Clayton Lake State Park

Clayton Lake State Park Hwy 271
Clayton, OK 74536

Phone: 918-569-7981
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Clayton Lake State Park, located in southeastern Oklahoma's Kiamichi Mountains, features 500 acres of lodging, fishing, boating, hiking and more. Wind your way through the hardwood forest's beautiful scenery and find what adventure and activities await you in this state park.

Lodging at the park, located just five miles south of Clayton, includes 30 reservable RV sites, 60 first come, first serve tent sites spread out between three camping areas, primitive cabins and two-bedroom cabins to fit your family's needs. Bring your dog along to stay in a spacious two-bedroom cabin that requires no additional pet fee. Clayton Lake State Park also offers five picnic pavilions, two boat ramps and four comfort stations with hot showers.

Clayton Lake State Park, located in southeastern Oklahoma's Kiamichi Mountains, features 500 acres of lodging, fishing, boating, hiking and more. Wind your way through the hardwood forest's beautiful scenery and find what adventure and activities await you in this state park.

Lodging at the park, located just five miles south of Clayton, includes 30 reservable RV sites, 60 first come, first serve tent sites spread out between three camping areas, primitive cabins and two-bedroom cabins to fit your family's needs. Bring your dog along to stay in a spacious two-bedroom cabin that requires no additional pet fee. Clayton Lake State Park also offers five picnic pavilions, two boat ramps and four comfort stations with hot showers.

If you're looking for a restful getaway, look no further. The 80-acre lake is open to fishermen and boaters, but no watersports are allowed. In addition to a lighted boat and ADA accessible fishing dock, the park also has a swimming beach and playground. 

Take a stroll along the water's edge, wade through the rushing waterfalls, or bring a kayak to cross the lake's still water. With a wide variety of trees lining the water's edge, the beautiful foliage offers outdoor enthusiasts the chance to reconnect with nature along the park's hiking trails.

Nearby, guests can visit the Ouachita National Forest, Sardis Lake or the Choctaw National Capital Museum.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Campsites, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Grills, Lake Access, Pets Allowed, Pets Allowed in Cabin, Pets Allowed in Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Restrooms, Showers, Swim Beach

  • On-site Activities: Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Watchable Wildlife

  • On-site Lodging: Cabin/Cottage, RV Sites, Tent Sites

Tent sites: $12

RV sites with electric & water hookups: $20

Premium sites: Additional $5

All 30 RV campsites are available for reservation with advance notice. Reservations can be made no more than one year in advance and require a three night stay. There is no additional fee to reserve a site.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

Located 5 miles south of Clayton on Hwy 271.

Primary Contact:

Gary Daniel




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/17/15

Cindy, we are sorry to hear that you have been having issues booking an RV site. All 30 RV campsites are available for reservation with advance notice. Reservations can be made no more than one year in advance and require a three night stay. There is no additional fee to reserve a site. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 918-569-7981. Thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From Cindy willbanks on 08/10/15

Sry it should have read couldn't reserve a site unless I stayed athe year before. I spoke with the gentleman at that number.


From Cindy Willbanks on 08/10/15

No it was a RV site he had 6 available he said first come first serve. And I could reserve a site unless I stayed the yr before.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/10/15

Cindy, it sounds like you are trying to book a cabin for next year. In that case, the reservations open up one year in advance. For instance, if you wanted to reserve a cabin for August 10 next year, it would be best to call today. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the park office at 918-569-7981 and the manager will be happy to help you. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Cindy Willbanks on 08/09/15

Call to make reservation was. Told I would had to have stayed there last year before I could reserve. Don't make since. How do u Ever get a site? He said first come n u need to stay a week before. Never heard of this before.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/05/15

Carla, pets are allowed in the cabins at Clayton Lake State Park with no additional fee. Thank you for using TravelOK.com.


From Carla Stewart on 08/04/15

Are dogs allowed at the big cabin? They are better behaved than most children. Lol


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/20/15

Jeff, to check availability and make reservations, please call Clayton Lake State Park at 918-569-7981. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Jeff Marshall on 07/19/15

I am looking for cabin availability near the water on a weekend in the fall


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/08/15

Brenda, we are sorry you're having trouble reaching Clayton Lake State Park. Unfortunately the only contact information we have for the park is 918-569-7981 and claytonlake@littledixie.org. Many of our parks are just starting to get caught up after the busy Fourth of July weekend, so we are confident that you will be hearing from someone soon. If not, please let us know. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Brenda on 07/07/15

Trying to make a reservation for the cabins for 5 days in November. I call all the time and I can't get anyone to answer. I have also emailed.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/22/15

Marcia, Clayton Lake State Park does take cabin reservations over the phone. Their number is 918-569-7981. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From marcia on 06/22/15

do you take reservations?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/19/15

Jeremy, the rock slide you heard about is on I-35, and the park is open. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 918-569-7981. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Jeremy on 06/18/15

Is the park open this weekend? Saw something about a mud/rock slide a few weeks ago wanted to verify before driving down. -Thank you.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/18/15

Melanie, there are two different sizes of cabins. The one bedroom cabins can sleep two, while the two bedroom cabins can sleep six. Rates range between $55-$100 per night. At this time, the only way to make reservations is by calling the park directly at 918-569-7981. They'll also be happy to give you more information on what to bring. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/18/15

Shalana, for availability and reservations, please call the phone number at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Melanie Magby on 05/17/15

Do you have primitive cabins or huts like McGee Creek? Do you give military or disabled discounts the same as McGee Creek. I'm looking for a one room cabin or hut. Would you have one available next week anytime? Are your cabins like McGee Creeks? Bring your own bedding? No stove, No refrigerator, No bathroom inside cabin etc? Do you know Sandy at McGee Creek? I love finding new places I haven't been.


From Shalana on 05/15/15

Good afternoon, I would like to know if you have a pet friendly cabins available for the next holyday , for two people. Check in on may, 23 Check in out may, 25 Thank you


From TravelOK.com Staff on 04/17/15

Ladonne, great question! We started adding parks to the online reservation system in 2013, and we're working to get more added all the time. At this time Clayton Lake State Park's campsites are still available on a first come, first serve basis only. You can see a list of parks that accept reservations by visiting www.travelok.com/state_parks_rv_sites. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Ladonne on 04/17/15

Hi. I browsed the comments and saw where you all commented that there was a push back in 2014 for us to be able to reserve RV and tent sites rather than them being on a first-come, first-served basis. Is that now in place or do we still just hope for the best???!!! Thanks for responding.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 04/06/15

Vicky, there are two different sizes of cabins. The one bedroom cabins can sleep two, while the two bedroom cabins can sleep six. Rates range between $55-$100 per night. At this time, the only way to make reservations is by calling the park directly at 918-569-7981. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 04/06/15

Tom, off-road vehicles are also allowed on the trails, though the park has none for rent. For more information, please call the park directly at 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From vICKY on 04/03/15

How much are the cabins? How many do they accommodate?


From tom rice on 04/03/15

Are atvs allowed in the park?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/30/15

Kim, yes the 80-acre lake is open to fishermen and boaters, but no watersports are allowed. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From kim on 03/27/15

Do you accommodate small bass buster boats? It only had a trolling motor, no gas motor.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/27/15

Diane, yes it does come with linens. For more cabin information, including pricing and availability, please call the park office at 918-569-7981. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From diane on 03/26/15

Does the big cabin come equipped with kitchen supplies and bedding/towels?


From Dustin on 01/03/15

this place is wonderful, i come here once sometimes twice a year and rent the big cabin for a weekend.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 12/27/14

Stacy, we're so sorry you're having issues getting into your cabin, and we've sent you an email to get more information. The direct contact information for the park is 918-569-7981, and the email address is claytonlake@littledixie.org.


From Stacy Pape on 12/26/14

We reserved a cabin but no one is home to get key or answers the phone. Any other number to reach the people there?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 12/05/14

Stacy, all facilities at Clayton Lake State Park are open throughout the winter months. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 918-569-7981. Happy camping and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Stacy Pape on 12/04/14

We are looking for a place to camp December 26- 28, 2014. Are you open during this time???


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/22/14

Traci, unfortunately online booking for Clayton Lake State Park's cabins is not available, so you must call the park staff at 918-569-7981 for reservations. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Traci Cory on 09/21/14

I am interested in finding out about cabins. What are the rates? Do you have any available that would accommodate four, the weekend of Oct. 17? Thank You!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/02/14

Debbie, there are 30 sites with water and electric at Clayton Lake State Park. You are more than welcome to set your tent up on one of these sites, but please keep in mind that you'll be paying a bit more. Traditional tent sites with no hookups are $12 per night, whereas sites with water and electric hookups, typically meant for RVs, are $20. If you choose a premium site, like one along the water's edge, that will be an additional $5 per night. For more information, please call the park office at 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Debbie on 09/02/14

How many tent sites do you have with both water and electricity?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/31/14

Chris, you are welcome to put one main tent per site with an additional child's tent for no extra fee. However, the child's tent can only be used by your dependent minors under the age of 18. At this time, all sites are available on a first come, first serve basis only. However, if you'd like to see what Oklahoma state parks do accept campsite reservations, please visit www.travelok.com/state_parks_rv_sites. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/31/14

Dan, unfortunately at this time we do not have individual campground maps for Clayton Lake State Park. The park office will be able to give you more information about individual sites by calling 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From chris on 07/31/14

is there a limit on the number of tents you can set up at a site?and how can we reserve campsites we are planning a family camping trip


From Dan McClendon on 07/31/14

Do you have camp ground maps showing the locations of the individual camp sites?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/23/14

Frank, if you'll give the park office a call at 918-569-7981, the staff will be able to advise you on what campsite will work best for your travel trailer. There are 30 sites with water and electric spread out between three camping areas, so we're sure there will be something to fit your needs. Happy camping and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Frank on 07/23/14

We have a 24 foot travel trailer, are the sites w/ Water & Electric suitable for that length ? Are there shadier areas than others ?


From steve burns on 07/11/14

one of the most beautiful places I've ever been !!!!!!!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/08/14

Sandi, for cabin specifics like amenities, availability and pricing, please call Clayton Lake State Park at 918-569-7981. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Sandi on 07/08/14

Where can I find information about cabin rental for Clayton Lake? Thank You!!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/27/14

Dog Bonz, we're sorry to hear that your visit to Clayton Lake State Park was less than stellar, and we wanted to let you know that your comment has been passed along to the park staff. Unfortunately the whole park isn't ADA compliant, but the park does offer one ADA compliant fishing dock. We hope you'll give our state parks another chance in the future, as they have so much to offer. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Dog Bonz on 05/24/14

Just spent one night in this dump. ADA compliant my butt, no hot showers and / or no shower at all, restrooms nasty, rocks and roots. Will not be back.


From Beth Mosley on 03/12/14

i love going there it is like my home away from home


From TravelOK.com Staff on 08/26/13

Laura, for pricing and availability please give Clayton Lake State Park a call at 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Laura on 08/25/13

how much are the 2 bedroom cabins and are there any available for labor day weekend?


From lurlene wade on 06/14/13

people are very friendly ,take my granson fishing he loves it there . i will be taking him more . its so pretty therei go out there ch as posible


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/12/13

Linda, unfortunately online booking for Clayton Lake State Park's cabins is not available, so you must call the park staff at 918-569-7981 for reservations. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Linda Dunham on 06/12/13

how do i find booking info for cabins at Clayton Lake?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/16/13

Jenny, all of Oklahoma's state parks are on the same fee schedule, which is $12 a night for a primitive site without hookups, $20 a night for a site with water and electric hookups and $23 a night for a site with water, electric and sewer hookups. At Clayton Lake State Park, there are a total of 30 of the $20 sites and 60 of the $12 sites. If you have any questions, please call 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Jenny on 05/16/13

I am wondering what rates are for 5th wheel trailer sites? I know we cannot reserve but would like to know the rate. Thanks


From Pam Barrier on 04/11/13

We have stayed at the big cabin on numerous occasions and love the relaxing getaway. No TV No Phone. Great hiking around the lake with the dogs. The cabins are very nice. The small cabins have everyting but a kitchen. Big cabin overlooks the lake with a covered deck. All have fireplaces. We bring our ATVs to go four wheeling but not in the park. It is quiet and peaceful. We love this place as our weekend getaway.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/06/13

Donna, to find out more about the cabins and make reservations, please call Clayton Lake State Park at 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Donna Ferguson on 03/05/13

How do you make a reservation for one of the cabins at Clayton Lake State Park? What are the cabins like and how many will they sleep? Thank you! Donna Ferguson


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/05/13

Brenda, Unfortunately Oklahoma state parks do not accept RV reservations, but that is something we are working to get in place this year. Until then, all the RV and tent camping sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Brenda on 03/05/13

Are the RV spots reserved for first come


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/04/13

Maria, to book a cabin at Clayton Lake State Park you'll need to give them a call at 918-569-7981. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Maria on 03/02/13

I'm interested in booking the cabin at this state park, how could I accomplish this? Thanks!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/26/13

Sue, unfortunately horseback riding is not allowed at Clayton Lake State Park, and there are no special accommodations. The closest state park with equestrian campgrounds and trails is Robbers Cave State Park, which is about one hour north. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Sue on 02/25/13

Are there horseback riding trails and accommodations for the trailers and horses? someone told me it was fairly new. Any help is greatly appreciated.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/09/13

Jacki, small cabins are $55 a night, the big cabin costs $100 per night and tent sites begin at $12 a night, but can go up with amenities like electric and water. Guests are able to reserve cabins by calling Clayton Lake State Park directly at 918-569-7981, but tent sites are first come, first served. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Jacki on 01/07/13

What's the cost for the cabins and the tent sites, and do you take reservations?


From Diane Butler on 07/02/12

We were there several years ago and can't wait to come back again. Beautiful, peaceful, fun, lazy-I loved everything about the park.


From Shauna montgomery on 01/30/12

love this place great for family visits swimming and chillin


From Nick & Family on 12/05/11

Great place to stay. Can not say enough good things about the park. Brought the family, including the dog, and had the perfect weekend. Park ranger was awesome, keep the place stocked and spotless. A must for backwoods adventure.


From Pete D'Angeli on 04/03/11

WOW...what a pretty place..!! My doggie and I may come spend a night or two during fall of 2011. I grew up in Tulsa and forgot just how pretty OK is after living in TX for 45 yrs. Hope the locals can save the woods for us..!!


From Neasa Barnes McCutchen-Tisdale on 03/22/10

I lived above this lake for around 6 years....The lake is beautiful, and has a tremendous amount of catfish in the lake....This lake is a must see for those who want to get away from the rat race and have a relaxing getaway!!!


 
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