Oklahoma Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Oklahoma? View Oklahoma parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Altus Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions In southwest Oklahoma, 17 miles north of Altus on State Highway 44A. Phone 580-563-2238 Activities BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT FS OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Altus Lake Nature Park Website Located in Southwest Oklahoma, near city of Lone Wolf. The lake has approximately 6,500 water surface acres, 4,300 land acres and 49 miles of shoreline. Fish species include largemouth bass, walleye, crappie, catfish, hybrid striped bass, and white bass. Fishing is available year-round. Several boat ramps and camping facilities are available. Quartz Mountain Resort Park features miniature golf and an 18-hole course.Altus Dam and Lake is part of the

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Arbuckle Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Sulphur, OK, drive 10 miles south on State Highway 177. Phone 580-622-3165 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arbuckle Lake Map Lake of the Arbuckles Lake of the Arbuckles is forned by Arbuckle Dam which is a feature of the Arbuckle Project. The lake is located at the confluence of the Buckhorn, Guy Sandy, and Rock Creeks. The area presents unusual opportunities, combining recreational use with scenic, scientific, and historic values. The Arbuckle Mountains are the highest part of a large area of Precambrian granites and overlying sedimentary strata that were uplifted and deformed some 300 million years ago. Subsequent erosion has exposed features

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Arcadia Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Edmond, 5 miles east on US 66. Phone (405) 216-7470 Activities BIKING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arcadia Lake Website Arcadia Lake Map This lake impounds 1,820 acres of water on the Deep Fork River in central Oklahoma.

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Arkansas River – Chouteau Lock and Dam, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to Afton Landing: From Muskogee, Travel north on US-69 toward Wagoner for approximately 13 miles. Turn right on OK-51 W and travel west for approximately 5 miles. Turn left on E. 731 Road and travel west for approximately .3 mile. Turn left on S. 221 Rd. and travel south for .5 mile to park entrance. Phone (918) 682-4314 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Chouteau Lock and Dam Website Named for Col. Auguste P. Chouteau, whose father built a shipyard on the river bank to build keelboats for the fur trade.

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Arkansas River – Newt Graham Pool, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions for Bluff Landing: From NE Tula, Travel east on US-412 for approximately 6 miles. Turn right on S. 4140 Road. Travel south for 7 miles. Turn left on E. 71st Street and travel east for 4 miles. Turn left on S. 369 E. Ave., and travel north for .5 miles to park entrance. Park located approximately 12 miles east of Broken Arrow, OK. Phone (918) 682-4314 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Newt Graham Pool Website The Port of Catoosa, terminal point of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, is nearby.

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Arkansas River – Robert S. Kerr Pool, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fort Smith, AR, 22 miles west on I-40, 8 miles south on US 59. Phone (918) 489-5541 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Robert S. Kerr Pool Website Applegate Cove Marina Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam is located along the Arkansas River Navigation System. The lake area is beautiful any time of the year. It is especially scenic when flowering shrubs and leaf buds decorate the landscape with a soft glow in spring, or when the brilliant colors of fall start to unfold. You can see these magnificent changes from one

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Arkansas River – W.D. Mayo Pool, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fort Smith, AR, 12 miles west on AR 9, 4 miles north on county road. Phone (918) 489-5541 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arkansas River – W.D. Mayo Pool Website Nearby Indian mounds date from 700-1500 A.D.

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Arkansas River – Webbers Falls Pool, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Phone (918) 487-5252 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Arkansas River – Webbers Falls Pool Website Webbers Falls Lock and Dam is located at navigation mile 368.9 about 5 miles northwest of the town of Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. The Webbers Falls area attracts many visitors during the early spring when the many flowering trees and shrubs such as redbud and dogwood are in bloom and again in the fall when the many hardwood trees are changing their colors. An observation platform and visitors facilities have been provided at Webbers Falls Lock and Dam so that visitors may watch the lockage of barges and pleasure craft. On a bluff above

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Birch Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tulsa, North on Hwy. 75 to Hwy 20, west to first light (Hwy 11), north to Barnsdall, left across from Big Heart grocery to “T”, left to Birch Lake. Phone (918) 396-3170 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BIRCH COVE TWIN COVE POINT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Birch Lake Website This lake impounds about 1,137 acres of water on Birch Creek, a tributary of Bird Creek in Osage County.

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Broken Bow Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Broken Bow, 7 miles north on US 259, 2 miles east on OK 259-A. Phone (580) 933-4239 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Broken Bow Lake Website Broken Bow Lake Photo Album The McCurtain County Wilderness Area at the lake’s north end retains its primitive, natural beauty.

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Canton Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fairview, 13 miles south on OK 58, 2 miles west on OK 58A. Phone (580) 886-2989 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Canton Lake Website Canton Lake Photo Album Canton Lake is located in west Oklahoma on the North Canadian River, 2 miles north of the town of Canton. This man-made lake offers extensive opportunity for outdoor recreational activities. Canton Lake plays host to a large number of campers, picnickers, boaters, fishermen, and hunters every year. It is one of the few places that offers these types of recreational opportunities in western Oklahoma. Its gently sloping sandy beach is an open invitation

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Chickasaw National, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From US I-35 drive through the towns of Davis and Sulphur to the intersection of State Highway 7 and 177. Drive south on Hwy. 177 and take the first left to the Travertine Nature Center. Park Headquarters is located at 901 W. 1st Street, Sulphur, Oklahoma. Phone (580) 622-7234 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BUCKHORN PAVILION VETERANS LAKE PAVILION BUCKHORN CAMPGROUND (OK) CHICKASAW NRA THE POINT CAMPGROUND (OK) CHICKASAW NRA COLD SPRINGS GROUP CAMP (OK) CHICKASAW NRA CENTRAL GROUP CAMP (OK) CHICKASAW NRA ROCK CREEK GROUP CAMP (OK) CHICKASAW NRA Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Chickasaw National Recreation Area Official Website Chickasaw National Recreation Area Map Springs, streams,

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Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately thirty five miles south of Tulsa. Travel on Highway 75 south of Okmulgee approximately six miles to Lavender Road. Turn left onto Lavender Road and follow it until it dead ends (about two miles). Turn left and follow 250 Road approximately two miles. The Refuge Headquarters Building, Cussetah Bottoms Boardwalk, and ample parking will be located on your right. Phone 918-652-0456 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge Protecting important wetlands along the Deep Fork River, Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oklahoma is a newcomer to the National Wildlife Refuge System. Established in 1993, the 8,696-acre refuge is subject to

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Eufaula Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From McAlester, 23 miles north on US 69, 16 miles east on OK 9, 6 miles north on OK 71. Phone (918) 484-5135 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BELLE STARR BROOKEN COVE LADYBIRD LANDING GENTRY CREEK HIGHWAY 9 LANDING PORUM LANDING Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Evergreen Marina Duchess Creek Marina Highway 9 Landing Belle Starr Marina Eufaula Lake Website Eufaula Lake Photo Album Eufaula Lake is the largest lake located entirely in the State of Oklahoma. It is located on the Canadian River, 27 miles upstream from its confluence with the Arkansas

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Fort Gibson Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fort Gibson, 6 miles north on OK 80. Phone (918) 682-4314 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BLUE BILL POINT DAM SITE (FORT GIBSON LAKE) FLAT ROCK CREEK ROCKY POINT (FT GIBSON) TAYLOR FERRY Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Fort Gibson Lake Website Fort Gibson Lake Photo Album Taylor Ferry Marina Mazie Landing Whitehorn Cove Jackson Bay Marina Fort Gibson Lake is located on the Grand (Neosho) River about 5 miles northwest of historic Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, from which it draws its name. It is about 7.7 miles above the confluence of the

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Fort Supply Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Woodward, 13 miles NW, US 270 and OK 3. Phone (580) 766-2701 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds SUPPLY PARK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Fort Supply Lake Website Fort Supply Lake is located in northwest Oklahoma in Woodward County on Wolf Creek, approximately 1 mile south of Fort Supply, and 12 miles northwest of Woodward. This man-made lake offers extensive opportunities for the outdoor recreation enthusiast. Opportunities include camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and hunting. A major attraction for campers is the numerous campsites located on the waters edge providing easy access to the lake. Swimming and sunbathing opportunities abound at the designated swim beach, or the sand dunes

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Foss Reservoir, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The site is 11 miles west of Clinton, Oklahoma, then two miles north on Highway 44 (or 7 miles north of Foss on Highway 44). Phone 580-592-4433 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Foss State Park Washita National Wildlife Refuge Foss Dam Foss Dam and Reservoir, on the Washita River in Custer County, provide regulation of the river flows and municipal and industrial water supplies for several cities in Oklahoma. The lake has approximately 6,800 water surface acres, 7,000 land acres and 63 miles of shoreline. Accessible from numerous roads. Several boat ramps and camping facilities. Predominate species include

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Great Salt Plains Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Enid, 31 miles northwest on US 64 to Jet, then 8 miles north on OK 38. Phone (580) 886-2989 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Great Salt Plains Lake Website Visit Great Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, one of the chain of refuge areas for ducks and geese on the Continental Central Flyway. Crystal digging is allowed Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from April 1 to Oct. 15.

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Heyburn Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Sapulpa, 8 miles southwest on SH 66, 4 miles west on 151st Street South to four-way stop. Turn north on 257th W. Ave. to Heyburn Lake Road. From I-44 Bristow exit, east on SH 66 9 miles to 257th W. Ave. then north on paved road 2 miles to Heyburn Lake Road. Phone (918) 247-6391 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds HEYBURN PARK SHEPPARD POINT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Heyburn Lake Website Heyburn Lake Map Located near Kellyville in the Sandstone Hills of the Osage Section central lowlands with good hunting and fishing.

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Hugo Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions On the Kiamichi River, about 7 miles east of Hugo. Phone (580) 326-3345 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds GROUP CAMP WILSON POINT (Day Use) KIAMICHI PARK VIRGIL POINT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Hugo Lake Website The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation manages over 18,000 acres of land and water, which is open to hunting along with an additional 8,000 acres managed by the Corps. Wildlife around the lake includes waterfowl, bobwhite quail, dove, whitetail deer, mink, fox and beaver.

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Hulah Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Bartlesville, 12 miles north on US 75, 12 miles west on OK 10. Phone (918) 532-4334 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Hulah Lake Website Hulah Lake Photo Album Oil discoveries here made the Osage Indian tribe the wealthiest in America. Woolaroc Museum is nearby.

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Kaw Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Ponca City. 9.5 miles east on US 60, north on county road. Phone (580) 762-5611 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BEAR CREEK COVE COON CREEK (OK) OSAGE COVE SARGE CREEK WASHUNGA BAY Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Kaw Lake Photo Album Pioneer Park Marina Kaw Lake Website Mcfadden Cove Marina Kaw Lake is located in north central Oklahoma, approximately 8 miles east of Ponca City, Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River. Project land extends northward into Kansas, ending near Arkansas City. The lake covers 17,000 surface acres and has 168 miles of shoreline at the normal elevation

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Keystone Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tulsa, 19 miles west on Keystone Expressway (US 64). Phone (918) 865-2621 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds WASHINGTON IRVING SOUTH Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Cruiser Cove Keystone Lake Map Crosstimbers – The Harbor Keystone Lake Website Windycrest Sailing Club Keystone Lake’s blue-green water and the natural beauty of its setting — wooded shoreline, sandy beaches, high bluffs, grasslands, and low rolling hills — make it a visual treat the year round. The lake meanders into small valleys, creating many arms and land fingers. A network of county, state, Federal highways invites sightseers into

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Lake Thunderbird, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Site is about 13 miles east of Norman off State Road 9. About 30 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. Phone 405-360-3572 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, SWIMMING SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Lake Thunderbird Website Norman Dam and Lake Thunderbird, features of the Norman Project, are located on Little River about 13 miles east of downtown Norman. The lake provide municipal water to Norman, Midwest City and Del City. The lake has approximately 6,000 water surface acres, 7,108 land acres and has 86 miles of shoreline. Extensive recreational facilities have been constructed at he lake as part of Lake

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McGee Creek Reservoir, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Nearest highway is State Highway 3 southeast of Atoka, Oklahoma. Phone 580-889-5822 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas McGee Creek State Park McGee Creek Dam and Reservoir project includes water conveyance facilities, public recreation facilities, a wildlife management area, and a natural scenic recreation area. The McGee Creek Project provides a municipal and industrial water supply to Oklahoma City and southeast Oklahoma. Three areas provide opportunities for birding. Some of the species to be seen are Wild Turkey, Pileasted Woodpecker, Brown-headed Nuthatch, and Pine Warbler. Others that breed in large numbers are Red-eyed and Yellow-throated Vireos, Summer Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Indigo, and

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Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The Memorial & Museum are located at 6th St. and Harvey Ave in Oklahoma City, OK. Phone (405) 609-8859 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Oklahoma City National Memorial Official Website Oklahoma City National Memorial Map The outdoor symbolic memorial is a place of quiet reflection, honoring victims, survivors, rescuers, and all who were changed forever on April 19, 1995. It encompasses the now sacred soil where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building once stood, capturing and preserving forever the place and events that changed the world.

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Oologah Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tulsa, 30 miles north on US 169, 3 miles east on OK 88. Phone (918) 443-2250 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds BLUE CREEK HAWTHORN BLUFF SPENCER CREEK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Oologah Lake Photo Album Oologah Lake Website Redbud Bay Marina Oologah Lake provides a great getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking, camping or just driftin’ and dreaming over the sky blue waters. Plenty of wide stretches of water, perfect for catching the wind, make it one of the most popular lakes in the area for sailing. The forested hills around the lake provide excellent hunting opportunities. Eleven

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Optima Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Guymon, 30 miles east on OK 3, 3 miles north on county road. Phone (580) 766-2701 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Optima Lake Website Located in an area once known as “No Man’s Land” in the Oklahoma Panhandle, this lake is set in a scenic area of sand hills, rock outcroppings and rolling grasslands. Historical points of interest exist close to the lake.

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Optima National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Follow Highway 3 two miles morth of Hardesty, Oklahoma. Phone 580-664-2205 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Located in the middle of the Oklahoma panhandle, the 4,333-acre Optima National Wildlfie Refuge is made up of grasslands and wooded bottomland on the Coldwater Creek arm of the Optima Reservoir.

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Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 918-773-5251 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Originally known as the Oklahoma Bat Caves National Wildlife Refuge, Ozark Plateau NWR was established for the protection of endangered bats and their habitat. The refuge is made up of several parcels of land located in northeastern Oklahoma. These parcels contain numerous caves considered crucial for the bats’ survival. To protect the fragile habitats provided by the caves and the forests surrounding them, this refuge is currently closed to the general public.

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Pine Creek Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Idabel, 18 miles West on US 70 to Valliant, 1.5 miles North on Dalton Street, 7 miles North on Pine Creek Road. Phone (580) 933-4239 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds LITTLE RIVER PARK LOST RAPIDS PINE CREEK COVE TURKEY CREEK Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Pine Creek Lake Website Pine Creek Dam is located on Little River, approximately eight miles north of Valiant in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. The lake extends into Choctaw and Pushmataha Counties. Opportunities for sightseers and nature lovers are many at Pine Creek. The forest resources of the project are managed to improve the scenic quality of the park areas and adjoining

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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions To the Headquarters Office: From junction of State Highways 11 and 38 travel south 2 miles on Highway 38 and then 1 mile west to the office. Phone 580-626-4794 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas The Salt Plains NWR was established in 1930 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and has been designated an Important Bird Area and a member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. It provides habitat for approximately 300 species of birds and 30 species of mammals. The 32,030 acre refuge is divided into almost equal parts of nonvegetated salt flat, open water, and vegetated land (marsh, woods, grasslands,

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Sardis Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From McAlester, 36 miles southeast on OK 1, 15 miles south on OK 2. Phone (918) 569-4131 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Sardis Lake Photo Album Sardis Lake Website Sardis Lake is located five miles north of Clayton, Oklahoma, along Oklahoma Highway 2 in beautiful southeastern Oklahoma. The lake covers 14,360 acres, with 117 miles of shoreline, and offers many opportunities for every diversification of outdoor recreation. There are three campgrounds located around the lake offering various facilities including general hookups, restrooms, showering facilities, swim beach and fishing docks. The lake also has facilities for group camping and picnic shelters equipped

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Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately 150 miles east of Oklahoma City, and 35 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas, off of Interstate 40. Take the Vian exit from I-40, follow county road 3 miles south. Phone 918-773-5252 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1970 to provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds and to provide food and cover for resident wildlife. The refuge was named in honor of Sequoyah, a Cherokee Native American who developed an alphabet for the Cherokee language.

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Skiatook Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions About 20 miles northwest of Tulsa via OK 11, then 5 miles west on OK 20. Phone (918) 396-3170 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds TALL CHIEF COVE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Skiatook Lake Website Skiatook Lake Photo Album Crystal Bay Marina Crosstimbers Marina Gentle rolling hills of Blackjack and Post Oak interspersed with Tall Grass Prairie surround beautiful Skiatook Lake. The meandering shoreline is accentuated be steep picturesque bluffs which offer spectacular views for the recreation user. Boating, hiking, swimming, camping, picnicking as well as hunting and fishing are all popular activities at the lake. Whitetail, quail, rabbit and

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Tenkiller Ferry Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Muskogee, 21 miles southeast on OK 10, 7 miles east on OK 10A. Phone (918) 487-5252 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds CHICKEN CREEK COOKSON BEND ELK CREEK LANDING PETTIT BAY SNAKE CREEK STRAYHORN LANDING Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Tenkiller Ferry Lake Photo Album Barnacle Bill’s Burnt Cabin Strayhorn Landing Marina Snake Creek Marina Pettit Bay Marina Tenkiller Ferry Lake Website Sixshooter Elk Creek Marina Caney Ridge Cookson Bend Marina Recreation opportunities abound in the Lake Tenkiller area. Nestled in the Cookson Hills of eastern Oklahoma, this body of water is known as “Oklahoma’s Clear Water Wonderland”

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Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From downtown Tishomingo, follow Highway 78 to the eastern edge of town. Turn south on refuge road (watch for sign) at the high school. Follow road 3 miles to headquarters. Phone 580-371-2402 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge lies at the upper Washita arm of Lake Texoma and is administered for the benefit of migratory waterfowl in the Central Flyway. Most of the refuge’s 16,464 acres, including the 4,500-acre Cumberland Pool, were acquired in 1946. The refuge gets its name from a famous Chickasaw Indian Chief and is shared with a nearby century-old town. The refuge offers a variety of aquatic habitats for wildlife. The murky water

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Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Cheyenne is situated in western Oklahoma approximately 140 miles west of Oklahoma City and 128 miles east of Amarillo, Texas; just 22 miles north of I-40 on State Highway 283. The town of Cheyenne is the county seat of Roger Mills and inhabits 23.3% of the entire county population.Cheyenne is approximately 30 miles north of I-40 on Hwy 283 and approxima Phone (580) 497-2742 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Official Website Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Map On November 27, 1868, Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack on a Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle. The

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Washita National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge rests on the northwest portion of Foss Reservoir between the towns of Butler and Hammon in Custer County Oklahoma. Headquarters and office are located 5 miles west of Butler on State Highway 33, then 1 mile north and one-half mile west. Phone 580-664-2205 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas “They tumble out of the sky like maple leaves, side-slipping right and left to lose altitude, feet spraddled toward shouts of welcome below.” Aldo Leopold could easily have been describing the more than 40,000 geese that punctuate the quiet beauty of the 8,200-acre Washita National Wildlife Refuge each winter. Within the refuge, the slow-moving Washita River winds through prairie and

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Waurika Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Phone (580) 963-2111 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds CHISHOLM TRAIL RIDGE KIOWA PARK I Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Waurika Lake Website The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wishes you an enjoyable stay at the project. The lake offers the visitor extensive opportunities for a memorable outdoor recreation experience. Overnight accommodations, services and supplies are available at nearby communities. Waurika dam is located on Beaver Creek, a tributary of the Red River, about six miles northwest of Waurika, Oklahoma. The lake lies in portions of Jefferson, Cotton and Stephens Counties. The primary authorized project purposes for Waurika Lake are to provide flood

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Wichita Mountains Wilderness, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions How to Get There From I-44 take Highway 49 (exit 45). Go west 10 miles to the Refuge gate. If coming from Highway 62, take Highway 115 (Cache exit) north to the Refuge Gate. A map is available. You will find leaflet dispensers inside each of the Refuge gates that have maps and information. The Wichita Mountains Wilderness Area is located in the Southwest portion of the Refuge. Contact the Refuge Visitor Center for more information. Phone (580) 429-3222 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Wichita Mountains Wilderness Witchita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge Wichita Mountains Wilderness Map The Wichita Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 8,570 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife

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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles northwest of Lawton, Oklahoma. From Interstate 44, take exit 45 west 10 miles to the Refuge gate. If coming in from Highway 62, take Highway 115 (Cache exit) north to the Refuge gate. Contact Refuge Headquarters for more information. Phone 580-429-3221 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas The 59,020-acre Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge hosts a rare piece of the past – a remnant mixed grass prairie. This refuge is an island where the natural carpet of grass escaped destruction because the rocks underfoot defeated the plow. The prairie community hums with life. The refuge provides habitat

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Wister Lake, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From Wister, 2 miles east on US 270. Phone (918) 655-7206 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Wister Lake Website Lake Wister is located in the San Bois Mountains on the Poteau River — the only river that flows north in Oklahoma. Wister Lake was authorized for flood control and conservation by the Flood Control Act of 1938. The project was designed and built by the Tulsa District Corps of Engineers. Construction began in April 1946, and the project was placed in full flood control operation in December 1949. One of the most significant things about Wister Lake

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