Swimming

The park features a 1,300-foot public beach. Changing booths are available. Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Swim at your own risk. Pets are NOT permitted on swimming beaches. 
The beach is a Carry In Carry out area. No trash cans are available. Please bring trash bags with you.

There is also a small beach located at the Campground for registered campers.

Fishing

Hunting

Caesar Creek State Park offers thousands of acres of lands for hunting.  Much of the State Park itself can be hunted during season, and the adjacent 1500 acre Spring Valley Wildlife Area is open to hunting as well.
Pursuant to Ohio Administrative Code, no person shall at any time take, hunt, trap, kill, pursue, or shoot at any wildlife and/or wild animals by any means within four hundred feet of any nature trail, picnic area, construction area, state trail, service area, camping area, residence, barn, service building, shelter house, beach, water or sewage treatment facility, backpack trail, latrine, parking lot, cabin, lodge, or other structure or to shoot on, from, or across any road, or driveway within any area administered by the division.
There is an area just east and north of the campgrounds reserved for deer hunting by bow only, open for hunting from November 15th to January 31st

Hike and Ride

Caesar Creek has several miles of trails for Hiking, Mountain Biking, and Horseback Riding.  You may hike on all the trails, but Mountain Biking and Horseback Riding must stick to their designated trails.

Archery

The Archery Range is located next to the Day Lodge Group Camp on Middletown Rd. off of Clarksville Rd. There are targets set up at 10, 20, 30, and 40yds. Past that section there are multiple lanes set up down the trail. No equipment is provided. You must bring your own. Broadhead arrows are NOT allowed.


Please observe the following regulations:


  • No hunting within 400' of any building, roadway, parking lot, or path.
  • No permanent stands or blinds.
  • Do not damage any state property, including signs and trees.
  • Refer to Ohio Hunting & Trapping Regulations 2016 - 2017 for up to date Laws.

Caesar Creek Lake offers many opportunities for anglers.  The lake has over forty miles of shoreline with many small and large coves, standing trees, and stump areas.  The average lake depth ranges from twenty feet at the north end of the lake to over 100 feet on the south end near the dam.

This varied lake provides perfect habitat for many species of fish of interest to anglers.  These include the following:

Largemouth Bass       Small-mouth Bass        Kentucky Spotted Bass        White Bass      Bluegill
Crappy         Channel Catfish        Flathead Catfish         Carp
In addition, Saugeye and Muskellunge are stocked annually.

There are numerous places to fish from the shore on the lake.  Some of the more convenient areas are at the dead end of Ward Rd., the fishing platform near the Park Office and under the St. Rt. 73 bridge.

Visit the Caesar Creek Young Angler's Pond. Fishing exclusively for kids under16 years of age.

All anglers must have a valid Ohio fishing license.

The 2,830-acre lake is an unlimited horsepower designation. There are Five launch ramps that are situated around the lake. They are:


Haines Boat Ramp - This is the northern most boat ramp near cornstalk rd.

North Pool Boat Ramp - Located on the north side of St. Rt. 73 past the park office and the beach.

Furnas Shores - Located on the south side of St. Rt. 73 opposite from the North Pool Ramp.(Steepest of the Ramps)

Wellman Boat Ramp - This is the southern most ramp closest to the Dam located off of Oregonia Rd.

Campground Boat Ramp - Located in the Campground for registered campers to use or $3 car pass per use or $25 Season Pass.


Boating access on the far right side of the beach. Two boat swim areas located on the Northern and Southern ends of the lake.


Brand New Marina: Has 112 Seasonal Slips and 10 Transient Slips.

Concession Building & Fuel


For Boat Storage options there is a Dry Moorage Area that holds 64 Boats.

Storage Costs are $150 from April - Oct. & $150 for Winter storage

To be put on a waitlist please call (937) 382-1096


The Marina now sells boat registrations. Please call (513) 897-1092 for more info.