Tenkiller State Park

Tenkiller State Park 8 miles N of Gore on Hwy 100
Vian, OK 74962

Phone: 918-489-5641   918-489-5643
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Tenkiller State Park is known as Oklahoma's “heaven in the hills.”  The sparkling blue waters of Lake Tenkiller offer water enthusiasts an abundance of recreational opportunities between 130 miles of shoreline and 13,000 surface acres. The park’s plentiful amenities make it a favorite destination for all ages.

Contact information:

Tenkiller State Park Office Phone Number: (918) 489-5641 or (918) 489-5643

***NOTICE*** To check on possible Oklahoma State Park closures due to high water, please click here.

Tenkiller State Park is known as Oklahoma's “heaven in the hills.”  The sparkling blue waters of Lake Tenkiller offer water enthusiasts an abundance of recreational opportunities between 130 miles of shoreline and 13,000 surface acres. The park’s plentiful amenities make it a favorite destination for all ages.

Contact information:

Tenkiller State Park Office Phone Number: (918) 489-5641 or (918) 489-5643

Pine Cove Marina Phone Number: (918) 489-5735

Clearwater Café Phone Number: (918) 489-5655

Tenkiller State Park in Vian is a haven for all water sports including water skiing, fishing, boating, tubing and scuba diving. Outdoor facilities include a volleyball court, basketball court, two playground areas, four group picnic pavilions and 172 picnic tables. The outdoor swimming pool is available to all guests for a small fee, and includes a water slide, diving board, handicap-accessible restrooms and lounge chairs. Additional amenities include a community building, kids' fishing pond, three hiking trails and the Driftwood Nature Center.

Lake Tenkiller is considered one of the best places in the state to go scuba diving, as its waters are clear from eight to 28 feet.  Tenkiller Scuba Park is a diver's dream, with a sunken airplane fuselage, school bus, helicopter and two boats to explore underwater.  In some areas of the lake, divers can see the remains of homesteads and artifacts left behind from before the lake was formed.  The Tenkiller dive area, Fisherman's Point, requires an entry fee of $5 per vehicle. This area also provides access to a swim beach, boat ramp and lakeside tent camping. The lake's underwater terrain ranges from mildly sloping hills to rock cliffs, and the water goes up to 165 feet deep in places.  With an Oklahoma fishing license, divers can try their luck at spear fishing for non-game fish. One diving pro shop is located on the lake and offers training, certification and equipment rental.

Tenkiller State Park offers 85 RV sites and 144 tent sites scattered between 10 campgrounds. Primitive campgrounds include Bluff View, Cedar Ridge, Eagle Point, Fisherman’s Point, Goose Neck Bend North and South and Hickory Flats. RV campgrounds with 30 amp electric and water hookups include Blue Jay Knob and Flying Squirrel. The Shady Grove and Fox Squirrel campgrounds both offer full hookups, though there are four sites within Fox Squirrel that offer 50 amp electric. A total of seven comfort stations with restrooms and showers are available in the park, and there are two on-site dump stations. View a map of Tenkiller State Park campgrounds.

In addition to the tent and RV campgrounds, Tenkiller State Park guests may choose from 39 cabins, ranging from one to three bedroom styles.  All the cabins, except for the three bedroom model, are duplexes. Cabins are equipped for the maximum number of guests with dishes, linens, full kitchens, heat, air conditioning and satellite television. In addition, some cabins are pet friendly. There are a total of 39 one bedroom cabins, 16 two bedroom cabins and one three bedroom cabin. Tenkiller State Park also offers 10 courtyard cottages, which are motel-style with interconnecting rooms and a shared porch.  Each room features heat and air, a refrigerator, linens and bedding for four. Reserve a state park cabin online or call (918) 489-5641.

Tenkiller State Park features two multi-use trails and one nature trail. The Tenkiller Multi-Use Trail is a handicap accessible paved trail 1.5 miles in length. Children 16 and under may catch their limit of three fish per day with no charge or permit required in the kids' fishing pond at Tenkiller State Park.  Also located on-site, the Pine Cove Marina offers fuel, snacks and boat rentals, as well as the floating Clearwater Café.

For complete information on Tenkiller State Park, including detailed campground overviews, pricing and park amenities, view the Tenkiller State Park Guide.

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  • Discounts: Senior Discount

  • Facility Amenities: Amphitheater, Campsites, Credit Cards Accepted, Elec. 30 Amp, Full Hookups, Grills, Lake Access, Lake/River View, Lodging On Site, Marina, Meeting Space Available, Naturalist on site, Non-smoking, Office WiFi, Outdoor Grills, Park Ranger, Pets Allowed, Pets Allowed in Cabin, Pets Allowed in Park, Picnic Area, Playground, Pool Outdoor, Restaurant on site, Restrooms, Showers, Swim Beach, Water Hookup

  • General Information: Free admission, Number of Units: 49

  • Group Amenities: Group Rates Available

  • Location: Countryside, Lakefront, Recreation Area, State Park

  • On-site Activities: Biking, Boating, Children's Programs, Fishing, Hiking, Swimming, Volleyball, Watchable Wildlife, Waterskiing

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

  • Rentals: Pontoon Rental

  • Room Amenities: Cable/Satellite TV, Coffee Maker, Kitchen Facilities, Microwave, Refrigerator

  • Room Type: 1-Bedroom Units, 2-Bedroom Units, 3+ Bedroom Units, Connecting Rooms

Day

Open

Close

Sunday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Monday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Friday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

Saturday

8:00 am

4:30 pm

The hours above are office hours. The park itself is open 24 hours a day. The pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through August 15, 2015. Hours are 12-7:30pm Wednesday through Sunday, weather permitting.

Cabin & cottage check in: 3pm
Check out: 11am

Cabin pet fee: $10 per night.

Entry into the Fisherman's Point area costs $5 per vehicle.

Tent sites: $12

RV sites with electric & water hookups: $20

RV sites with electric, water & sewer hookups: $23

Premium sites: Additional $5

Pool rates:

Non park guests: $5

Campers: $3

Cabin guests: $2

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

Driving east on I-40, take Exit 287. Follow Hwy 100 N through Gore to park. From I-40 W, take Exit 297. Go 10 miles north on Hwy 82 to Hwy 100, then 3 miles south to park.

Primary Contact:

Lessley Pulliam

Events

Jul 4, 2015

Fireworks Extravaganza on Lake Tenkiller

From Nov 6, 2015
to Nov 8, 2015

Tenkiller Women in the Outdoors Workshop 2015

From Jan 23, 2016
to Mar 5, 2016

Eagle Tours & Loon Watches




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From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/18/15

Jim, your best bet for activities is to check with the Driftwood Nature Center by calling 918-489-5641. Regarding trails, the Tenkiller Multi-Use Trail is a 1.5 mile paved trail with some hills. It winds around bluebird houses and offers great views of the lake. The entrance is located at the park office. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From jim gormley on 05/18/15

I have toddler girls and want to expose them to mother nature this memorial day weekend. Any fun outdoor events for kids going on ? Any trails recommended for small kids?


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 Christine on 05/17/15

We just got back from a great family getaway weekend at TenKiller State Park. We had a blast at the Kida Fishing Clinic. It was so well done and my boys learned a lot and had so much fun. They even gave prizes to all children that attended. We stayed in a Cabin with our 4 boys and our dog. It was perfect for our family. They are just right for a fun weekend away at the lake. We can't wait to go back. Thanks again to all the great staff like Michelle and Leanne. We really enjoyed ourselves!!!


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 Connie Reese on 04/18/15

I booked a cabin for my Husbands annual fishing trip with his Dad and Brother for his Birthday, I purchased a Groupon to pay for one night stay which it states 1 or 2 bedroom cabin, I booked the cabin and then received a phone call that it wasn't good for a 2 bedroom so just before I called Groupon for a refund I read the info on the Groupon and it stated 1 or 2 bedroom so I called Tenkiller State Park again and they told me they had spoke with their Manager and he said that it could be used for a 2 bedroom so I booked the cabin. My Husband arrived on Thursday April 16th expecting a 2 bedroom well that is not what they got, it was a 1 bedroom with the other bed being a fold out couch. Both my Husband and Brother in law are over 6 foot tall the couch was about the size of a love seat!!! Well needless to say my Husband ended up on the floor the last night there. I am not happy at all about the fact that they went to have a nice fishing trip and relax and my Husband came home very upset!! On a good note the fishing was good and the Marine was nice a little pricey but that is to be expected.


From Robin on 03/23/15

Just visited this past weekend and it was beautiful, we will be going back this summer for some more family fun!!! Rented a boat from the marina and everyone there was so nice and helpful!! I do recommend bringing extra pots and pans when renting the cabins. other than that the cabins were great with the lake view. Thank you for a lovely stay!!!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/23/15

Connie, thanks for you interest in Tenkiller State Park! To check on cabin pricing and availability, please click the green 'Book Cabins & Lodge Rooms' button at the top of this page or feel free to call the park office at 918-489-5641. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Connie Estep on 03/21/15

I am a Native Oklahoman . me and my soon to be husband love boating & fishing!! Lake Tenkiller looks amazing!! Would like too know information on how to rent a cabin


From Naomi Flynn on 03/12/15

I am a Native American Cherokee Indian, and partial owner of Tenkiller Lake. It is an amazingly beautiful piece of property, I would love to go back to it!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/02/15

Kimberly, if you will call the Tenkiller State Park office at 918-489-5641, the staff there will be more than happy to give you information on group camping options. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From kimberly on 02/01/15

We have a family reunion each summer and go to different lakes. Looking at Tinkeller but need 7 Rv sites all together would like water front and shade. What is the best area and would like to be able to book the spots not first come basis needed.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/26/15

Tally, great! Please give Tenkiller State Park a call at 918-489-5641, and the staff there will be able to assist you. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Tally Tal on 01/25/15

Hello I was wondering we are want to do a group church camp for 4 days and was wondering who do I speak with to see what you have available.


From erik wallin on 11/23/14

this place is amazing nothing bad about it it's beautiful in every way will be going back in the 2015 summer and bringing the whole family Oklahoma is a beautiful state any ways lake tenkiller just makes it that much more beautiful


From TravelOK.com Staff on 10/06/14

Sherri, the tent campgrounds at Tenkiller State Park are Bluff View, Cedar Ridge, Eagle Point, Fisherman's Point, Gooseneck Bend North & South, and Hickory Flats. To read more about each campground, please click on the red link on the right side of this page that says 'View Tenkiller State Park Guide.' You're also welcome to call the park office at 918-489-5641 for more information. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Sherri on 10/05/14

Where would you recommend tent camping?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/11/14

Greg, your best bet would be to visit either the Fox Squirrel Campground or the Shady Grove Campground. The Fox Squirrel Campground has 26 full hookup sites and is the most popular RV campground. The Shady Grove Campground is located on the north side of the park and has 11 full hookup sites. All the sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any questions, please call the Tenkiller State Park office at 918-489-5641. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Greg Thomas on 09/10/14

We will be coming to the park in a 37ft motorhome. We need full hook ups with sewer. Would like to be close to lake what area would be good to acomadate us for Sat 13th through the 15th of September. Thank you.


From jjjb3 on 08/25/14

Very disappointed to find that part of Tenkiller State Park is now a day use fee area. Wanted to just drive my parents through when they were here visiting from out of state. Fee was going to be charged even though we were just driving through on a lake tour. Very sad.


From Debbie Longnecker on 08/09/14

We just spent three days and two nights at the cabins. It was just wonderful!! Can't wait to go back.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/23/14

Clyde, the pontoon boat rentals are provided by Pine Cove Marina. According to their website, there are three different price ranges for rental boats, so it would depend on what you're looking for. Rentals are available for two to eight hours. Click on 'Pine Cove Marina' at the top right side of this page, then click website for more information. You can see availability and pricing for cabins by clicking the green 'Book Now' button at the top of this page. At this time, we do not offer a military discount, but we do at various times throughout the year. All discounts for Tenkiller State Park will be listed on this page just above the comment box. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the park office at 918-489-5641. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From clyde hamilton on 07/23/14

I was wondering how much the pontoon rentals are and for how long? I was also wondering how much the cabin rentals are and if you guys offer military discount?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/14/14

Janell, you can check on cabin pricing and availability by clicking the green 'Book Now' button at the top of this page. For more information, please call the park office at 918-489-5641. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From janell on 07/12/14

How much is the cabin fees for 2/3 bedrooms


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/30/14

Megan, check in time is any time after 3pm, and check out is at 11am. If you have any questions, please call 918-489-5641. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Megan on 06/30/14

Hi, I have a reservation for this weekend for the courtyard cottage and I was just wondering what time is check in and check out? Thanks!


From Lisa on 06/27/14

Sorry..I gave the wrong email earlier,I'm the one asking about your cabins & fishing docks/trails if they're handicapped wheelchair accessible. Sincerely,Lisa


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/27/14

Lisa, thanks for your question. Cabin type three, which features three bedrooms, is handicap accessible. It would be best to call 918-489-5641 and request this cabin instead of trying to book it online. The Tenkiller Multi-Use Trail is a 1.5 mile paved trail with slight hills. The trailhead is located near the park office. Our records don't indicate a handicap fishing dock, but the park staff will be able to tell you for sure. We hope you have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Lisa on 06/27/14

Wanting to know if any of your cabins are handicapped wheelchair accessible and if the trails or fishing docks are wheelchair accessible as well. Sincerely,Lisa


From Les Pulliam on 06/17/14

We have been made aware of E-Coli reports on Lake Tenkiller. We do not have any reports of findings at Tenkiller or Cherokee Landing State Parks. To check the most current lake conditions, visit www.checkmyoklake.com


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/21/14

Libby, you can check on availability and pricing by clicking on the green booking button located at the top of this page. Since pricing varies based on season and day of the week, that's the best route to go. You can also call 918-489-5641 or 918-489-5643 for more information. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Libby Duvall on 05/21/14

What are the prices for cabins for 2 adults and 2 small kids for two nights?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/09/14

Mckallia, tent sites at Oklahoma state parks cost $12 per night, and they are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any questions, please call the Tenkiller State Park office at 918-489-5641. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Mckallia on 05/09/14

I was wondering I have 14 people and four tents we want to get prices for three days two night for a tent sit aroun July 4 weekend can you tell me how much it is please thanks


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/05/14

Brandon, thanks for your question. RV and tent sites at Tenkiller State Park are available on a first come, first serve basis. However, Tenkiller State Park does offer 85 RV sites and 144 tent sites, so you shouldn't have an issue finding a site! If you'd like any more information about staying at Tenkiller State Park, please call 918-489-5641. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Brandon W. Davis on 05/04/14

Any tent sites available in late September over the weekend? Looking to visit from Arkansas and spend time with my brother who lives in Tulsa.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 04/24/14

Megan, thanks for your question. Yes, all of the courtyard cottages are pet friendly! Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Megan on 04/24/14

Are the courtyard cottages all pet-friendly? I recently made a reservation and just wanted to check. I know it is an additional $10/night but wanted make sure I could bring my dog too.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 03/27/14

Taryn, Tenkiller State Park does offer WiFi at its Nature Center, but not at the individual campsites. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 918-489-5641. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Taryn Wallace on 03/26/14

Do you guys have WiFi at the campsite?Thanks!


From Mariah Davis on 03/26/14

My kids and husband loved the bird watching an especially the dirt! My boys gotta have their dirt!


From Clarissa Robertson on 03/26/14

I LOVE the tent and camping prices. The bathrooms are clean, and the showers are, too. I`ll be coming back soon, for sure!


From Mari on 03/22/14

It was awesome! Perfect for bird watching, fishing,.. And kids!


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/24/13

Monika, the smallest cabin can sleep four guests and ranges between $58-$98 per night depending on the season. You can check availability and pricing by clicking on the green booking button at the top of this page or by calling 918-489-5641. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From monika on 09/24/13

Can I get some information on pricing for the smallest cabin?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/03/13

Vera, the online booking site reflects the lowest available rate at that time. Currently the courtyard cottages are $63. If you have any questions, please call 918-489-5641. Have a great day and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Vera Shannon on 09/03/13

why is the price quoted for a three night stay higher than what is listed on the calendar?


From Suzanne R. on 08/30/13

I recently booked a two night stay over labor day weekend at one of the cabins. They are lovely and full of great ammenities. I had to cancel at the last minute due to a personal emergency. Patsy and her group at Tenkiller State Park were very understanding and kind and allowed me to cancel even though it was after the official cancellation date. This was greatly appreciated during this difficult time in my life. If the cabins are booked, get on the waiting list, cancellations do happen. The cabins and staff are wonderful! I have had all good experiences at Tenkiller and Keystone State Parks! Thank you, Patsy! You are a good person and your kindness is appreciated.


From Park Manager on 08/21/13

Hello - that particular beach is in Hickory Flats area. It is the area on the opposite side of the cove from Fisherman's Point and Pine Cove Marina. Thanks and come visit us soon! We still have a few cabins for this weekend, August 23 and 24. Call for reservations at 918-489-5641


From Erica on 08/21/13

Which swim beach is the one featured in picture #50 in the above slide show? Thanks!


From Joanna Long on 07/10/13

We spent several days here in June cabin was very nice, had one small problem which was fixed shortly after we reported it.


From Les on 07/02/13

The fireworks show this Thursday will begin at dusk. They will be shot from the same location as last year. Will be visible from the entire park and between the islands on the lake is the best viewing opportunity. Admission is free. The only area with an admission is Fishermans Point - DX Area, which has a $5 per vehicle entrance fee.


From Les on 07/01/13

Fireworks Extravaganza on Lake Tenkiller Jul 4, 2013 Dusk This free fireworks show will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2013 on the south end of Lake Tenkiller around dusk. The show will be shot off near Tenkiller State Park. The area between the two big islands should afford excellent viewing for boaters. In addition, the shoot site is somewhat higher in elevation this year, so there should be excellent viewing in the central part of the lake, perhaps as far north as Cookson Bend and Sixshooter. Guests in cabins 1-24 can view the show from the park side of their cabins. Campers in all areas of the park will have a great view. Visitors to Tenkiller State Park should have a great advantage to watching this free fireworks show from cabin areas, campgrounds, the marina area, scuba park area, cabin office area, pool area and swim beach locations. This event is funded solely by donations to the Greater Tenkiller Area Association - GTAA, which sponsors this extraordinary event for park and lake visitors. 8 miles N of Gore on Hwy 100 Vian, OK 74962


From Les on 07/01/13

Brianne, Thanks for your inquiry into Pontoon Boat Rentals at Pine Cove Marina. The marina has complete pricing information on their website at PineCoveMarina.biz. Check their site out, if you need further information you may contact them at 918 489-5735. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July


From Brianne Ross on 06/30/13

Could you send me an email with your pontoon rental information and pricing?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/19/13

Mary, we're sorry but discounts are only available to completely disabled campers and those over the age of 62. Best wishes and thank you for your service!


From Mary Rice on 06/19/13

Do you offer Military Discount?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/22/13

Coy, if you'll click on the red link above under More Information that says 'View Tenkiller State Park Guide,' you'll find extremely detailed information on the cabins. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From coy rountree on 05/21/13

can you give me a little bit of info on the cabins


From TravelOK.com Staff on 04/29/13

Ivy, the staff at Tenkiller State Park will be more than happy to get a cabin reserved for you if you'll call them at 918-489-5641. Have a great trip and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Ivy Broam on 04/29/13

I need a cabin for a weekend in May. Preferebly May 17 - 18th. I need to know as soon as possible. Thank you.


From Debbie Ambrose on 03/23/13

Spent spring break at one of the lakeside cabins and had a great time. The cabin was clean and very cozy. Sheets and bath towels reminded me of home. View was beautiful and State Park staff were very nice, helpful and funny. Will stay there again.


From Les Pulliam, Park Manager on 02/28/13

Reservations are currently down due to loss of our server. Please contact the cabin office at 918-489-5641, leaving us your name and number. We will contact you as soon as possible and get your reservation made. Sorry for any delay in your Lake Vacation plans.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 02/15/13

Taru, please contact the state park staff at 918-489-5641, and they may be able to answer your question. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Taru Parvin on 02/14/13

ATT HotSpot or Verizon aircard, do they work at the Tenkiller State Park Cabins?


From Les - Park Manager on 02/08/13

Update to our Wi-Fi situation. Due to state regulations, Wi-Fi is no longer at the cabin office, however, it is available at the Driftwood Nature Center. Park in front or 'sit on the porch' with us.


From Cristy Vitale on 02/01/13

Just wondering about wi-fi connectivity. I see facility wi-fi listed and was wondering if that means the capability is just in the office or through-out the park. Thanks, Cristy


From TravelOK.com Staff on 01/22/13

Karen, your best bet would be to contact Tenkiller State Park directly to check on cabin rates and availability. You can reach them by calling 918-489-5641. Pontoon boat rental is available through Pine Cove Marina and, according to their website, begins at $125 plus fuel and oil for two hours. For more information, you can contact the marina by calling 918-489-5735. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Karen McClure on 01/18/13

Our family plans to be at Lake Tenkiller July 4-7th. We are interested in a 1-bed, 2-bed, and 3-bed cabins as close to Cookson Bend as possible. What do you have and what is the cost per cabin. Also what is the fee for a pontoon rental? We are interested in the State Park accommodations.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 10/04/12

J Rich, please use the contact information above to get in touch with the state park staff directly and they will be able to assist you. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From J Rich on 10/03/12

Do you have a club room that could be used for a RV club of 13-15 rigs. If so, what would be the cost. We are all retirees. No children. Non smoking, etc.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 10/02/12

Steve, to check on cabin availability please call 918-489-5641 or click the green 'Book Now' button above. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Steve on 10/02/12

Do you have any Cabins available for Oct. 18-19-20?


From Janis and Dan on 06/23/12

Last fall we bought a run down cabin with little more going for it than a great view. Even in the midst of a ton of work we could hardly wait to get there. As the lake comes into view, the pressures of the week just float away.


From Kelvin on 03/21/12

We took our niece & 3 nephews for Spring Break, the kids had a blast climbing around on the rocks & hiking. The cabins with the older rustic insides were clean & very cozy. Even though it rained, it was great to raise the windows & smell the clean air & hear the rain drip off the roof. We'll be back in the future.


From Dakota on 03/13/12

My friends and I are heading to Tenkiller to camp and fish next weekend. I am eagerly looking forward to being there!


From Martha & David on 03/09/12

Hello, Good Folks! For years we came to camp & stay in the cabins & hang-out in our RV. Guess what? We always loved it so much, we retired from OKC in 2010 and now we live here! Not very far from the Tenkiller State Park, where we enjoy hiking, bird-watching, walking our dogs, and visiting the Nature Center. The Fourth of July fireworks are AMAZING! We love them almost as much as the Bald Eagles and the Loons in the winter. In spite of funding cut-backs which all state parks have experienced, if you visit this year, you will see improvements to the very comfortable cabins and grounds being finished up for the 2012 season. We volunteer with Tenkiller Park Partners since we found out about all the fun things that they do. The beautiful blue water, rocky cliffs, and trees budding out are welcoming spring and YOU!


From Bill on 07/21/11

I've scheduled a weekend of camping in my 38' RV. I was told I would be able to fit into the site but I am a bit concerned about that. Has anyone camped there in a large RV? Would greatly appreciate your input.


From Paul on 05/22/11

I live 5 miles from lake tenkiller great place to live or vacation cheap but vary nice homes property acd cabins for rent at reasonable rates all around perfect place to get away from it all thats why i moved here from montana.


From David Maestri on 03/17/11

I attended the Butterfield Men's Retreat, March 2011. The accommodations you guys for us were greatly appreciated. Park was very clean, Pads were very well maintained, and we also appreciated Big Daddy's opening up on Thursday for us. Thank You for letting us have a move of God as men together, and loved the welcome sign you guys had at the entrance. It let us know you care. Thanks again guys!


From Gene Redden on 03/17/11

I attended the Butterfield mens retreat last weekend. I took my motor home and have never parked on a pad with so much extra space keft on both sides of the motor home. The park was in excellent shape and I appreciate everything that was done to make our retreat a great experience. Many thanks to all the park staff with a special thank you to Doris Risley, I am looking forward to a return visit this fall.


From GEORGE DAVIS on 03/17/11

I ATTENDED THE MENS RETREAT THAT BUTTERFIELD CHURCH OF GOD HAD AT THE PARK LAST WEEKEND. I HAD A GREAT TIME. THE PARK WAS VERY NICE AND CLEAN, THE PARK ATTENDENTS WERE VERY HELPFUL AND CURTIOUS. I REMEMBER ONE OF THE ATTENDANTS DORIS RISLEY WAS VERY HELPFUL WHEN WE NEEDED ANYTHING. HE WAS NICE ENOUGH TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS WE HAD. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HOSPITALITY AND KINDNESS.


From Tim Mays on 03/16/11

I attended the Butterfield mens retreat last weekend. I stayed in one of the cabins with my son and son-in-law. The cabins were very clean and everything worked well. Park was very nice and the way the staff took care of everything makes this the place to stay. Thanks again


From William Chiles on 03/16/11

I attended the Butterfield Assembly of God men's retreat at Tenkiller State Park in March of 2011 and had a great time. Doris Risley did a great job taking care of us.


From James Shelly on 03/16/11

What an outstanding park! Clean, courteous and friendly. We attended the Butterfield Assembly of God men's retreat here March of 2011 and what a great time we had. We really appreciated what a great job Doris Risley did of taking care of us. This will definitely be on my familie's list of campsites to visit during the camping seasons to come.


From Brent Fairchild on 03/16/11

I attended the Butterfield Assembly of God men's retreat At Tenkiller State park. What a fantastic park the welcome and exceptional service was well appreciated. The wonderful service we received from our agent Doris Risley does not go unnoticed. Thank you for making this time enjoyable and relaxing.


From Cody Bankston on 03/16/11

I attended the Butterfield Church men's retreat at Tenkiller State Park and would just like to say thanks to all of the park staff for allowing us to stay and taking such great care of us.


From Harold Blanscet on 03/16/11

I attended Butterfield Assembly of God's men's retreat at Tenkiller State Park last weekend and really enjoyed it. It was my first time to camp there. Backing into my site was easy and the pad was level and there was plenty of room on both sides of me. The area we were in was very clean and lots of trees. For group camping it was excellent because of the layout of the sites. I walked a couple of times down to the lake and the view was awsome. I can see this would be a great place for a family outing because of the ongoing presence of the park personnel which gives you a sense of security. Everyone was friendly and very cooperative. I plan on returning, thanks for everything.


From Ronnie Gilmore on 03/16/11

I am the Pastor of Butterfield Assembly of God church in Van Buren, Arkansas. We recently held our annual Men's Retreat at Tenkiller State Park and had a wonderful time! It was such a success thanks to the staff at the park. I am so grateful to all of the employees for all of the hospitality. Everyone that we came in contact with from the park was so nice. I would certainly like to give a special compliment to Doris Risley our agent for setting the whole thing up and taking such good care of us. We could not have asked for better service. We will definately be returning to this campground.


From Vic & Nancy Hughes on 09/27/10

LOVED IT!!!!! We stayed in Cabin 19. Will stay again next year. Only thing we saw wrong was no electric outlet in bathroom. But then we're supposed to be camping right.


From Bobby on 06/20/10

I think Tenkiller Lake and State Park should noted as a recreational area. I stayed at the Flying Squirrel RV and tent camp site for two nights to go trout fishing. On one side was the highway complete with convenient store and night club along with all the associated noise and annoyances. On the other side was the front entrance to the park which had its contribution of noise from all the Harley Davidsons shifting gears. It is sort of like camping in Tulsa next to Peoria Street on Friday night without any noticeable shootings. Forget about fishing on the lake from the bank or docks in the summer because of all the swimming. Forget about fishing a boat also. You are a sitting target for a Jet Ski and risk being hit by objects that are usually occupied by helpless riders clinging for their lives, towed by boats with horsepower that compares to above average drag racing cars, and operated by maniacs. Go camping at Tenkiller for fun but not peace and quiet. As for relaxation and fishing get a trout license and go trout fishing below the dam. Camp somewhere else.


From Teresa Rodgers on 05/07/10

I've been going to Tenkiller most all of my life. I went camping and fishing there as a child. I'm a senior citizen now. I've enjoyed cabins, fishing,camping, canoeing, two nights on the river from Flint Arkansas to Hanging Rock our campsite. I've been back and forth or up and down. I've thought it was always heaven on earth. I've gone to that area for over 40 years steadily.


From connie burdine on 02/28/10

I would like to tell all the staff at Tenkiller thank you,for last year.In June of last year our family had the Burditt reunion at Tenkiller. We decided to have at Tenkiller again because we love the atmosphere. Our children and grandchildren loved it. We are getting ready to come again on June 10-13.


From Gordon & Kathy Knox on 02/09/10

Tenkiller state park is by far a hidden gem. Our family has established a tradition for spending our spring breaks there. As a family there is something for all to do. Accomodations and views are excellent for blending in with an Oklahoma's sunrise or sunset.


 
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