Buck Creek State Park - Springfield, OH - Ohio State Parks



1901 Buck Creek Ln
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Welcome to Buck Creek State Park
Buck Creek State Park lies in a fertile agricultural area, rich in Ohio’s history. The park’s recreational facilities center around the 2,120-acre lake, offering endless water-related opportunities. Visitors enjoy the many wetlands, broad meadows and wildlife at this diverse 1,896-acre park.

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Within Facility
89 electric sites
22 non-electric sites
Campground facilities include showers, flush toilets and dump station
Pets are permitted on designated sites
Boat camping is permitted in designated areas
Bike rentals are offered at the camp office, and the campground offers many activities to campers, including a camper's beach

26 cabins situated in a wooded area with several offering a view of the lake
Each has two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the other with a twin size bed and a full size bed combined with a twin bunk on top
Bath with a shower
Living room with a trundle bed
Complete kitchen
Dining area
Screened porch
Air conditioning
32" flat screen TV with cable
Outdoor fire rig, grills and a picnic table
One cabin is fully accessible
Linens, towels, cooking and eating utensils are provided
Daily housekeeping service is NOT provided
Pets are allowed in select cabins, please call (866) 644-6727 for more information

Boating with unlimited horsepower is permitted on the 2,120-acre lake. A four-lane launch ramp provides access to the lake. The marina provides fuel, snack bar, bait shop and seasonal dock rental.

Disc Golf
An 18-hole disc golf course is located on Park Road 10. When you enter the park, follow the directional signs. Bring your own equipment. Rental is not available.

Fishermen enjoy fine catches of walleye, bass and pan fish. A fishing pier is open to the public and is wheelchair accessible. A valid Ohio fishing license is required.

Hunting is permitted in designated areas. A valid Ohio hunting license is required.

Nine picnic areas provide tables and grills in scenic locations. Two picnic shelters can be reserved online or by calling (866) 644-6727. A picnic shelter near the dam can be reserved by calling the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office (937) 325-2411.

Buck Creek State Park features a 2,400-foot sand beach. Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Swim at your own risk. Vending machines are available at the beach. Pets are NOT permitted on swimming beaches.

9.5 miles of hiking trails offer opportunities for nature study, bird watching and other wildlife observation.
Buckhorn Trail - 7.5 Miles - Moderate
Lakeview Trail - 2 Miles - Moderate
The park features a 7.5 mile, moderate bridle trail.

Winter Recreation
Under the proper conditions, park visitors can enjoy sledding, ice fishing, and cross-country skiing. Snowmobiles are permitted on the bridle trail.

More to Do
Volleyball and basketball courts, tetherball and horseshoe pits. Shuffleboard and playground equipment. Bicycle rental is available.
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