Caesar Creek State Park

State: Ohio

Address 1: 8570 E State Route 73

City: Waynesville

Zip: 45068

Phone: 513-897-3055 937-488-4595

Open: Open all year

Open all Year: Yes

Number of Sites: 313

Camp URL:

Full Hook: Yes

Caesar Creek State Park is highlighted by clear blue waters, scattered woodlands, meadows and steep ravines. The park offers some of the finest outdoor recreation in southwest Ohio including boating, hiking, camping and fishing.

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
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
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 • 6 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

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, the other 2 are “first come first served”
Fifty-Springs shelter is a Carry in Carry out area • No trash cans are available • Please bring trash bags with you
A day lodge, offering a meeting room and kitchen with outdoor tables and grills, can be rented for family reunions and club meetings

1,300-foot public beach
Changing booths are available
Beach is a Carry In Carry out area • No trash cans are available • Please bring trash bags with you
Check for water quality advisories

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

Area Attractions
Blue Jacket outdoor drama
King’s Island amusement park
Waynesville Sauerkraut Festival
Fort Ancient State Memorial
Little Miami Scenic State Park
Cowan Lake State Park
The Little Miami Scenic River offers many canoeing opportunities and spectacular scenery
A history of Ohio’s pioneers is illustrated throughout the Caesar Creek region. Remnants of their lifestyles are reflected today at the Pioneer Village situated around the Levi Lukens cabin built in 1807. Other buildings dating from 1790 are reconstructed on the site
Caesar Creek Gorge, a state nature preserve operated by the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, features a 180 foot deep gorge displaying unique geologic formations. Visitation during daylight hours only.
For information on other local attractions, visit
Warren County Convention and Visitors Bureau website or call 800-791-4FUN (4386)
Ohio Tourism Division website or call 1-800-BUCKEYE.