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Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
CAESAR CREEK GORGE STATE NATURE PRESERVE
CAESAR CREEK GORGE STATE NATURE PRESERVE
4080 Corwin Rd
Oregonia, Ohio   45054
Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
'Caesar Creek'

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Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
'Caesar Creek Damn'

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Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
'Caeser Creek'

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Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
'Caesar Creek Damn'

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The preserve's prime feature is the gorge that was formed by great volumes of glacial meltwater cutting down through the bedrock to expose Ordovician limestone and shale rich in fossils. The steep walls rise to 180 feet above the river. More than two miles of Caesar Creek flow through the gorge to the Little Miami State and National Scenic River.

The stream and its banks support a wide variety of plant and animal life. Many of the aquatic insects and small fish found here, such as darters, indicate excellent water quality.

The preserve also contains diverse habitat ranging from successional fields to heavily wooded hillsides with beech, maple, hickory and oak. A luxuriant herbaceous flora covers the floodplain, and a variety of prairie species is found on the shallow soil of the cliffs and in old fields. Adjacent to the preserve are 135 acres of Scenic River land, a river access site and the Corwin M. Nixon covered bridge.

This forested land, managed by the Division of Parks and Recreation, helps maintain bank stability, serves as an example of good floodplain land use and provides recreational access to the Little Miami State & National Scenic River.
Places To Find Supplies
Sweet Mornings Donut Shop - Liberty, INBakery
We offer the following donuts and muffins made fresh daily in our shop Glazed donuts,Twists,Plain and Chocolate Cake ,Apple Fritters,Honey Buns,Blueberry,Sour Creme,Donut Holes,Bars,Yeast rings,Tiger Tails,Filled Donuts,Berry Blast Muffin,Sin-A-Muffin.
45.8 miles from park*


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July 25 Love it at the PARK by Susie
John, Lady Annabella (our Sheltie) and myself love this place...we visit the park often to just take a walk, fish, or have a picnic.


Area Campgrounds

Cedarbrook Campground
760 Franklin Road
Lebanon, OH
513-932-7717


Frontier Campground
9580 Collett Road
Waynesville, OH
937-488-1127


Beechwood Acres Camping Resort
855 Yankee Rd
Wilmington, OH
937-289-2202


Paramount's Kings Island Campground
6300 Kings Island Dr.
Kings Island, OH
513-754-5541


Green Meadows Campground
4880 State Route 350 West
Clarksville, OH
937-289-2284


Olive Branch Campground, LLC
6985 Wilmignton Road
Oregonia, OH
513-932-2267


Pine Cove Campground LLC
764 Osborn Road
Wilmington, OH
937-382-0806


Area Fishing Related Businesses
Tackle Town USA
6329 State Route 380
Wilmington, OH
(937) 382-7627


Spillway Party Supply
7646 Oregonia Rd
Waynesville, OH
(513) 897-9334


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Rocky Fork Lake Cottages - Hillsboro, OHCottages and Cabins
Lake Front but not lake view. This cottage is situated on 3 Acres, mostly wooded. Rocky Fork Lake is a 2,000 acre quiet and secluded lake. Because of the heavy concentration of trees the lake is a secluded paradise hidden in the woods.
Web Site: vacationhomerentals.com/52625
37.9 miles from park*
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Located in Warren County 3 miles north of Oregonia. From I-71 take State Rte 73 west to Corwin Rd. The preserve sign is on the east side of the road.

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Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve
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