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.

Closure at Cherokee Landing State Park

Closure at Cherokee Landing State Park

February 2, 2016: Due to high water levels on the lake, Cherokee Landing State Park is closed. However, the road to the main park office has been reopened.

Hiking Trail Closures at Red Rock Canyon State Park

Hiking Trail Closures at Red Rock Canyon State Park

February 2, 2016: Due to storm damage, all of the hiking trails within Red Rock Canyon State Park are closed until further notice.

Beavers Bend State Park Updates

Beavers Bend State Park Updates

February 11, 2016: Beavers Bend State Park is open. The cabins, lodge, campgrounds, Forest Heritage Center, nature center and lower river areas are open for visitors. Be aware that heavy equipment may be present in some areas of the park.

Flooding at Sequoyah Bay State Park

Flooding at Sequoyah Bay State Park

February 2, 2016: Due to flooding at Sequoyah Bay State Park, the Cypress Bay Marina is closed. The park remains open, although there is possible comfort station, shelter, RV and campsite damage.

Flooding at Sequoyah State Park

Flooding at Sequoyah State Park

February 2, 2016: Due to flooding at Sequoyah State Park, numerous pines along the entry are down. There is also possible damage to comfort stations, shelters, RV sites, campsites and four golf greens.

Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice

Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Alabaster Caverns State Park, the Canyon Campground (lower campground) and its bathrooms will be closed and gated from October 31, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Arrowhead State Park Winterization Notice

Arrowhead State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Arrowhead State Park, the Echo Ridge comfort stations and boat ramp will be closed beginning November 1, 2015.

Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park Winterization Notice

Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park, the Acorn, Buckeye, Carson Creek and Coyote area comfort stations will be closed beginning December 1, 2015. In addition, the Buckeye, Quail and Turkey RV campgrounds will be closed beginning December 1, 2015.

Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, the small comfort station at the park entrance will be closed from October 1, 2015, to May 1, 2016. In addition, the large comfort station in the RV area will be winterized from November 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Boiling Springs State Park, the Spring Hill campground will be closed and gated with bathrooms winterized and the group camps will be closed from October 15, 2015, to March 15, 2016.

Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Riverside campground (below the dam) and Lakeside campground will be open for day use and boat ramp only, but both area’s bathrooms will be closed and winterized beginning November 1. In addition, the Grandview campground will be closed with bathrooms winterized from November 1, 2015, to March 13, 2016.

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

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

Due to winterization, the Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park will be open for day use and boat ramp only, though the bathroom will be winterized from November 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016. The Little Blue Area’s campground will be gated, and only a vault toilet will be available.

Cherokee Landing State Park Winterization Notice

Cherokee Landing State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Cherokee Landing State Park, Wildcat Point will be closed beginning October 1, 2015. The Cherokee RV area and comfort station, as well as all other campgrounds and comfort stations will be closed from December 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Dripping Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Dripping Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Dripping Springs State Park, the Clovis Point comfort station will be closed from December 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice

Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Fort Cobb State Park, the Black Jack Cove and Deer Run campgrounds will be gated and winterized from October, 13, 2015 to April 1, 2016. The Sunset Cove campground will remain open with only one bathroom, and restrooms will be closed within the White’s Catfish Cove and Caddo Hill/Cove Road tent camping areas.

Foss State Park Winterization Notice

Foss State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Foss State Park, the Buffalo Bend campground and bathrooms will be closed and gated starting September 20, 2015. The Cutberth, Mouse Creek and Sandy Beach campgrounds will be open to RV camping with electric only, no water. However, bathrooms will be winterized and unavailable beginning October 19, 2015.

Great Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Great Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Great Plains State Park, the comfort stations next to Tom Steed Bait Shop across from the boat ramp and within the Otter Creek campground will be closed beginning November 1, 2015. In addition, the Otter Creek campground will remain open with electric service only.

Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Great Salt Plains State Park, the restrooms within the Sandy Beach I RV area and Sandy Beach II tent area will be closed. In addition, the handicap accessible restroom by the beach area and the community center will be closed beginning November 1, 2015.

Greenleaf State Park Winterization Notice

Greenleaf State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Greenleaf State Park, the Multi-Use Meeting Facility (laundry, game room, meeting room) and both the Cypress Ridge and Gobbler Ridge RV campgrounds will be closed from December 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park, the poolside comfort station will be closed from October 1, 2015, to May 1, 2015. The boat ramp comfort station will be closed from October 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016, and the comfort station in Area A will be winterized from November 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Keystone State Park Winterization Notice

Keystone State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Keystone State Park, the Lake Country campground will be closed and winterized from November 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice

Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Eufaula State Park, the restrooms at Area 4 will be closed beginning December 1, 2015.  In addition, the restrooms at Blackjack Bluff and the Longhorn Loop Kid’s Fish Out Pond will be closed from November 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016. The bathrooms at Hummingbird Beach ill be open for yurt guests only from November 1, 2015, through March 1, 2016. Longhorn Loop bathrooms will be open to yurt guests only through December 1, then will close until March 1, 2016.

Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice

Lake Murray State Park Winterization Notice

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, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice

Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Thunderbird State Park, the North Sentinel Area and restroom is closed to campers, but will be open for day use. In addition, the Little Sandy tent area, Post Oak RV area and boat ramp, Rose Rose RV area, Critter Alley tent area and Clear Bay Point tent area campgrounds will be closed beginning November 1, 2015.

Little Sahara State Park Winterization Notice

Little Sahara State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Little Sahara State Park, the north campgrounds, Buttercup and Cowboy camping areas and the restrooms within those areas will be closed from December 7, 2015, to February 25, 2016.

Okmulgee State Park Winterization Notice

Okmulgee State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Okmulgee State Park, all restrooms with the exception of one in the Red Oak campground will be closed from November 15, 2015, to March 15, 2016.

Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice

Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Osage Hills State Park, tent hill and all comfort stations will be closed with the exception of the main RV campground from November 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016. The group camp will also be closed from December 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Red Rock Canyon State Park Winterization Notice

Red Rock Canyon State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Red Rock Canyon State Park, only one of three comfort stations in the Canyon campground will be available. The comfort stations within both the Walnut Grove campground and day use area will be closed and winterized from October 26, 2015, to April 1, 2016. Please note the park will close when ice/snow covers the steep entrance road.

Robbers Cave State Park Winterization Notice

Robbers Cave State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Robbers Cave State Park, sites 31-41 at the Old Circle campground will have electric hookups only and the restroom will be winterized. Additional closures include the restroom behind the pool, restroom on the west end of the Nature Center and Group Camp 1 from December 1, 2015, through March 1, 2016.

Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice

Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Roman Nose State Park, the Deer Run Day Use Area's comfort station and the swimming pool restrooms near the Spring Area will be closed from November 1, 2015, to April 1, 2016.

Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice

Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Sequoyah State Park, the Creek campground and Paradise Cove South will be closed beginning November 1, 2015, although the Paradise Cove South boat ramp will remain open. The Choctaw campground will offer full hookup sites, but the comfort station will be closed beginning November 1, 2015. The Cherokee Campground will close November 15, and the Chickasaw campground will be available for day use only with no restroom facilities available. The group camp will be closed beginning December 12, 2015. The Cherokee campground will reopen March 15, 2016, while all other areas will reopen March 1, 2016.

Sequoyah Bay State Park Winterization Notice

Sequoyah Bay State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Sequoyah Bay State Park, the Attakullakulla, Pushmataha and group camp will be closed from November 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park, the campgrounds will be gated and bathrooms will be winterized from November 1, 2015, through April 1, 2016. Boat ramps will remain open.

Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park, the gates will be closed and the restrooms and showers will be winterized from November 1, 2015, through April 1, 2016. Campers will be directed to the Grand Cherokee campground at Cherokee State Park.

Tenkiller State Park Winterization Notice

Tenkiller State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Tenkiller State Park, the Shady Grove RV, Blue Jay Knob RV, Flying Squirrel RV, Upper DX and Bluff View tent areas, as well as all 10 courtyard cottages, will be closed from November 1, 2015, to March 1, 2016.

Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice

Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Texoma State Park, comfort stations 3, 6 and 8 will be closed beginning November 1, 2015.

Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park, comfort station 4 and 5 will be closed beginning on October 1, 2015. The lake huts and comfort stations 2 and 3 will close on November 1. All areas are expected to reopen March 15, 2016.

Lake Wister State Park Winterization Notice

Lake Wister State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Wister State Park, the Ward's Landing campground and bathhouse, as well as the large bathhouse in the Victor Area, will be closed from December 1, 2015, through mid-March 2016.

Hugo Lake State Park Updates

Hugo Lake State Park Updates

January 29, 2016: At Hugo Lake State Park, a total of six two bedroom cabins and 10 of the one bedroom cabins are open. The Hospitality House is available for reservations and all boat ramps in the park are open.

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