Lake Murray

Lake Murray
13528 Scenic State Hwy 77
Phone: 580-223-4044
Fax: 580-223-4052

Beautiful spring-fed Lake Murray features 5,700 surface acres and is one of the clearest lakes in Oklahoma.  The lake is located wholly within the 12,500-acre Lake Murray State Park.  The fishing at Lake Murray is excellent and is known for great smallmouth bass fishing.   It is also a great lake for water skiing, wake boarding, jet skiing and more.

The facilities at Lake Murray include boat ramps, campsites, camper parking, electrical hookups, picnic areas, grills, restrooms and group shelters.  Visitors to Lake Murray will enjoy plenty of swimming, scuba diving opportunities, hiking on nature trails surrounding the lake, horseback riding, miniature golf and more.  Other amenities include a marina, showers, tennis courts, cabins and boat rentals. 

The Lake Murray ATV area offers about 10 miles of marked trails for three- and four-wheelers.  Dune buggies and other types of off-road vehicles are not allowed.  Come to Lake Murray and enjoy 67 miles of shoreline, or visit the on-site Tucker Tower Nature Center, located on the south shore of the lake.  Formerly a summer retreat for Governor Murray, Tucker Tower is now a nature center, featuring many displays of area wildlife.

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Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Camp Store, Campsites, Concessions, Credit Cards Accepted, Dump Station, Elec. 30 Amp, Elec. 50 Amp, Full Hookups, Grills, Handicapped Parking, Lodging On Site, Marina, Pets Allowed, Picnic Area, Playground, Pull Thru Sites, Restaurant on site, Restrooms, Showers, Swim Beach, Water Hookup, Waterfront Sites
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35
On-site Activities: Boating, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking, Disc Golf, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Swimming, Tennis Court, Watchable Wildlife, Waterskiing
Rentals: Canoe Rental, Jet Ski Rental, Kayak Rental, Paddleboat Rental, Pontoon Rental, Sailboat Rental, Ski Boat Rental
Located 3 miles east of I-35 at Exit 24 or 29, south of Ardmore and north of Marietta.
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