Clinton County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).




Anliot-Davidson Woods (County Park)
  • Location: 885 Pyle Road – 1 mi. east of Clarksville Road and Pyle Road in Adams Township
  • Park size: 58 acres
  • Total trail length: 0.8 miles
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Limited bow hunting with written permission of park
Caesar Creek (State Park)
  • Trail map
  • Trail descriptions
  • Park size: 3,741 acres
  • Total trail length: Hiking: 11.5 miles, Bridle: 37.7 miles, Mountain bike: 9 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Archery range
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (1,300 ft beach), boating, nature center, visitors center, fossil hunting
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Caesar Creek
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of Caesar Creek
Caesar Creek Lake Wildlife Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Park size: 10,186 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Fishing Map for Caesar Creek Lake Wildlife Area
  • Enhanced Fishing Map for Caesar Creek Lake Wildlife Area
Cherrybend Pheasant Farm (Hunting Preserve)
  • 2326 Cherrybend Rd., Wilmington, Ohio 45177
  • Park size: 640 acres
  • Permit required
  • Dog friendly
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Pheasant hunting w dog
Collett Woods Nature Preserve (County Preserve)
  • Location: 8901 SR 73 W – 1.5 mi. west of Caesar Creek Market in Chester Township
  • Park size: 60 acres
  • Total trail length: 1.2 miles
Cowan Lake (State Park)
  • 1750 Osborn Road, Wilmington, OH 45177
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,075 acres
  • Total trail length: 6 miles hiking + 1 mil mountain bike
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (1,000 ft beach), boating, sledding
  • Campground Map
  • Map of Cottage Area
  • Park Map for Cowan Lake
Culberson Woods (State Nature Preserve)
  • 8865 State Rte 730, Clarksville, Ohio 45113
  • GPS coordinates: N39.369100, W83.938450
  • Park size: 280 acres
  • Unimproved site
Dr. Nathan Hale Woods (formerly Terrell-Hanaghan Woods) (County Preserve)
  • Location: 2979 Clarksville Road at the intersection of Cowan Creek Road in Vernon Township
  • Park size: 60 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Limited bow hunting with written permission of park




Last Update: 2017-07-24 16:32:02

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