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Lake Thunderbird State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Norman, OK 73026 (19.589 miles)

This park is covered by a very unique Cross Timbers forest. Lake Thunderbird State Park is so close to the city but so far away from the hustle and bustle. Camp at Lake Thunderbird State Park and enjoy the fishing, boating, hiking, and biking. Head for nearby Norman for all the excitement of this busy college town.

Official Website: Lake Thunderbird State Park

Roman Nose State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Watonga, OK 73772 (59.151 miles)

Once a winter campground of the Cheyenne tribe, this area now is a scenic retreat set on a canyon bluff that over-looks ancient mesas. Towering cedar, buffalo grass and wild blue sage add to the beauty of this legendary setting, and to the enjoyment of the many recreational activities.

Official Website: Roman Nose State Park

Fort Cobb State Park Fishing Hunting Camping Boating

Fort Cobb, OK 73038 (61.863 miles)

Fort Cobb Lake is a western Oklahoma getaway for water lovers. Though not heavily forested this woodland area is the perfect place to enjoy fishing, swimming and watersport activities. Set up your tent or RV at Fort Cobb State Park and enjoy a quiet, relaxed family atmosphere.

Official Website: Fort Cobb State Park

Lake Murray State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Ardmore, OK 73401 (81.598 miles)

Oklahoma's oldest and largest state park, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Murray. Fishing, boating and all water sports are found at Lake Murray. Other activities include golfing, picnics, camping, horseback riding, hayrides, hiking, biking, rollerblading, swimming, miniature golf and paddle boating. Sports facilities include an 18-hole golf course with a pro shop, tennis courts, softball fields, baseball diamond, horseshoe pits, badminton and volleyball nets. Wonderful ATV area for 3/4 wheelers, motorcycles and dirt bikes. Other facilities found in the park include an airstrip, riding stable, remote control air field for hobbyists, miniature golf course and Frisbee golf.

Official Website: Lake Murray State Park

Foss State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Foss, OK 73647 (93.898 miles)

Riparian forest cover of bottomland hardwoods that lead to the tributaries that lead to the lake. This changing forest landscape is the gateway to Western Oklahoma. Foss State Park is located in western Oklahoma on Foss Lake. Recreational activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding (no rentals), fishing, boating, swimming, and camping.

Official Website: Foss State Park

McGee Creek State Park Hiking Fishing Hunting Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Atoka, OK 74525 (107.600 miles)

McGee Creek State Park and Natural Scenic Recreation Area occupy the southwest edge of the Ouachita Mountain Range. McGee Creek Lake is well stocked with largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, smallmouth bass, and perch. The Natural Scenic Recreation Area offers hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails, while hunters will enjoy the McGee Creek Wildlife Management Area. The park features boat ramps, comfort stations with showers, fishing pier, swimming beach, picnic sites, and a playground. Campers may choose from eight lake huts, two RV campgrounds with electrical hookups, or primitive campsites.

Official Website: McGee Creek State Park

Quartz Mountain Resort Fishing Camping Biking

Lone Wolf, OK 73655 (107.663 miles)

Home to a very unique live oak species--Quartz Mountain variety-- that grows in this beautiful rocky state park.

Official Website: Quartz Mountain Resort

Osage Hills State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Boating

Pawhuska, OK 74056 (108.906 miles)

You can almost hear echoes of the Native past through the trees. Nestled in lush rolling hills, this area was once an Osage Indian settlement. When you've settled down in the comfort of your quiet, private cabin, you'll feel as if you've truly gotten away from it all. Osage Hills State Park is the gateway to Oklahoma's Tallgrass Prairie.

Official Website: Osage Hills State Park

Lake Texoma State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Kingston, OK 73439 (113.185 miles)

Everything is big about Lake Texoma. The lake sprawls into two states. It is the place to catch record-setting fish (catfish and small-mouth bass), plus a sprawling setting for water sports and hiking for the entire family. Lake Texoma is Oklahoma's second largest lake, and one of the premier striped bass hot spots in the Southwest. Besides fishing, the park offers swimming, camping, picnic areas and hiking.

Official Website: Lake Texoma State Park

Sequoyah Bay State Park Hiking Fishing Camping Biking Horseback Boating

Wagoner, OK 74467 (120.507 miles)

Sequoyah Bay State Park is located on the shores of Fort Gibson Reservoir, offering 19,100 surface acres and 225 miles of shoreline. A variety of water sports are available. A full-service marina, and cafe offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Camping is plentiful with semi-modern RV sites with 30 and 50 amp electrical service and regular tent sites. Other amenities include comfort stations with showers, a swimming beach, playgrounds, volleyball, basketball court, nature trail, group facilities and a cafe. Marina offers fishing and hunting licenses, bait, and sports/boat/picnic supplies, along with boat slips and boat storage. Picnic areas include water and electricity.

Official Website: Sequoyah Bay State Park