Top Adventures in Waynesville

  • Fossil Hunt at Caesar Creek

    The location of the fossil hunt is within the emergency spillway of the Caesar Creek Dam. Once there, simply look at the ground and at any rocks in the vicinity. It won't take long to find a variety of Ordovician fossils; Trilobites (Ohio's State ...

  • Hike to Horseshoe Falls

    Starting from the Flat Fork Ridge Recreation Area parking lot near the dam in Caesar Creek State Park, take the trail to the right of the parking lot if you're looking towards the lake. You will hike through the woods for a short period, then emer...

    2.2 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike at Bill Yeck Park

    Take the whole family out on an afternoon adventure to Bill Yeck Park!  This park has over 6 miles of hiking trails, spanning all levels of difficulty and terrain, including pavement, crushed gravel, mowed grass, and dirt paths. They range from 0....

    3 miles 177 ft gain

  • Trail Run at Sweet Arrow Reserve

    Like forests? Like fields? How bout running in them? If so, this is the park for you! There's a map at the parking lot to help you navigate each trail and plan your route. The parking lot also has plenty of space and a porta-john. Trails are short...

    3.1 miles 164 ft gain

  • Camp at Morgan's Riverside Campground

    The camping spots at Morgan's are right along the Little Miami River, making it a peaceful and beautiful place to camp. There are more than 50 sites to camp at. (Note: not all camp sites are along the water.) The campsites vary in size. There are ...

  • Take a Stroll around the Pond at Delco Park

    The main attraction at the park is of course the large pond, with paved walking trails leading around it. Jutting out into the middle is a covered fishing pavilion, and you're likely to see several people casting rods there and along the southern ...

  • Hike the Adirondack Trail at Hills & Dales MetroPark

    Hills & Dales MetroPark is surprisingly large, spanning 63 acres and nestled between two golf courses. When hiking here, it is quite easy to forget that it is surrounded by a city and is just a couple miles south of Dayton. The Adirondack Trai...

    2.92 miles 230 ft gain

  • Disc Golf at Sol Arnovitz Park

    This course has some tough points, especially with some water hazards, but for the most part is very forgiving. In many places you can retrieve any discs you lose to the creek, and there aren't any areas of dense thicket or tall grasses that are p...

  • Photograph the Five Rivers Fountain of Lights

    Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, these massive water fountains operate several times each day according to a rigid schedule: 10-minute intervals at the top of the hour, Mon.-Fri., 6:55 AM-9:55 PM and weekends 10:55 AM-9:55 PM. The five fountain...

  • Discover the Complete History of US Aviation

    The best part about this adventure? It is FREE!  Free parking, free WiFi, and yes, you can see all sorts of planes from the SR-71 Blackbird to past Air Force Ones, all without paying a dime. Some planes you are even able to walk through to get a g...

  • Hike to Cedar Cliff Falls

    Starting from the Indian Mound Reserve parking lot, follow the private drive back until the signs indicate to follow the trail through the woods to the right, about 1/4 mile. Make sure you stay right of the painted yellow line on the road, trespas...

    2.6 miles 250 ft gain

  • Hike the Gorge Trail at Indian Mounds

    Cedarville, Ohio is known for its expansive farmland, but in the Indian Mounds Park you'll find several unique features, such as the cavern located on the Gorge Trail!  This cave is formed out of the side of a cliff and is perfect for easy explora...

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    • Waynesville, Ohio

      Caesar Creek Lake

      Overview Caesar Creek Lake is located in southwest Ohio, centered between Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. Visitors flock to Caesar Creek Lake for its great fishing, boating, Visitor Center and tra...

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      Cj Brown Dam And Reservoir Dam Site (Oh)

      Overview C.J. Brown Reservoir is located in west-central Ohio, two miles northeast of Springfield; thirty-five miles northeast of Dayton, and forty-five miles west of Columbus.Recreation There are ...

    • Bainbridge, Ohio

      Paint Creek Dam Site

      Overview Paint Creek Dam Site Area, located on Paint Creek Lake, offers great opportunities for outdoor recreation in the Scioto area of southwestern Ohio. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, camping,...

    • Williamsport, Ohio

      Deer Creek Lake Day Use

      Overview Deer Creek Lake Day Use Area is located just below the dam at Deer Creek Lake, 35 miles southwest of Columbus, Ohio. The lake provides an ideal location for boating, fishing, camping, hiki...

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