Hudson Lake, located north of Bartlesville, is a small area lake offering 250 surface acres and eight miles of shoreline. The park surrounding Hudson Lake covers six acres and offers picnic areas, barbecue grills, a playground area, an archery range, handicap accessible restrooms and ample parking. This multi-purpose park is located on the southwest corner of Hudson Lake.
Lake facilities include a boat ramp and fishing dock at Hudson Dogwood Marina. In 1972, Hudson Lake was upgraded with fish shelters, making this lake near Bartlesville a popular fishing destination. Fishing licenses and boating permits are required and are available at city hall. Canoes and kayaks are allowed on the lake without a permit and there is no charge for use of the park. Surrounded by wooded hills, Hudson Lake is considered one of the most beautiful in the area.