State Park Updates

We've gathered all the latest news and updates about Oklahoma state parks right here as a handy reference for you. From extreme water levels to updates on new facilities in our parks, here's all the latest buzz.

Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice
Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Alabaster Caverns State Park, the lower campground will be closed and gated and the bathrooms will be winterized from October 31, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The upper campground and bathroom facilities will be open and available.

Arrowhead Area Winterization Notice
Arrowhead Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Arrowhead Area at Lake Eufaula State Park, the Echo Ridge Campground comfort stations will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Turkey Flat, Lakeview Circle and Equestrian Campgrounds and comfort stations will remain open. All primitive tent camping areas and the group camp will be open.

Beavers Bend State Park Winterization Notice
Beavers Bend State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Beavers Bend State Park, the Quail and Turkey RV Campgrounds will be closed from December 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Carson Creek and Coyote comfort stations will be closed from December 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Carson Creek (on the lake), Cypress, Buckeye, Fern, Armadillo, Acorn Coyote and Hawk Campgrounds will remain open.

Bernice Area Winterization Notice
Bernice Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, the small comfort station at the entrance to the park will be closed from October 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The large comfort station in the RV Area will be winterized from November 1, 2017 through March 15, 2018. The Nature Center showers and restrooms will be available all year. The Nature Center will be open Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm from November through February.

Black Mesa State Park Winterization Notice
Black Mesa State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Black Mesa State Park, the group camp will be closed from November 1, 2017 through May 1, 2018. The park and facilities will remain open for camping.

Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice
Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Boiling Springs State Park, the Springhill Campground and group camps will be closed from October 15, 2017 through March 15, 2018. The Whitetail Campground and bathroom will be open to RV camping, and the main picnic day use area bathroom will be open.

Cherokee Area Winterization Notice
Cherokee Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Grandview Campground will be closed and bathroom will be winterized from November 1, 2017 through March 12, 2018. The Lakeside Campground will be available for boat ramp use only, and the bathroom will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 12, 2018. The Riverside Campground (below dam) gate will remain open, although only a chemical toilet will be available. The Grand Cherokee Campground and facilities will remain open to RV camping.

Cherokee Landing State Park Winterization Notice
Cherokee Landing State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Cherokee Landing State Park, the Wildcat Point tent camping area will be closed from October 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. In addition, the Cherokee RV area and comfort station and the Chickasaw, Choctaw and Creek RV Campgrounds will be closed from December 7, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The main road into the park and the boat ramps will remain open.

Disney/Little Blue Area Winterization Notice
Disney/Little Blue Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Disney/Little Blue Areas at Grand Lake State Park, the Disney Area will be open for day use and boat ramp only. The restroom will be closed. None of the facilities will be available at the Little Blue Area. The campground will be gated and only pit toilets will be available from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018.

Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice
Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Fort Cobb State Park, the Black Jack Cove and Deer Run Campgrounds will be closed and gated from October 2, 2017 through April 1, 2018. One restroom will remain open in both the Sunset Cove and White’s Catfish Cove Campgrounds. The Caddo Hill/Cove Road tent camping sites will remain open, but bathrooms will be closed from October 10, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Eagle’s Nest Campground and comfort station will remain open.

Foss State Park Winterization Notice
Foss State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Foss State Park, the Cutberth and Sandy Beach Campgrounds and restrooms will be closed from September 11, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Mouse Creek and Buffalo Bend Campgrounds and restrooms will be closed from September 5, 2017 through May 1, 2018. The Cottonwood and Cedar Point Campgrounds and bathrooms will remain open all year. Boat ramps will be available at Cedar Point, Mouse Creek, Buffalo Bend, Cutberth and Sandy Beach.

Great Plains State Park Winterization Notice
Great Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Great Plains State Park, the Otter Creek and Lower Mountain Shade RV Campgrounds will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Upper Mountain Shade RV sites 31-48 and comfort station #1 will remain open all year.

Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice
Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Great Salt Plains State Park, the Sandy Beach I and Sandy Beach II restrooms will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The handicap accessible restroom by the beach area will be closed from September 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. In addition, the community center will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018.

Greenleaf State Park Winterization Notice
Greenleaf State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Greenleaf State Park, the Cypress Row and Gobbler Ridge RV Campgrounds will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. In addition, the Multi-Use Meeting Facility (laundry, game room and meeting room) will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Deer Run RV Campground will remain open.

Honey Creek Area Winterization Notice
Honey Creek Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park, the boat ramp comfort station will be closed from October 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Raccoon Ridge (Area A) comfort station will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. In addition, the poolside comfort station will be closed from Labor Day 2017 through Memorial Day 2018. The Squirrel Hollow (Area B) comfort station will remain open.

Keystone State Park Winterization Notice
Keystone State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Keystone State Park, all campsites and restrooms within the Lake Country and Red Carpet Country Campgrounds will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Green Country Campground restrooms, boat ramp and marina will remain open.

Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Eufaula State Park, the Dogwood Drive restrooms, one Deep Fork Campground restroom and the Blackjack Bluff restroom will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Modern RV sites in Dogwood Drive will remain open, and the bathrooms at Longhorn Loop and Hummingbird Beach will be available for yurt guests only.

Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Murray State Park, the Cedar Cove, Duke’s Forest, Tipp’s Point, Marietta Landing, Rock Tower and Martin’s Landing Campgrounds will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Elephant Rock, Buzzards Roost and ATV Campgrounds and facilities will be open all winter. Tent camping is available in Buzzard’s Roost, the ATV Area and Tipps Point. The ATV riding area will be open from 8am until sunset daily.

The Nature Center and Tucker Tower is open 9am-4:30pm daily through the end of October. November 1-March 1 open hours are 9am-4:30pm and they are closed on Monday and Tuesday. The Nature Center and Tucker Tower will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Please contact the park office at 580-223-4044 for inclement weather closures.

Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Murray State Park, the Cedar Cove, Duke’s Forest, Tipp’s Point, Marietta Landing, Rock Tower and Martin’s Landing Campgrounds will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Elephant Rock, Buzzards Roost and ATV Campgrounds and facilities will be open all winter. Tent camping is available in Buzzard’s Roost, the ATV Area and Tipps Point. The ATV riding area will be open from 8am until sunset daily.

The Nature Center and Tucker Tower is open 9am-4:30pm daily through the end of October. November 1-March 1 open hours are 9am-4:30pm and they are closed on Monday and Tuesday. The Nature Center and Tucker Tower will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Please contact the park office at 580-223-4044 for inclement weather closures.

Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Texoma State Park, comfort station #3 near the marina, comfort station #6 near the 400 Area and comfort station #8 in the 500 Area will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 15, 2018. One comfort station will remain open in each campground area throughout the winter. The campgrounds remain open for winter camping, and boat ramps will remain open as water levels allow.

Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Thunderbird State Park, the Little Sandy Tent Area, Post Oak RV Area, Rose Rock RV Area, Critter Alley Tent Area and Clear Bat Point Tent Areas will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 15, 2018. In addition, the North Sentinel Area will be closed to camping and restrooms will be winterized, but it will remain open for day use. The Hog Creek Tent & RV Areas, Hickory Hill RV Area, Little Sandy 30 and 50-amp RV Area, Turkey Pass RV Area and Little Axe Campground will remain open. The East and West Sentinel Day Use Areas will also remain open.

Lake Wister State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Wister State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Wister State Park, the Wards Landing Campground will be closed and bathhouse will be winterized beginning November 1, 2017. The large bathhouse in Victor Campground will be closed beginning December 1, 2017, and the Wister Dam restroom will be closed beginning September 5, 2017. All facilities are expected to open on March 1, 2018. The Wister Dam Campground will be available for semi-modern camping (water/electric only). In addition two smaller comfort stations and the mini comfort station on Quarry Island will remain open for public use.

Little Sahara State Park Winterization Notice
Little Sahara State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Little Sahara State Park, the Buttercup and Cowboy Campgrounds and bathrooms will be closed and winterized from December 1, 2017 through February 23, 2018. The Golden Sands Campground and bathrooms will remain available, and ORV access remains open at Buttercup and Golden Sands.

Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice
Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Osage Hills Canyon State Park, water in the RV campground and comfort station will be available until the first freeze. After the first freeze, potable water will be available at the park office. The Tent Hill Campground will be closed and the remaining comfort stations will be closed and winterized from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. In addition, the Group Camp will be closed from December 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018.

Red Rock Canyon State Park Winterization Notice
Red Rock Canyon State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Red Rock Canyon State Park, only one comfort station will be open in the Canyon Campground. The day use area comfort station within the Walnut Grove Campground will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The California Road Campground and comfort station will remain open. Please note the park will close when ice or snow covers the steep entrance/exit road.

Robbers Cave State Park Winterization Notice
Robbers Cave State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Robbers Cave State Park, campsites 31-41 in the Old Circle Campground will have electric hookups only, and the restroom will be closed. The restroom behind the pool and restroom on the west end of the Nature Center will remain open. Group Camp 1 will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Group Camp 2 will remain open all year.

Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice
Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Roman Nose State Park, the swimming pool restrooms near the Spring Area will be closed from September 5, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Deer Run day use comfort station will be closed from November 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. The Canyon Vista/Cedar Cove, Two Lakes, Bitter Creek and Beaver Dam campgrounds and bathrooms will remain open.

Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice
Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Sequoyah State Park, the Creek Campground, Paradise Cove South and Choctaw Campground’s comfort station will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 15, 2018. Both Paradise Cove South and Choctaw Campground’s boat ramps will remain open, and the Choctaw Campground will be available for full hookup camping. The Cherokee Campground will be closed from November 15, 2017 through March 15, 2018. The Chickasaw Campground will be open for day use only, and restrooms will not be available. The Group Camp will be closed from December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. Full hookups for RVs and the comfort station will remain available in the Seminole Area. One comfort station and one boat ramp will be available in Paradise Cove.

Sequoyah Bay State Park Winterization Notice
Sequoyah Bay State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Sequoyah Bay State Park, the Attakullakulla Campground, Pushmataha Campground and Group Camp will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Hulbutta-Micco comfort station will remain open.

Snowdale Area Winterization Notice
Snowdale Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park, none of the facilities will be available for winter use from November 1, 2017 through March 12, 2018. The campgrounds will be gated and bathrooms will be winterized. The boat ramps will remain open.

Spavinaw Area Winterization Notice
Spavinaw Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park, the gates will be open for day use only, and the park will close at dusk. Limited campsites will be open and restrooms and showers will remain available.

Talimena State Park Winterization Notice
Talimena State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Talimena State Park, only one comfort station will remain open. However, all camping and utilities will remain available.

Tenkiller State Park Winterization Notice
Tenkiller State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Tenkiller State Park, the Shady Grove, Blue Jay Knob and Flying Squirrel Campgrounds, as well as the Upper DX and Bluff View tent sites and all 10 courtyard cottages, will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. The Fox/Squirrel RV campground will remain open.

Twin Bridges Area Winterization Notice
Twin Bridges Area Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park, Squirrel Hill #5 comfort station will be closed from October 1, 2017 through March 15 2018. In addition Eagle Bluff #2 and Woody Hills #4 comfort stations will be closed from November 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018. All campgrounds and comfort stations #1, #3 and the lake hut area will remain open.

State Park Passport Address Change
State Park Passport Address Change

If your family is participating in Oklahoma's State Park Passport program, there has been a change of address. The initial printing of this booklet lists State Parks’ previous address on the Record of Visits pages.
 
To obtain your child’s tokens, send their Record of Visits page(s) to:

Oklahoma State Parks
Passport Program
900 N Stiles Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104