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.

Try out the new interactive trail maps at !

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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

Support the Nature Center Association with your Kroger Rewards Card!  Go to the Community Rewards page at and log in to your Kroger account.  Then,  search for Nature Center Association of Caesar Creek either by name or XM917 and then click Enroll. New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card.

Visit the Nature Center on Pioneer Village Road!

Nature Center Fall and Winter hours: Saturday and Sunday, Noon - 4PM

Sun, Sept 23rd - Full Moon, Harvest Moon Canoe, 6PM.  Pre-register for this special event. Equipment provided, but limited. Pre-register on Eventbrite or email

Oct. 21 - Perimeter Hike, 10AM.  A guided hike on the 13 mile Perimeter Trail through some of our most scenic areas in the fall. Meet at the 50 Springs parking lot.

Download a Nature Center program calendar:


Oct. 20 & 21, Harvest Festival & Gathering:  Celebrate the harvest as the village is preparing for winter. For more information, go to the Pioneer Village Harvest page.


Saturday, September 22nd, Noon - 2PM  Prairie Seed Collecting  Join the park rangers and learn about Ohio’s native prairie plants. Come prepared to collect prairie seeds, which will be used to restore other prairies in southwest Ohio. Wear long pants, bug repellant and sunscreen. Bring gloves and small brown paper bags if you have them. For more information call the Visitor Center, 513-897-1050.

The BioBlitz originally scheduled for September 28-29 has been rescheduled for April 26-27, 2019.

Download a complete calendar of USACE events for 2018 here.

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.

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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