OKLAHOMA STATE PARKS UPDATES
We've gathered all the latest news and updates about Oklahoma state parks right here as a handy reference for you. From extreme water levels to updates on new facilities in our parks, here's all the latest buzz.
Closures at Hugo Lake State Park
May 22, 2015: Sections of Hugo Lake State Park have been closed due to high water levels. Both boat ramps, the marina, hiking trail and fishing dock are all inaccessible.
All Areas Open at Osage Hills State Park
May 21, 2015: Osage Hills State Park is open and available to campers. The road to Lookout Lake has washed out and is awaiting repair, but this does not affect the park.
Campgrounds Open at Roman Nose State Park
May 21, 2015: All areas within Roman Nose State Park are open. Campsites and some lodge rooms are available.
Campgrounds Full at Natural Falls State Park
May 21, 2015: Natural Falls State Park is open to day-use visitors only for picnicking, hiking and disc golf. All campsites are full.
All Campgrounds & Boat Ramps Open at Greenleaf State Park
May 21, 2015: At present, Greenleaf Lake is one foot above normal, which doesn’t affect operations. All camping areas are open.
All Areas Open at Alabaster Caverns State Park
May 21, 2015: The park is open with daily cave tours from 9am-5pm. There are seven RV sites available, including one accessible (for the physically disabled) site.
Campgrounds Open at Tenkiller State Park
May 21, 2015: Tenkiller State Park remains open with the high water. The only facility closed at this point is the boat ramp at the Hickory Flats tent area. All other facilities remain open.
Closures at Sequoyah Bay State Park
May 21, 2015: The RV Areas D and A at Pushmataha and Attakullakulla, respectively, at Sequoyah Bay State Park are closed. The Opothle-Yahola overflow camping area is partially closed. All boat ramps are closed.
Campground Closures at Sequoyah State Park
May 21, 2015: The Choctaw Campground at Sequoyah State Park is closed. Also, 25 of 60 tent camping sites at the Cherokee Campground are available for use. The Seminole Campground has some tent campsites available. All boat ramps are currently closed, and nine holes at the Sequoyah Golf Course can be used.
All Areas Open at Okmulgee & Dripping Springs State Parks
May 21, 2015: Waters have receded, and all areas at Okmulgee and Dripping Springs State Parks are open.
Partial Closures at McGee Creek State Park
May 21, 2015: The Buster Height RV campground at McGee Creek State Park is without power; however, 18 of those sites are usable for those campers who wish to camp with water hookups only. Eight sites at the Potapo area are open and six sites have no power. The majority of tent sites are open. All boat ramp parking lots are under water and the boat ramps are now closed until further notice. The lake is 21 feet above normal.
Campground Closures at Lake Wister State Park
May 21, 2015: Victor and Wards Landing campgrounds are closed.
Closures at Lake Thunderbird State Park
May 22, 2015: Fisherman's Point, Turkey Pass, South Dam and Little Axe boat ramps at Lake Thunderbird State Park are closed. Hog Creek and Denver Corner boat ramps remain open. All tent sites and 11 RV sites at the Lower Hog Creek East camping area are closed. The Lower Little Sandy Tent site is closed. Nine RV sites at the Lower Hickory Hill area are closed. Tent sites at the Lower South Dam area are closed. All tent sites and 45 RV sites at the Little Axe Outer Loop area are closed. Front and back picnic pavilions at the Hog Creek and Zoom Beach areas are closed. Fishing docks at Fisherman's Point, Indian Point Fishing Point, Turkey Pass Dock (Nature Center), South Dam and Little Axe Fishing Dock are closed.
Closures at Lake Texoma State Park
May 21, 2015: Due to high water levels, all campsites, bathroom facilities and picnic shelters at Lake Texoma State Park will be closed for Memorial Day weekend. The park will remain open for access to the marina.
All Campgrounds & Boat Ramps Open at Lake Murray State Park
May 21, 2015: All campgrounds and boat ramps at Lake Murray State Park are open. A small number of campsites are still available.
Closures at Lake Eufaula State Park
May 21, 2015: All tent and RV sites within Lake Eufaula State Park are open. The No Name Creek boat ramp is open. Hummingbird Beach, the marina and the boat ramp are closed.
All Campsites Open at Keystone State Park
May 21, 2015: All campsites are open at Keystone State Park. The lake is about 12 feet above normal.
All Campgrounds Open at Great Salt Plains State Park
May 21, 2015: All campgrounds are open at Great Salt Plains State Park. The lake is slightly higher than normal.
All Campgrounds Open at Great Plains State Park
May 21, 2015: All areas are open for camping at Great Plains State Park. Tom Steed Reservoir is currently 8.3 feet lower than normal and at 52.3 percent of total capacity.
Debris at Bernice, Honey Creek & Twin Bridges Areas at Grand Lake State Park
May 21, 2015: Considerable debris is flowing down the Spring and Neosho Rivers into Grand Lake. However, there are no high water issues at the Bernice, Honey Creek or Twin Bridges Areas at this time.
All Areas Open at Cherokee, Spavinaw & Snowdale Areas at Grand Lake State Park
May 21, 2015: The Cherokee, Spavinaw and Snowdale Areas at Grand Lake State Park are open.
Boat Ramp Closure at Foss State Park
May 21, 2015: Foss is 100 percent open with available campsites in the Cottonwood, Cutberth, Buffalo Bend and Mouse Creek campgrounds. Cedar Point has the only open boat ramp. The marina will be open. There are 40 campsites available on a first come, first serve basis.
All Areas Open at Fort Cobb State Park
May 21, 2015: Water levels at Fort Cobb State Park remain below normal. Fort Cobb State Park is open for use.
Cherokee Landing State Park Closures
May 21, 2015: Closures at Cherokee Landing State Park include the Cherokee RV campground, Wildcat Point tent area and the boat ramp and accessible fishing dock.
Closures at Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park
May 21, 2015: Beavers Bend State Park is normal and will be fully operational this weekend. At this time all boat ramps located in the park are closed and most of primitive campsites are under water.
In the Hochatown area, Cedar Creek golf course has been closed and all campgrounds along Broken Bow Lake have been closed. The marina remains closed due to the high water levels.
Broken Bow Lake is currently about 23 feet above normal and there is no boating access anywhere along the lake.
Campsite Closures at Arrowhead State Park
May 21, 2015: Five campsites and the beach at Lakeview Circle in Arrowhead State Park are closed. All other campgrounds and boat ramps in the park are open.