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Ohio whitewater, Caesar Creek

Warren county, Caesar Creek Lake to Little Miami River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     2.8 miles
 
Caesar creek was named after Caesar a African man captured and adopted by the Shawnee (The Frontiersman, by Alan Eckert).  The creek was a favorite hunting place for Caesar, and still bears his name to this day. Caesar never tried to escape the Shawnee but did help Boone escape showing Boone the best way back into Kentucky territory. If the water is low forget it go home. Dagger Dave and I once pushed the limit on low water on Caesar and had
    to drag that 3 miles. There is a gauge on AW. I live in Knoxville, Tn but have kayaked all over the country. Ohio has some very nice streams along with neighboring states just cause its ''easy'' doesn't mean it's no fun,
I have been a raft guide in Tennessee and West by God Virgina, for 12 years this season 2010, I have ran Caesar's 4 times and think it's as pretty and nice as any other out there it is all in you head how much you enjoy, Russell Fork, Caesar's, Gauley, Nolichucky, the whitewater varies, but what you get out of the river and the moment doesn't change a bit... see ya at the Put In Says Tim Richmond

Caesar creek is at most class 2. I
 
work as a river guide in Tennessee and West Virgina, and Caesar's a pretty run lots of history with the shawnee. Says Tim Richmond

This can be run only when the USGS gauge is 7' or more, or when the ouflow from the dam is about 400 cfs. Says Gwen English

There are wave trains of approximately 2 feet in height. It is overall just a fun long set rapids for 3 miles Says Jay W.

If you're coming from Dayton it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down. The Caesar Creek Lake to Little Miami River section of Caesar Creek is 2.

Caesar Creek, Caesar Creek Lake to Little Miami River road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Caesar Creek.
 Whitewater Near Caesar Creek:
Caesar Creek, Warren County, 2 miles away
      Class II+ - 2.8 miles long (Caesar Creek Lake to Little Miami River)
Hall's Creek, Warren County, 7 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 1.25 miles long (Shawhan Road to Hall's Creek Road)
Second Creek, Warren County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.25 miles long (State Route 132 to Confluence with Todd's Fork)
Mad River, Montgomery County, 17 miles away
      Class II+ - 0 miles long (Huffman Dam)
Stonelick Creek, Clermont County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (St. Route 131 to St. Route 132)
Horner Run, Clermont County, 19 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1 miles long (Cook Road to I-275)
Brushy Fork, Clermont County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2 miles long (Brushy Fork Road to Stonelick Creek)
Hershel Run, Clermont County, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.35 miles long (Belfast Road to Stonelick Creek)
Little Miami River, Clermont County, 21 miles away
      Class I - 0.5 miles long (Kelly Nature Preserve to St Route 126)
Backbone Creek, Clermont County, 22 miles away
      Class III-V - 1.5 miles long (Elmwood Road to East Fork of Little Miami River)
 Ski Areas Near Caesar Creek:
Mad River Mountain, Ohio , 52 miles away, 300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 24 runs
Perfect North, Indiana , 59 miles away, 400 foot drop, 10 lifts, 23 runs
Spicy Run Mountain, Ohio , 64 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Caesar Creek:
Knights Inn Lebanon, Lebanon , 8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites DAYTON-CENTERVILLE, Centerville , 9 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites DAYTON SOUTH - I-675, Dayton , 11 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Dayton South, Dayton , 11 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Dayton South, OH, Dayton , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Caesar Creek:
Olive Branch Campground, Oregonia, 3 miles away
Miller's Gun Club and Camp Grnds, Waynesville, 5 miles away
Caesar Creek Camping, Waynesville, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Caesar Creek:
Lakeview Trail, Clinton , 14 miles away
Beechnut Loop Trail, Clinton , 14 miles away
Dogwood Trail, Clinton , 14 miles away
Lakeview Trail, Clermont , 15 miles away
Oldfield Trail, Clinton , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Caesar Creek:
Caesar Creek State Park, Ohio , 12 miles away
Cowan Lake State Park, Ohio , 14 miles away
Stonelick State Park, Ohio , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Caesar Creek:
Holly Hills Barn, Waynesville , 3 miles away
Holly Hills Golf Club, Waynesville , 3 miles away
Bel-Wood Country Club, Morrow , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Caesar Creek
Cowan Lake, Clinton , 12 miles away

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