Swimming Not Allowed at Bernice Area

Swimming Not Allowed at Bernice Area

June 3, 2014: The swimming beach at 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

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 Little Mineral, Sheppard Annex, Hwy 377 Bridge and Treasure Island areas 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 Great Plains State Park

Boat Ramp Closures at Great Plains State Park

Due to low lake levels many boat ramps have been closed. The boat ramp located directly across from the Tom Steed Bait Shop, is still accessible. Boaters should be aware the water is 20 feet low and rocks and silt could cause damage to propeller if not careful.

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Murray State Park

Boat Ramp Closure at Lake Murray State Park

July 9, 2014: At this time, all boat ramps at Lake Murray State Park are closed with the exception of the ramp at Lake Murray Marina.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Sequoyah State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Sequoyah State Park

6/30/14: Testing was performed on 6/23/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Rocky Point Beach and Taylor Ferry North Beach areas of Fort Gibson Lake, 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 Fort Gibson Lake.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Keystone State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Keystone State Park

May 23, 2014: Testing was performed on 5/23/14 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 5/23/14 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

6/30/14: Recent water quality tests were performed at Pine Cove and Strayhorn 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. Testing was performed on 6/24/14 and while blue-green algae counts were elevated in the Burnt Cabin and Elk Creek areas of Lake Tenkiller, 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 Tenkiller.

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

Due to low water levels, the only boat ramp that remains open at Lake Texoma State Park is half the ramp at 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

Due to low water levels, several ramps at Fort Cobb State Park have been closed. The ramp at the marina remains open for boaters.

Boat Ramp Closures at Foss State Park

Boat Ramp Closures at Foss State Park

Due to low water levels, all boat ramps at Foss State Park except the Cedar Point boat ramp are unavailable. The Cedar Point ramp has been extended with military surplus landing mat to keep the ramp useable.

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Eufaula State Park

Blue Green Algae Notice: Lake Eufaula State Park

July 18, 2014: Testing was performed on 7/16/14 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 7/18/14 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

June 30, 2014: Testing was performed on 6/16/14 and while blue-green algae cell counts were elevated in the Quarry Cove area of Lake Wister, toxicity levels reported on 6/24/14 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.