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Meet our naturalists and see what's happening at the nature center in the quarterly newsletter link below:

Our Raptors

Scout, an

​Eastern Screech Owl

For more information on upcoming events please visit the Facebook Page:


Stryker, our new Red Tailed Hawk

Our Nature Center 

OK, the animals in the picture aren't really there, but the building and trails are, and you can learn all about the animals at the nature center.

Plus, meet our reptiles and amphibians, learn about birds & fossils, picnic & play.

So come visit us!!

Help us welcome the newest members of our nature center

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The Nature center is located at:

4006 Pioneer Village Rd.

Waynesville, Oh 45068

(p) 513-897-2437

The Nature Center hours vary seasonally.   It is currently open:

                   Wed-Fri, and Sun:     Noon to 4:00PM

                   Sat:                            10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Northern Barred Owl

American Kestrel

                                                  Caesar Creek Nature Center

                                                                      (not to be confused with the Visitor's Center)

A full of hands-on opportunity for people of all ages.  It offers a wide range of Naturalist programming, such as archery, fishing, nature hikes, and kayaking, as well as an up close and personal experiences with some of our native wildlife.  Special events are scheduled throughout the year; including fitness hikes, water activities, special camping weekends, fun holiday events and much more.  Please come out and join in the fun!

Playground photos coming soon!