If it’s outdoor recreation you’re craving, look no further than Atoka. Located in southeast Oklahoma, this small town is home to big fun in the form of McGee Creek State Park, the McGee Creek Reservoir and the McGee Creek Natural Scenic Recreation Area. Whether your preference is camping, hiking, fishing or even hunting, these scenic areas have it all. Book a stay in one of the park’s rustic lake huts or set up your campsite overlooking the lake. Rent a paddleboard or tandem kayak from McGee Creek Paddlesports to explore the lake, or head out in town and watch an exciting dune buggy race at Atoka Motorsports Park. When hunger strikes, visit Luigi’s Italian Restaurant or Cazadorez Mexican Restaurant.


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