Sycamore State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
4675 N. Diamond Mill Road
Trotwood, Ohio 45426

Phone:
513-523-6347

Web:
Sycamore State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 155

The meadows, woodlots and still waters of Sycamore State Park offer an oasis of natural features in the midst of expansive farmland. Sycamore provides the perfect setting for picnicking, hiking, fishing and horseback riding.

Camping
Group areas are available to organized groups on a reservation basis.
Group Camp "A" contains several basic sleeping shelters, restrooms, grills and a large barn with electric. This area is completely accessible by wheelchair.
Group Camp "B" contains a cabin and an open shelter with electric service, restroom, fire ring, and picnic tables.
Both sites "A" and "B" have large areas for tent camping.
A 15-site horseman's camp that offers primitive camping with latrines, water, and tie-ups.
This area is on a first-come, first-served basis with self-registration required.
Contact the park office for details.

Fishing and Hunting
Anglers will enjoy good catches of largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish in the park's ponds.
Offers excellent stream fishing for smallmouth bass.
Hunting is permitted on nearly 1,500 acres of park land with outstanding squirrel and deer hunting opportunities.
A valid Ohio fishing and/or hunting license is required.

Boating
The park's scenic ponds offer opportunities for hand-power boating only.
Canoes and rowboats are suitable for the park's quiet waters.

Picnicking
The Overlook Picnic Area boasts a grand picnic shelter with doors and two large fireplaces making it available for year-round use.
The shelter may be reserved online, by calling (866)-644-6727 or if not reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
Reservations are available from February 1 until November 30.
Contact the park office for details.

Trails
Beech Ridge Trail- Hiking- 1.3 Miles, Moderate
Meadolark Trail- Hiking- 1.3 Miles, Moderate
Heron Run Trail- Hiking- 1.73 Miles, Moderate
Ghost hedge Trail- Hiking- 2.97 Miles, easy
Nature Bridle Trail- Bridle- 8.9 Miles, Moderate
Bridle Trail- Bridle/Snowmobile- 6.2 Miles, Moderate

More To Do
The Day-Use "Barn" Lodge, located in the Group Camp "A" area and equipped with electrical hookups, a woodburning stove, and a refrigerator and stove for cooking., is available for rental year-round for meetings, retreats, reunions or other functions.
A second, smaller building in the Group Camp "B" area also is available for day-use functions.
 

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