Lake Thunderbird State Park

Lake Thunderbird State Park13101 Alameda Dr
Norman, OK 73026

Phone: 405-360-3572
Fax: 405-366-8150
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Lake Thunderbird State Park offers a variety of water activities and recreation. The park features two marinas (Calypso Cove Marina and Little River Marina), nine boat ramps and two swim beaches. The Lake Thunderbird Nature Center, where the adventure begins, is located in the Clear Bay area.  Deer archery and waterfowl hunting are available in designated areas during the applicable seasons. An array of hiking, mountain biking, equestrian and nature trails are also available in Lake Thunderbird State Park.  Accommodations include over 200 RV sites with 30 ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Campsites, Credit Cards Accepted, Dump Station, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Full Hookups, Gift Shop, Grills, Handicapped Parking, Lake Access, Marina, Naturalist on site, Office WiFi, Park Ranger, Pets Allowed, Pets Allowed in Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Pull Thru Sites, Restaurant on site, Restrooms, Showers, Swim Beach, Water Hookup, Waterfront Sites

  • Group Amenities: Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • On-site Activities: Archery, Biking, Boating, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting, Swimming, Watchable Wildlife, Waterskiing

  • On-site Lodging: RV Sites, Tent Sites

  • Rentals: Canoe Rental, Paddleboat Rental, Tube Rental





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The hours listed above are the operating times for Lake Thunderbird's park office, located on the north side of the lake at 13101 Alameda Drive. The park office will be closed on holidays including Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day through the following weekend, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President's Day.

The park is open for camping 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in designated camping areas.

Lake Thunderbird Nature Center's hours of operation are 9:30am-4:30pm Wednesday through Sunday.

The Lake Thunderbird State Park office will begin closing on Sundays starting September 7, 2014, and the Lake Thunderbird State Park nature center will begin closing Mondays through Thursdays; open only Fridays, Saturdays &Sundays starting September 5, 2014.

RV camping: $20-$28 per night.

Tent camping: $12-$17 per night.

Little Axe Campground: $5 day use fee charged per vehicle from 6am-10:30pm.

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

Located 13 miles east of Norman on Alameda Dr, 11 miles south of I-40 on Choctaw Road Exit 166, or 15 miles east of I-35 on Hwy 9.

Primary Contact:

Susie Snider

Event Contact:

Kathleen Regan


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From Staff on 08/25/2014

Michelle, for that information you'll need to contact the park office at 405-360-3572. Have a great day and thank you for using!

From Michelle on 08/24/2014

Hi My concern are the bathrooms. How often are they cleaned along with the showers? Is there a fee for showers? How many bath houses are there and how many showers in each? I don't want to have to wait in line or face unsanitary conditions.

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