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 camping, fishing, boating, hunting, swimming, trails for hiking, biking, and horses -- plus a nature center. ​There is always something to do, so check out the activities, special events, and volunteer pages.

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The Nature center is located at:
4006 Pioneer Village Rd.
Waynesville, Oh 45068
Phone: 513-897-2437

Front of Nature Center in Spring

Welcome to the website for Caesar Creek State Park

Sponsored by the Nature Center Association of Caesar Creek

The mission of The Nature Center Association of Caesar Creek is to help people of all ages connect with wildlife and the natural environment through educational and recreational activities at Caesar Creek State Park.

Visit the Nature Center on Pioneer Village Road!

Nature Center Summer hours through Labor Day Weekend: Wed - Sun, Noon - 4PM

Every Thursday in August – Aug. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th – Sailing Kayaks, 2pm - Meet at the North Pool Boat Ramp Hand Launch. Equipment and instruction provided. Boats are limited. Pre-register for this free program on Eventbrite. Search Eventbrite for ‘Sailing Kayaks’ at Caesar Creek State Park.

Sat, Aug. 18th – Sunset Kayak / Canoe Wildlife Excursion, 7pm – Join us at the campground to watch the sunset on the lake. Equipment provided but limited. Pre-register on Eventbrite. Details on our Facebook page.

Sun, Aug. 19th - Fitness Hike; Marching Through Time-10am- Meet at the Nature Center to Hike through Pioneer Village’s March Through Time. Continue on past the swinging bridge and on to the beautiful Gorge Loop. Total miles; 7 or less.

Sept. 1-3 Labor Day Weekend Camp Out. A fun-filled weekend of activities.  Canoeing, kayaking, Stand up paddle boarding, archery and more.  Reserve your campsite today!

Download a Nature Center program calendar:


August 18 - 19, 10AM - 4PM  Keeping History Alive Timeline:  Interpreters and demonstrations representing the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and The Great War.  For more information, go to the Pioneer Village History Alive page.


August 25, 7AM - 2PM.  Take A Warrior Fishing Event and Ohio Free Fishing Day!   Veterans and their families have the opportunity to join local sportsman through the sport of fishing. Veterans who register for this event will have all fishing gear supplied for them. A barbeque luncheon will also be provided for veterans and their families. If you know of or are a veteran and would be interested in fishing with local sportsman, contact a park ranger at 513-897-1050. If you would like to volunteer or donate to this event contact rangers for more information. And don’t forget! Bring your kids to the Visitor Center and borrow a fishing pole, bait your hook and fish at our Kid’s Fishing Pond! This is an all day celebration of outdoor fun for the whole family!

Download a complete calendar of USACE events for 2018 here.

NCACC Memberships for 2018 are available!

The Nature Center Association of Caesar Creek (NCACC) is an organization of volunteers with the goals of preserving and improving Caesar Creek State Park and educating the public about the unique attributes of it. You can support these goals with your membership.  Please send $20 for each membership by check or money order (we apologize; we are not able to process credit/debit cards at this time) to this mailing address:

NCACC Membership
4006 Pioneer Village Road
Waynesville, OH  45068

Please specify the name(s) you want on your membership card(s) as well as an address to which we can mail them.  You may provide additional contact information if you wish.  You may also join in person at the Nature Center during hours.  You will receive a membership card as well as discounts at NCACC workshops throughout the year.  Thank you!

If you recently participated in an NCACC event, send us an email and tell us about it!  Please put the word "feedback" in the subject line.  We want to hear from you!

Caesar Creek State Park Location:
8570 E State Route 73, Waynesville, Ohio 45068-9719
Park Office: (513) 897-3055
Campground Office: (937) 488-4595
Reservations: (866) 644-6727

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