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Oklahoma State Parks

Fort Cobb Lake State Park
1,872 Park Acres, 4,100 Lake Acres, 5 Camping Areas, 985 Campsites, Community Building, Boating, Water Skiing, Fishing, Playgrounds, Marina (personal water craft rentals), Nature Center, Gift Shop, Grocery Store, Wildlife Management Area Golf: 18-hole (par 70) course. Also: Putting Green, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Golf Carts. For information call: (405)643-2249


Quartz Mountain
Discover the rugged beauty of a hideaway cradled in the Wichita Mountains of southwestern Oklahoma. This romantic retreat features water recreation and special seasonal programs. Resort Lodge (opening fall/winter 1999; 120 guest rooms and suites), 8 Two-bedroom Cabins (with kitchenettes), Mountainview Lodge (opening fall/winter 1999; 64-person dormitory), Performing Arts Complex (opening fall/winter 1999), 5 Performing Arts Pavilions (fall/winter 1999), Outdoor Amphitheatre (capacity of 665), 5 Camping Areas, 20 Full Hookups, 100 Electric/Water Hookups (5 handicap accessible), 55 Primitive Sites, Restrooms / Showers (2 handicap accessible), Sanitary Dump Stations, Boat Ramps, Group Camp (capacity 125), Nature Center, Naturalist, Hiking Trails, Giftshop, North Shore ORV Area (Apr. 1- Sep. 30), Sand Dunes, Swimming Beaches, Miniature Golf, Water Skiing, Paddleboats, Grocery Store. Golf: 18-hole course (71 par), open daily, dawn to dusk. Also: Pro Shop (on-site Pro), Rental Clubs, Golf Carts, Pull Carts. Highlights: Eagle Watch (Jan.-Feb.), Wildflower Festival (May), Oklahoma Arts Institute (Summer and Fall programs). For information call: (580)563-2238


Walnut Creek State Park
1,429 Park Acres, 26,300-Acre Lake Keystone, 172 Campsites, Assigned Campground, Swimming Beach, Boating, Water Skiing, Fishing, Softball, Playground, Hiking and Biking Trails, Equestrian Trail. For information call: (918)242-3362


Disney/Little Blue State Park
32 Park Acres, 46,300-Acre Grand Lake, 80 Campsites, Boating, Water Skiing, Fishing, Playground. For information call: (918) 435-8066


Heavener Runestone State Park
50 Park Acres, Ancient Runestone Hieroglyphics, Nature Trail, Playground, Gift Shop. For information call: (918)653-2241


Camping and Hiking in Oklahoma

Adair State Park
25 Park Acres, 15-Acre Pond, 33 campsites, Fishing, Paddleboating, Baseball, Softball, playground. For information call: (918)696-6613


Cherokee State Park
43 Park Acres, 46,300-Acre Grand Lake, 124 Campsites, Swimming Beach, Boating, Water Skiing, Scuba Diving, Fishing, Playground. For information call: (918)435-8066


Beavers Bend
Towering timbers, crystal clear waters and mountainous terrain form what is affectionately referred to as Oklahoma's "Little Smokies." With a Riverbend area featuring acres of events and recreational programs, these parks are an outdoor lover's paradise. 14,240 Combined Lake Acres (Mountain Fork River & Broken Bow Reservoir), 3,482 Combined Park Acres, 40-room Lakeview Lodge, situated on beautiful Broken Bow Lake, 47 Cabins (most with fireplace), 8 Camping Areas, 393 Campsites, Assigned Campground, 2 Group Camps (capacities of 144), Forest Heritage & Education Center, Nature Center, Naturalist, Amphitheatre, Backpacking, Biking, Nature & Hiking Trails, Boating, Water Skiing, Trout Fishing, Volleyball, Tennis. For information call: (800)435-5514


Robbers Cave
A favorite of rappellers, cave explorers, equestrians and outdoor lovers, Robbers Cave enjoys notoriety as a former hideout for Jesse James and Belle Starr. Hidden in the San Bois Mountains, you'll find an abundance of lakes, caves, wildlife and recreational activities. 246 Park Acres, 189 Combined Lake Acres (Carlton, Wayne, Wallace and Coon Creek), Belle Starr Lodge (20 rooms), 26 Cabins (with fireplace), 5 Camping Areas, 122 Campsites, Assigned Campground, 2 Group Camps (capacities of 250 and 160), Wildlife Management Area (3,800-acre forested hunting ground adjacent to park), Nature Center, Naturalist, Amphitheatre, Hiking and Biking Trails, Equestrian Trail, Swimming Beach and Pool, Canoeing, Paddleboating, Rappelling, Bicycle Rentals, Miniature Golf, Grocery, Cafe, Gift Shop. For information call: (918)465-2565


Alabaster Caverns State Park
200 Park Acres, 20 campsites, 3/4 Mile Cave Tour, Nature & Canyon Trails, Swimming Pool, Wildcaving, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Gift Shop. For information call: (580)621-3381


Hunting and Fishing in Oklahoma

Bernice State Park
46,300-Acre Grand Lake, 231 Campsites, Boating, Fishing, Watersports, Scuba Diving, Playground, Swimming Beach. For information call: (918)786-9447


Greenleaf
One of Oklahoma's most beautiful state parks, Greenleaf features a 900-acre, sparkling blue lake, cozy stone cabins and a peaceful atmosphere. Oklahoma's Family Fun Park is the perfect setting for a restful, memorable vacation. 565 Park Acres, 930-Acre Lake Greenleaf, 15 Cabins (some with fireplace), 5 Camping Areas, 178 Campsites, Assigned Campground, Community Building, Nature Center, Naturalist, Hiking & Biking Trail, Swimming Beach & Pool, Boating, Heated Fishing Dock, Paddleboating, Mini-golf, Floating Restaurant, Marina (boat rentals), Fully-Accessible Cabin. For information call: (918)487-5196


Lake Keystone
White, sandy beaches and clear blue water make for great fishing (striper, walleye, bass and catfish), boating, water skiing and swimming at Lake Keystone. Combined with the excitement of nearby Tulsa, there's no better place to spend the day on the water and the night on the town. 714 Park Acres, 26,000-Acre Lake Keystone, 22 Cabins (with fireplace, 2 with whirlpool tub & T.V.s), 3 Camping Areas, 142 Campsites, Assigned Campground, Fitness & Hiking Trails, Boating, Water Skiing, Bicycle Rental, Marina (boat sales, repairs & rentals), Restaurant, Cafe, Community Building. For information call: (918)865-4477


Lake Thunderbird State Park
1,874 Park Acres, 6,000- Acre Lake Thunderbird, 8 Lake Huts, 447 Campsites, Assigned & Unassigned Campground, Nature Center, Naturalist, Hiking, Biking & Nature Trails, Horse Stables, Swimming Beach, Boating, Water Skiing, Fishing, Hayrides, Miniature Golf, Archery, Marina (boat & paddleboat), Gift Shop, Restaurant, Playground, Hunting in season (deer-archery & waterfowl), Shelter reservations available. For information call: (405)360-3572


Twin Bridges State Park
63 Park Acres, Neosho River, Spring River, 160 Campsites, 5 Screened Shelters With Picnic Tables, Boating, Fishing, Indoor Fishing, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Playground. For information call: (918)540-2545


Other Oklahoma Outdoor activities

Oklahoma also offers the following outdoor activities:
  • Boating
  • Cave Exploring
  • Climbing
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding