Deer Creek Lake Day Use

Deer Creek Lake Day Use

The Deer Creek Lake Day Use location is in Mt. Sterling, Ohio
43143. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Deer Creek Lake Day Use facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

21897 Deer Creek Rd.

Mt. Sterling

Phone number


Campground information Mt. Sterling, Ohio


Deer Creek Lake Day Use Area is located just below the dam at Deer Creek Lake, 35 miles southwest of Columbus, Ohio. The lake provides an ideal location for boating, fishing, camping, hiking and hunting.


The lake is a prime location for boating and swimming. Boat ramps and docks are scattered at various parks around the lake.

Fishing is a very popular activity. Bluegill, white crappie, channel catfish, saugeye, white, largemouth, smallmouth and rock bass, carp, bullhead and flathead catfish are the major sport species found in the lake.


Deer Creek offers two group day-use picnic shelters located below the dam, 40 yards from a creek popular for fishing. Both are accessible and can accommodate up to 100 guests each.

Natural Features

Deer Creek Lake is situated among gently rolling hills in south central Ohio. The area is forested with a variety of hardwoods, including oak, hickory, elm, black walnut, ash, maple and sycamore.

An abundance of wildlife inhabits the area around the lake, including ring-necked pheasant, cottontail rabbit, squirrel, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, raccoon, mink, red fox, skunk, coyote and beaver. Red-tailed hawks, Northern harriers and American kestrels are also common sights.

Frequently Asked Questions About 21897 Deer Creek Rd. Mt. Sterling, OH

How do I make a reservation with Deer Creek Lake Day Use?

To make reservations at Deer Creek Lake Day Use, you can call the office at 740-869-2243.

Where is Deer Creek Lake Day Use located?

The Deer Creek Lake Day Use is located at 21897 Deer Creek Rd. in Mt. Sterling,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Deer Creek Lake Day Use have tent or RV camping?

Deer Creek Lake Day Use offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 740-869-2243 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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