Caesar Creek State Park - Waynesville, OH - Ohio State Parks

 
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Welcome to Caesar Creek State Park
Caesar Creek State Park is highlighted by clear blue waters, scattered woodlands, meadows and steep ravines. The 3,741-acre park offers some of the finest outdoor recreation in southwest Ohio including boating, hiking, camping and fishing. A new harbormaster facility (opened spring 2016) includes 112 leased docks as well as 12 transient docks for overnight stays. The building includes a retail area, concessions, public restrooms and seating area and water fountain. Showers and laundry facilities are available to dock leaseholders.

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Amenities

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Camping
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

Archery
An archery range is located off of Clarksville Rd. in the southwest portion of the park. The range is maintained by dedicated volunteers.

Boating
The 2,830-acre lake has an unlimited horsepower designation. Four launch ramps are situated around the lake. The Marina at Caesar Creek opened in April 2016 and features a harbormaster building as well as leased and transient docks. The building includes a retail area (boating accessories, clothing, fishing equipment, live bait, ice, etc.), concession area offering ice cream, sandwiches and beverages with indoor seating; public restrooms; and outside deck with seating area and water fountain. Exclusive features for boat dock leaseholders include showers and laundry facilities. The marina offers fuel (ethynol-free 89 octane) and pump out stations. The Wellman Boat Dock is a Carry In Carry Out areas. No trash cans are available. Please bring trash bags with you.

Fishing
Anglers can enjoy fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass and some of the best crappie fishing in the state. A valid Ohio fishing license is required.

Hunting
Hunting is permitted in the adjacent wildlife area during scheduled hunting seasons. A valid Ohio hunting license is required.

Picnicking
Four 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.
The Fifty-Springs or Cedar Point shelters may be reserved by calling the park office. These shelters are 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
The park features a 1,300-foot public beach. Changing booths are available. Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Swim at your own risk. Pets are NOT permitted on swimming beaches. The beach is a Carry In/Carry out area. No trash cans are available. Please bring trash bags with you.

Trails
Two trails are for hiking only:
Visitor Center Trail - 7.2 Miles - Moderate-Difficult
Spillway Trail - 4.3 Miles - Moderate-Difficult

Four bridle trails 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

Two mountain bike trails also allow hiking:
Fifty Springs Loop - 3.5 Miles - Easy - The Fifty Springs loop is an easy oval loop around the Fifty Springs peninsula, which is a two-mile road ride from the Harveysburg Road trail head. The trail includes one intermediate-level ravine crossing.
Mountain Bike Trail - 16 Miles - Difficult - The Harveysburg trail system spans the gap between Harveysburg Road and the campground, with 16 miles of trail made up of four principal loops plus connecting mileage. The first 2 miles of the main trail are suited for intermediate and advanced riders; steep climbs and drops on the remainder challenge advanced cyclists. Portions of the Buckeye Trail go through the park.

Winter Recreation
Under the proper conditions, park visitors can enjoy ice fishing and cross-country skiing.

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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Location

Address
8570 OH-73
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Latitude
39.51
Longitude
-84.02
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