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Caesars Creek fishing Port Clinton

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.

No Broadheads allowed.

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.


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


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.

Mountain Bike Trails:

The five mile trail is extremely rugged and technical and is intended for riders with a high level of experience. Very steep grades, streams, fallen trees, and other hazards are common. The second trail is a loop around the peninsula in the 50 Springs Picnic Area. One mile of the trail has small rolling hills while the rest of the trail is relatively flat. Most grades are fairly shallow. This trail is intended for novices.

Mountain Biking Regulations:

  • Riders are encouraged to wear helmets at all times
  • Mountain biking is permitted only on the two designated mountain bike trails
  • Use extreme caution and know your own abilities. When in doubt, dismount and walk your bike.

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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.

For the latest Beach Water Quality Testing please visit:

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.

Caesar Creek State Park is located in Warren & Clinton Counties and is close to many area attractions! The closest town is Waynesville and is known for their antique shops, The Corps Of Engineers is located in the park and where you can fossil hunt or enjoy some of their programs, Kings Island Amusement Park, Ohio Renaissance Festival, Ozone Zipline Adventures, or Canoeing & Kayaking on the Little Miami River. Please visit the links below to see more!

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