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

Front of Nature Center in Spring

Visit the Nature Center on Pioneer Village Road!

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

July 27th Lightning Bug Roundup and Full Moon Night Hike 8pm-10 pm- Meet the Park Naturalist at the Nature Center to experience a program about lightning bugs. Afterwards, learn how nocturnal wildlife navigates the night by exploring your 5 senses on a full moon hike with the Park Naturalist. Total miles; 3.

Aug. 11 Meteor Shower Camp Out. Watch the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower on the beach. Fun activities and star-gazing with the Cincinnati Astronomical Society. Camp on the beach for free that night. Food and drinks available. All funds raised support the Nature Center. 

Download a Nature Center program calendar:


July 16 - 20, 9am to 3pm daily: Pioneer Day Camp; registration required.  For more information, go to the Pioneer Village Daycamp page.


July 17th -20th, 10:00am - noon each day.  Junior Rangers is a four day program for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. The program is designed to help children gain a better understanding of the environment and the role they play in it. Of course, nature is fun; therefore, each day the program is filled with hands-on activities and games to re-enforce the concepts being covered. There is a $20.00 materials fee, per child, for this program due before July 10th. Pre-registration is required. After July 10th registration goes up to $25.00 per child. For more information or to register, call 513-897-1050. Each child will receive a Jr. Ranger book, patch, badge, and certificate of completion.

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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