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Buck Creek State Park

Buck Creek State Park is located in Clark Co. near Springfield, 48 miles west of Columbus. Tucked in between farm fields, prairies & wetlands, this landscape was once the stomping grounds of pioneer hero Simon Kenton. Go hiking on 6.5 mi. of nature trails, or horseback riding on 10 mi. of bridle trails (bring your own horse). The connector trail at the beach provides access to the paved Green County Trail corridor and the little miami Scenic bikeway.   Picnic areas have tables & grills, along with 2 reservable shelterhouses. Try out the disc golf course. Nature programs provide family entertainment all summer long.

The park offers 27 two-bedroom vacation cottages for comfortable stays year-round. One cottages is wheelchair accessible, and several of the cottages allow dogs.  The campground offers a variety of shady and sunny campsites. Pitch your tent or park your RV on one of 89 sites with electric hookups or 22 non-electric sites. Amenities include showers & flush toilets. Pets are allowed on designated sites.

2,120-acre C. J. Brown Reservoir offers swimming & sunbathing on a sand beach. All types of boating, with no limit on horsepower, are permitted. The marina offers supplies, refreshments. Fishing can be enjoyed from the shoreline or on the lake. Hunting is permitted in season in designated areas. 

Camping Fees range from $23-$27/night for non-electric/electric sites on weekends. 2009 Cottage Fees start at $85/night. Ask about specials when calling. Rates are subject to change. Call 1-866-OHIO-PARKS for reservations.

Buck Creek State Park
1901 Buck Creek Lane

Springfield, Ohio 45502

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (937) 322-5284
Fax: (937) 325-7682
Reservations: (866) 644-6727


Sunday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Special Hours:




Camping: 21.00 - 26.00
Cottages: 85.00 - 100.00



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