Paint Creek State Park

State: Ohio

Address 1: 280 Taylor Road

City: Bainbridge

Zip: 45612

Phone: 937- 981-7061

Open: Open all year

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 197

Electric: 197

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

Located amid the breathtaking scenery of the Paint Creek Valley, Paint Creek State Park features a large lake with fine fishing, boating and swimming opportunities. A modern campground and meandering trails invite outdoor enthusiasts to explore and enjoy the rolling hills and streams of this scenic area.

183 electric sites
14 electric premium sites
The campground features hot showers, flush toilets, laundry facilities and a dump station.
Two Deluxe camper Cabins, equipped with beds, TV and VCR, microwave, refrigerator, gas grill, and gas fireplace (season use only), can be rented year round.
Pet camping is permitted on designated sites.
A primitive horseman’s camp is available for riders who bring their own mounts.

Unlimited horsepower boating is permitted on Paint Creek.
Three launch ramps provide access to the lake.
Boat rentals, fuel and seasonal dock rentals are offered.

Hunting and Fishing
Anglers will enjoy good catches of saugeye, bluegill, bass, catfish and crappie at Paint Creek.
Hunting is permissible on the lake for waterfowl and on the adjacent wildlife area.
Pheasant, rabbit and white-tailed deer provide hunting excitement.
A valid Ohio hunting and/or fishing license is required.

A large 1,000-foot sand beach provides enjoyment for swimmers and sunbathers.
A bathhouse with restrooms and changing booths is available
Check for water quality advisories.

3 picnic areas with tables and grills are provided near the marina and the beach.
A picnic shelter at the camp ground is reservable online or by calling (866)-644-6727

Hikers can explore four trails from .75 miles to 2.5 miles long.
The trails, lined with delicate wildflowers, pass through open meadows and mature woodlands.
Trail riders will enjoy the 18.2 miles of bridle trails through scenic park lands.
There are 12miles of mountain bike trails.

More to Do
The nature center features displays of native wildlife and fish.
Miniature golf can be enjoyed for a small fee.
The camp office loans games and sports equipment to registered campers.
The camp area also features basketball, volleyball and horseshoe courts.
Rock climbing is permitted along the Harmony Trail and Spillway Wall.