.2 Miles • Moderate-Difficult
    • Spillway Trail • 4.3 Miles • Moderate-Difficult
  • 4 bridle trails that also allow hiking
    • Rosebriar Trail • 2 Miles • Easy
    • Moonlit Vista Trail • 3.7 Miles • Easy
    • Farmer's Trace Trail • 4 Miles • Easy
    • Silidago Downs Trail • 28 Miles • Easy
  • 2 mountain bike trails that also allow hiking
    • Fifty Springs Loop • 3.5 Miles • Easy
    • Mountain Bike Trail • 18 Miles • Difficult
  • Portions of the Buckeye Trail go through the park

Fishing

  • Anglers can enjoy fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass and some of the best crappie fishing in the state
  • Valid Ohio fishing license is required

Picnicking   Reserve Fifty-Springs picnic shelter online

  • 4 picnic areas with tables, grills and drinking water are located throughout the park
  • Picnic shelters are available near the Pioneer Village, at the Fifty-Springs picnic area, and in the campground
  • Fifty-Springs shelter may be reserved online or by calling 866-644-6727 • This shelter is a Carry in Carry out area • No trash cans are available • Please bring trash bags with you
  • Shelters at the Pioneer Village and the campground are not reservable, but "first come first served"
  • Hopewell Day Lodge, offering a meeting room and kitchen with outdoor tables and grills, can be reserved for family reunions and club meetings • Reservations can be made  online or by calling 866-644-6727

Swimming

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)

  • Ice skating
  • Ice fishing
  • Cross country skiing

Hunting

  • Hunting is permitted in the adjacent wildlife area during scheduled hunting seasons
  • Valid Ohio hunting license is required

Expanded Information

  • Caesar Creek State Park leases the land from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District at Caesar Creek Lake provides plenty of information to make your visit more enjoyable

More To Do

  • The park's nature center houses interesting displays of the cultural and natural history of the area
  • Naturalist programs are offered year round
  • The pioneer village features 15 historic buildings depicting life in the early 1800s
  • Playground equipment is offered at some day-use areas of the park

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