Winterization Notice at Lake Wister State Park

Winterization Notice at Lake Wister State Park

Due to winterization at Lake Wister State Park, Wards Landing campground and bathhouse as well as the large bathhouse in Victor campground will be closed from December 1 to mid-March 2015.

Winterization Notice at the Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park, comfort stations 2, 4 and 5 will close on November 1. Comfort station 3 will close from January 1 to February 28.

Winterization Notice at Lake Texoma State Park

Winterization Notice at Lake Texoma State Park

Due to winterization at Lake Texoma State Park, comfort station 3 near the marina/gas dock and Catfish Bay campground will close on October 1. Both comfort station 6, which is at the entrance to the 400 Area/Rally campground, and comfort station 8 in the 500 Area will close on November 1. One comfort station will remain open in each campground area throughout the winter.

Winterization Notice at Tenkiller State Park

Winterization Notice at Tenkiller State Park

Due to winterization at Tenkiller State Park, all 10 courtyard cottages, as well as the Shady Grove RV, Blue Jay Knob RV areas, Flying Squirrel RV area, Upper DX and Bluff View tent areas will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at the Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park, the area will be open for day use only. Gates will be closed at night, and the restrooms and showers will be winterized from November 1 to mid-March.

Winterization Notice at the Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park, the campgrounds will be gated and the bathrooms will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015. The boat ramps will remain open.

Winterization Notice at Roman Nose State Park

Winterization Notice at Roman Nose State Park

Due to winterization at Roman Nose State Park, the Deer Creek Day Use comfort station and swimming pool restrooms near the Spring Area will be closed from November 1 to April 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Robbers Cave State Park

Winterization Notice at Robbers Cave State Park

Due to winterization at Robbers Cave State Park, the restroom behind pool, restroom on the west end of Nature Center and both group camps will be closed from December 1 to March 1, 2014. In addition, sites 31-41 in the Old Circle campground will have electric hookups only and the restroom will be winterized.

Winterization Notice at Red Rock Canyon State Park

Winterization Notice at Red Rock Canyon State Park

Due to winterization at Red Rock Canyon State Park, comfort stations within the Walnut Grove Campground and Walnut Grove Day Use Area will be closed and winterized from October 26 to April 1, 2015. In addition, the Canyon Campground will only have one of the three comfort stations available. Please note that the park will close when snow or ice covers the steep entrance and exit road.

Winterization Notice at Osage Hills State Park

Winterization Notice at Osage Hills State Park

Due to winterization at Osage Hills State Park, all comfort stations will be closed and winterized from November 1 to March 1, 2015, with the exception of the main RV campground. Tent Hill will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015, and the group camp will be closed from December 1 to April 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Okmulgee State Park

Winterization Notice at Okmulgee State Park

Due to winterization at Okmulgee State Park, all restrooms will be closed from November 15 to March 15, 2015, with the exception of one in the Red Oak campground.

Campground Closure at McGee Creek State Park

Campground Closure at McGee Creek State Park

Due to renovations at McGee Creek State Park, the Potapo campground will be closed from October 14 to April 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Little Sahara State Park

Winterization Notice at Little Sahara State Park

Due to winterization at Little Sahara State Park, the Buttercup, Cowboy and North Campgrounds will be closed beginning December 8.

Winterization Notice at Lake Thunderbird State Park

Winterization Notice at Lake Thunderbird State Park

Due to winterization at Lake Thunderbird State Park, the Little Sandy tent area, Rose Rock RV area, Critter Alley tent area, Clear Bay Point tent area and South Dam tent area will be closed beginning November 1. The North Sentinel area will be closed to camping and the restrooms will be winterized, though it will be open for day use.

Winterization Notice at Lake Murray State Park

Winterization Notice at Lake Murray State Park

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 to March 2, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Lake Eufaula State Park

Winterization Notice at Lake Eufaula State Park

Due to winterization at Lake Eufaula State Park, the bathrooms at Hummingbird Beach, 2A (primitive tent camping) and Area 4 RV campground will be shut down on December 1. All others will be winterized mid-November. The park office/visitor center will be closed on Sundays from mid-November until March 1. No Name Creek/Frisbee Boat Ramp will be unavailable when water levels are low. All bathrooms in Longhorn Loop, including the kid’s fishing pond, will be winterized mid November through March 1. One comfort station in Longhorn Loop will be available for yurt guests through mid-December.

Winterization Notice at Keystone State Park

Winterization Notice at Keystone State Park

Due to winterization at Keystone State Park, the Red Carpet campground will be closed from October 1 to March 31, 2015.

Winterization Notice at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park, all restroom facilities will be closed with the exception of one handicap accessible bathroom from November 1 to March 25, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Greenleaf State Park

Winterization Notice at Greenleaf State Park

Due to winterization at Greenleaf State Park, the Cypress Row and Gobbler Ridge campgrounds, as well as the Multi-Use Meeting Facility (including laundry, game room and meeting room), will be closed from December 1 to March 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Great Salt Plains State Park

Winterization Notice at Great Salt Plains State Park

Due to winterization at Great Salt Plains State Park, the comfort stations within Sandy Beach I and II, as well as the handicap accessible bathroom by the beach area will be closed beginning November 1. In addition, the community center will be closed effective November 1.

Winterization Notice at Great Plains State Park

Winterization Notice at Great Plains State Park

Due to winterization at Great Plains State Park, the comfort stations within the Otter Creek campground and next to the Tom Steed Bait Shop will be closed beginning November 1. The Otter Creek campground will remain open to RV camping with electric only, no water.

Winterization Notice & Campground Closure at Foss State Park

Winterization Notice & Campground Closure at Foss State Park

Due to winterization at Foss State Park, the Buffalo Bend campground and bathrooms will be closed beginning October 6. On December 8, the Cottonwood Campground will be closed until further notice while electrical upgrades and site renovations are completed. The Cutberth, Mouse Creek and Sandy Beach campgrounds will remain open to RV camping with electric only, no water. Bathrooms within those campgrounds will be winterized and unavailable beginning October 6.

Winterization Notice at Dripping Springs State Park

Winterization Notice at Dripping Springs State Park

Due to winterization at Dripping Springs State Park, the Clovis Point comfort station will be winterized and closed from December 1 to March 1, 2015. The campground will remain open for camping with water, electric and a fishing dock available.

Winterization Notice at Cherokee Landing State Park

Winterization Notice at Cherokee Landing State Park

Due to winterization at Cherokee Landing State Park, Wildcat Point will be closed from October 1 to March 1, 2015. The Choctaw RV Area and comfort station will remain open in the winter.  All other campgrounds and comfort stations will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at the Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park, no overnight camping will be available from November 1 to April 1, 2015. The Disney Area will be open for day use and boat ramp use only, and the bathroom will be winterized. None of the facilities at the Little Blue Area will be available for winter use. The campground will be gated, and only a pit toilet will be available.

Winterization Notice at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Riverside campground below the dam will be open for day use and boat ramp use only. The Lakeside campground will be open for boat ramp use only. Both the Riverside and Lakeside bathrooms will be closed. The Grand View campground and bathrooms will be closed from November 1 to March 13, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Boiling Springs State Park

Winterization Notice at Boiling Springs State Park

Due to winterization at Boiling Springs State Park, the Spring Hill campground will be closed and bathrooms will be winterized from October 15 to March 15, 2015. During that time, the group camps will also be closed.

Winterization Notice at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park

Winterization Notice at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park

Due to winterization at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, all bathrooms will be winterized with the exception of the showers and bathrooms at the Nature Center beginning November 1. The restrooms are expected to re-open on April 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park

Winterization Notice at Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park

Due to winterization at Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park, the Buckeye, Quail and Turkey campgrounds will be closed beginning December 1, 2014. The Acorn, Buckeye, Carson Creek and Coyote comfort stations will be winterized December 1.

Winterization Notice at Arrowhead State Park

Winterization Notice at Arrowhead State Park

Due to winterization at Arrowhead State Park, the comfort stations in Echo Ridge and the boat ramp will be closed beginning November 1, 2014.

Winterization Notice at Alabaster Caverns State Park

Winterization Notice at Alabaster Caverns State Park

Due to winterization at Alabaster Caverns State Park, the lower campground will be closed and its bathrooms will be winterized from October 31 to April 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Fort Cobb State Park

Winterization Notice at Fort Cobb State Park

Due to winterization at Fort Cobb State Park, the Blackjack Cove Campground (Area 1) and Deer Run Campground (Area 2) will be closed from October 15 to April 1, 2015. Only one restroom will be available in the Sunset Cove campground, and all bathrooms will be closed in the Caddo Hill/Cove Road campground. The Eagle's Nest campground and comfort station will be closed from November 1 to April 1, 2015.

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Eufaula

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Eufaula

September 12, 2014: Due to low water levels, the Frisbee Boat Ramp at Lake Eufaula State Park is closed until further notice.

Winterization Notice at Sequoyah Bay State Park

Winterization Notice at Sequoyah Bay State Park

September 5, 2014: Due to winterization at Sequoyah Bay State Park, the Attakullakulla (Area A), Payamataha (Area B), Pushmataha (Area D) and Group Camp and all restrooms within those areas will be closed from November 1 until March 1, 2015.

Winterization Notice at Sequoyah State Park

Winterization Notice at Sequoyah State Park

Due to winterization at Sequoyah State Park, the Creek campground will close from November 15 to March 1, 2015. The Paradise Cove South area and its comfort station will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015, although the boat ramp will remain open. The comfort station within the Choctaw campground will be closed from November 1 to March 1, 2015. The Cherokee campground will be closed from November 15 to March 1, 2015. The Chickasaw campground will be open for day use only, and no restrooms will be available. The group camp will close from December 12 to March 1, 2015.

Swimming Not Allowed at Bernice Area

Swimming Not Allowed at Bernice Area

August 28, 2014: The swimming beach at the Bernice Area is closed until further notice due to a temporary water quality issue. The park is still open, but no swimming is allowed.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Texoma State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Texoma State Park

September 26, 2014: Testing was performed on 9/26/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Little Glasses Creek, Johnson Creek, Lakeside PUA and East Burns Run PUA areas of Lake Texoma, toxicity levels reported on 9/26/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Texoma.

Due to elevated blue-green algae cell counts, contact with the water in the general vicinity of the Little Mineral, Sheppard Annex, Hwy 377 Bridge and Treasure Island areas of Lake Texoma is discouraged until toxicity tests can be completed.  Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water.  If you or your pet swim in water that may have blue-green algae present, rinse off with soap and fresh water.  Please respect all lake area and beach closures.  Although swimming in these areas is prohibited, visitors can still enjoy many land activities and boating at other locations around the lake.

Boat Ramp Closures at Great Plains State Park

Boat Ramp Closures at Great Plains State Park

August 28, 2014: Due to low lake levels all boat ramps at Great Plains State Park, with the exception of the ramp located directly across from the Tom Steed Bait Shop, are closed. Boaters should be aware the water is 15 feet low.

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Murray State Park

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Murray State Park

October 20, 2014: Due to low water levels at Lake Murray State Park, the only available boat ramps are located at Elephant Rock and the Lake Murray Marina.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Sequoyah State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Sequoyah State Park

September 26, 2014: Testing was performed on 9/26/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Rocky Point Beach area of Fort Gibson Lake, toxicity levels reported on 9/26/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Fort Gibson Lake.

Recent water quality tests were performed at the Taylor Ferry North Beach area of Fort Gibson Lake and have shown that blue-green algae did not pose a concern for recreational use at the time the test was performed.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Keystone State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Keystone State Park

August 29, 2014: Testing was performed on 8/29/14 and while blue green algae cell counts were elevated in the Washington Irving Beach and Appalachia Bay Beach areas of Keystone Lake, toxicity levels reported on 8/29/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold.  Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water.  Although swimming in these areas is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Keystone Lake.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Tenkiller State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Tenkiller State Park

September 26, 2014: Recent water quality tests were performed at Pine Cove, Strayhorn, Burnt Cabin and Elk Creek areas of Lake Tenkiller and have shown that blue green algae did not pose a concern for recreational use at the time the test was performed.

Road Closure Near Keystone State Park

Road Closure Near Keystone State Park

The road leading from US 412/Hwy 64 over the Keystone Dam (also known as Oklahoma 151) and into Keystone State Park will be closed until November 2014. Visitors coming from the west are asked to take exit 59 and head south on OK-48 to OK-51, then turn east. Visitors coming from the east on US 412 are advised to turn south on OK-97/OK-51 in Sand Springs. Follow OK-51 across the Arkansas River and turn right to remain on OK-51 until you see signs to enter the park.

The Lodge at Sequoyah State Park Renovation Closure

The Lodge at Sequoyah State Park Renovation Closure

Various portions of the Lodge at Sequoyah State Park will be closed for renovations August 2014 through January 2015. During this time, cabins and the bunkhouse will be open and available, please call for more information or to make reservations.

Boat Ramp Closures at Lake Texoma

Boat Ramp Closures at Lake Texoma

August 28, 2014: Due to low water levels, the only boat ramp that remains open at Lake Texoma State Park is at the Catfish Bay Campground. 

7/7/14: Due to elevated blue-green algae cell counts, contact with the water in the general vicinity of Rock Creek and Sheppard's Annex areas is discouraged until toxicity tests can be completed. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. If you or your pet swim in water that may have blue-green algae present, rinse off with soap and fresh water. Although swimming in these areas is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy many land activities and boating at other locations around the lake.

7/7/14: Recent water quality tests were performed at Little Mineral and Treasure Island areas of this lake and have shown that blue-green algae did not pose a concern for recreational use at the time the test was performed.

6/30/14: Testing was performed on 6/24/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Little Glasses Creek, Johnson Creek, Lakeside PUA and East Burns Run PUA areas of Lake Texoma, toxicity levels reported on 6/30/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Texoma.

6/2/14: Testing was performed on 5/23/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Cumberland Pool area of Lake Texoma, toxicity levels reported on 6/2/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Texoma.

5/21/14: Testing was performed on 5/13/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Hwy 377 Bridge area of Lake Texoma, toxicity levels reported on 5/21/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Texoma.

Boat Ramp Closures at Fort Cobb State Park

Boat Ramp Closures at Fort Cobb State Park

August 28, 2014: Due to low water levels, the main boat ramp at Sunset Cove Marina is the only ramp open at Fort Cobb State Park.

Boat Ramp Closures at Foss State Park

Boat Ramp Closures at Foss State Park

October 19, 2014: Due to low water levels, all boat ramps at Foss State Park except the Cedar Point boat ramp are closed.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Eufaula State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Eufaula State Park

August 29, 2014: Testing was performed on 8/29/14 and while blue-green algae levels were elevated in the Brooken Cove, Elm Point, Hwy 9 Landing, Gentry Creek, Belle Starr and Porum Landing areas of Lake Eufaula, toxicity levels reported on 8/29/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold.  Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in these areas is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Eufaula.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Wister State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Wister State Park

September 26, 2014: Testing was performed on 9/26/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Quarry Cove area of Lake Wister, toxicity levels reported on 9/26/14 are below the World Health Organization threshold. Visitors should not drink untreated water or let themselves or pets come in contact with areas of discolored water. Although swimming in this area is discouraged, visitors can still enjoy boating and many land activities around Lake Wister.