Featuring more shoreline than the Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined, Oklahoma wears its Lake Country badge with pride. Glistening lakes in every corner of the state have beckoned swimmers, anglers, outdoors enthusiasts and casual vacationers for generations. Whether you want to take a swim surrounded by rolling hills, reel in the big one among ancient mountains or pilot your watercraft around lush forested shoreline, there’s a lake for every taste in the Sooner State. Here’s our rundown of standout lakes from each region of the state.Learn More
Quartz Mountain Resort, Arts & Conference Center
Quartz Mountain Resort, Arts & Conference Center in Lone Wolf is one of the premier resort destination in southwest Oklahoma. The resort is surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes in all of Oklahoma, but even those who don’t appreciate the outdoors will love Quartz Mountain. The resort features more than 100 guest rooms, each displaying outstanding views of either the Wichita Mountains or Lake Altus-Lugert. The views inside the guest rooms are great, too, as each room features four pieces of original art.
Cabin accommodations are also available for larger parties. There are eight two-bedroom cabins that sleep six guests comfortably. There are also two one bedroom cabins that sleep 4 guests. These cabins are furnished with equipped kitchens and fireplaces. The Mountain View Bunkhouse was built for very large groups and it accommodates up to 64 guests.
Boating, hiking, riding, and biking are just some of the popular activities available at Quartz Mountain Resort. Recreation options range from water slides, miniature golf and paddle boats in the summer to eagle watching in the winter. Visitors can also enjoy exploring area caves, swimming in the heated pool and golfing on the resort’s 18-hole course and driving range.
The Sundance Café, located inside the resort, serves three meals a day in a dining room overlooking Lake Altus-Lugert and the Wichita Mountains. A large outdoor patio gives diners an even better view during warm months. The menu ranges from salads to chicken fried steak and is known for incredible steaks.