Welcome to the website for Caesar Creek State Park!

Sponsored by the Nature Center Association of Caesar Creek

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 its unique attributes.    Learn more about the Nature Center Association...


Nature Center hours vary seasonally.  Currently they are:  Saturday, 1 PM - 3 PM

Programs and Events

  • Caesar Creek State Park and Nature Center

May 24: Holiday Hike --- Meet at the Nature Center for a Guided Hike. See Pioneer Village, the Swinging Bridge, Horseshoe Falls, a rock gorge and the fossil fields. Hike starts at 10am. 5 miles, or less, your choice.

May 26, 1PM:  Bluebird Box Workshop at the Nature Center --- Fun for the entire family! Build your own Bluebird Box.  All materials are provided and the kit is ready to build.  Pre-registration is required.  Come learn about this special bird, how to attract them to your yard, and how to monitor your box.  See our Facebook page for details or email: caesarnaturecenter@gmail.com

May 24 - 27:  Memorial Day Weekend Campout --- Join us at the Campground for the official start of our free canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, archery and other Naturalist programs. Remember to make your reservations early before.


  • U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center

May 27, 1PM - 3PM:  The Great Fossil Hunt --- The ancient Ordovician Sea has disappeared, but evidence of marine life is abundant in the Caesar Creek Region.  Meet at the Visitor Center for a program about these fascinating creatures, including the trilobite.  Afterward, go to the Emergency Spillway to identify and study a diversity of fossils.  For more information, contact a Park Ranger at 513-897-1050.


  • Caesar Creek Pioneer Village

May 18 & 19, 10AM - 4PM:  Spring Gathering --- Step back in time and join the Village as we welcome the pioneers and traders who have come to trade and replenish their supplies from the winter as part of our Spring Gathering.  For more information, visit  the Pioneer Village Spring Gathering page.


A look at Forestry with Pat Migliozzi, from the ODNR Division of Forestry.

Now available! Download an index to all the programs from #1 in 2008 to #120 in 2019!  Learn more about Nature's Corner ...


Upcoming Events, Planning, and Downloadable Calendars

July 9 - 12:  Junior Rangers Day Camp

July 16 - 20:  Pioneer Day Camp



Current lake conditions


Visit the Nature Center on Pioneer Village Road!
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


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. ‚ÄčThere is always something to do, so check out the activities, special events, and volunteer pages.


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