Buck Creek State Park RV & Campground Guide


The idyllic countryside of west-central Ohio is on full display at Buck Creek State Park. Many visitors come for the fishing; the 2,120-acre Clarence J. Brown Reservoir is on the park’s grounds for fishing, boating, and swimming fun. Off the water, there are plenty of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails that take you through the rolling hills and moraines that were sculpted by glaciers during the Ice Age. Springfield, Ohio, where Buck Creek State Park is located, is a culinary and cultural center of southwest Ohio, and it’s smack-dab in between Dayton and Columbus, Ohio, so there's plenty to do when you’re done in the park. 

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Spring 28-72 F
Summer 58-83 F
Fall 41-64 F
Winter 17-40 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Buck Creek State Park

Because of its location between Columbus and Dayton, Buck Creek State Park is a popular location to enjoy a getaway, and there's no more simple and convenient way to hit the open road than in an RV. You have all the comforts of home while still being immersed in nature; it’s truly the best of both worlds. If you don’t have an RV yet, don’t fret – check out rentals near Springfield, Ohio to find the best one for your needs.

Buck Creek State Park Campground

Staying right at the park means that you won’t miss a moment of the action. Buck Creek State Park Campground has 88 electric sites and 22 non-electric sites. There's a dump station available on-site as well as flush toilets, showers, and its own beach. Pets are welcome at every site, and there's a camp store on the park grounds where you can even rent bicycles. The campground takes reservations, which is always a plus.

Tomorrow’s Stars RV Resort

With over 200 sites that include water, sewer, and electrical hookups, you can really spread out at Tomorrow’s Stars RV Resort. It offers everything an RVer could want after a long journey on the road: restroom facilities with showers, laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, propane refills, a dog park, a swimming pool to relax by, and more. There are tons of organized activities and themed activities to keep the whole family entertained, as well as a mini-golf course, horseshoe pits, a fishing pond, and hiking trails. Tomorrow’s Stars is truly a luxury RV resort, and it’s conveniently located right down the road from Buck Creek State Park.

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What to Do at
Buck Creek State Park

Inside Buck Creek State Park

Because the large Clarence J. Brown Reservoir is on-site, water sports are extremely popular at Buck Creek State Park, and there's a four-lane boat launch, as well as a marina where you can purchase boating and fishing supplies and even dock space if you’re going to be staying awhile. Off the water, there are miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails that take you through the rolling hills, wetlands, and forests of the Springfield area. Because of its biodiversity, several rare songbirds are found in the area, including dickcissels, bobolinks, and Henslow sparrows. The active crowd will love the volleyball and basketball courts at the park and the 18-hole disc golf course. Finally, there are plenty of picnic areas and open spaces to just relax and enjoy the serenity of the Ohio countryside.

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How to Get to
Buck Creek State Park

Folks headed to Buck Creek State Park will generally either be coming from Dayton or Columbus. Start in Dayton on Ohio Highway 4 North and head toward Columbus. Take I-70 E. You’ll exit the I-70 at Exit 59 for OH-41 toward South Charleston. Continue on OH-41 N/State Route 41 N/S Charleston Pike. Take South Bird Road to Buck Creek Lane in Springfield Township. This will take you right into the park. 

From Columbus, just take I-70 W OH-54 N in South Vienna. Take Exit 66 from I-70 W. Take Old Columbus Road to Buck Creek Lane in Springfield Township. It’s a straight shot into the park from here. 

Entering Buck Creek State Park

Buck Creek State Park is open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Buck Creek State Park

What kind of wildlife can be found in Buck Creek State Park?

Buck Creek State Park is a great destination for bird-watching. The park is inhabited by over 250 avian species, including waterfowl, migrating ducks, dickcissels, bobolinks, Henslow sparrows, and many other songbirds.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Buck Creek State Park?

The on-site campground at Buck Creek State Park boasts 110 RV campsites, 88 of which offer electric hookups. The campground also features an RV dump station and many other amenities.

Are pets allowed at Buck Creek State Park?

Pets are welcome at Buck Creek State Park as long as they remain leashed and are cleaned up after. They're allowed on the hiking trails, on the beach, at the picnic areas, and in the campgrounds but not inside buildings.

What is the climate of Buck Creek State Park?

Buck Creek State Park has very cold winters and moderately warm summers. The temperatures at the park typically hover between 58 and 83 degrees during summer and between 17 and 40 during winter.

What is the best time of year to visit Buck Creek State Park?

To enjoy the ideal conditions for outdoor recreation, the best times to visit the park are between June and September. Those months will provide warm, pleasant temperatures for activities like hiking, biking, boating, and fishing.