Activity Facilities Quantity
Resource Land, acres 3,741
Water, acres 2,830
Nearby Wildlife Area, acres 2,959
Activities Fishing yes
Hunting yes
Hiking Trails, miles 43
Bridle Trails, miles 31
Backpack Trails, miles 14
Mountain Bike Trail, miles 8.5
Picnicking yes
Picnic Shelters, # 9
Swimming Beach, feet 1300
Beach Concession yes
Nature Center yes
Summer Nature Programs yes
Programs, year-round yes
Boating Boating Limits UNL
Seasonal Dock Rental, # 64
Launch Ramps, # 5
Winter Ice Skating yes
Ice Fishing yes
Cross-Country Skiing yes
Camping Campsites with Elec., # 285
Pet Area yes
Showers yes
Flush Toilets yes
Dumpstation yes
Youth Group Camp, capacity 75
Horsemen Campsites, # 30
Rent-A-RV Sites, # 1
Cedar Cabin, # 1
Camper Cabin, # 2


Caesar Creek State Park

8570 E State Route 73
Waynesville, OH 45068-9719

N 38° 43' 46.01", W 83° 13' 44.36"


Camp Office: 9000 Center Road
Wilmington, OH  45177
Park Office:
Campground Office:
Reservations for Camping , Getaway Rentals & Shelters:
Reserve online: 
  Reserve Campsites online   Reserve Getaway Rentals online   Reserve Fifty-Springs picnic shelter online

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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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)

  • Ice skating
  • Ice fishing
  • Cross country skiing


  • 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