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.

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.

Try out the new interactive trail maps at trails.ohiodnr.gov !

Current weather and 7-day forecast here !
Lake level information updated daily: text  graph

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

Visit the Nature Center on Pioneer Village Road!

Nature Center Summer hours beginning May 13: Wed - Sun, Noon - 4PM

May 27, 10AM: Memorial Day Holiday Hike   Meet the Park Naturalist at the Nature Center for a 5 mile guided hike to the Fossil Fields.  See Pioneer Village, the Swinging Bridge, Horseshoe Falls and a Rock Gorge.

May 25 - 28:  Memorial Day Weekend Camp Out - A fun-filled weekend; make your camping reservation early.  Call 513-897-2437 for more information.

Download a complete calendar of special events hosted by the Nature Center for 2018 here.

Download a list of Summer 2018 Guided Hikes here.


May 26 - 27:  Pioneer Village Spring Gathering & Rifle Frolic, 9AM - 4PM

For more information, visit the Pioneer Village Events page.


May 28th, 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 ranger at 513- 897-1050.

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!

Other Park Activities and Information
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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