Lake Thunderbird State Park

Lake Thunderbird State Park

Discovery Cove Nature Center

Lake Thunderbird State Park
13101 Alameda Dr
Norman
,
OK
73026
Park Office:
405-360-3572
Office Fax:
405-366-8150

First Day of Fall Hike

September 23, 2019 - September 23, 2019

8-10am

Come to the Nature Center and let's take a hike. We will walk the trail and return. Bring your bino's and walking shoes. […]

Turtle Feeding

September 28, 2019 - September 28, 2019

10-10:30am

Visit the nature center to watch the turtles being fed. There are Ornate and Three-toed Box turtles to watch. If you have overripe fruit, vegetables, worms, or crickets bring them for an extra treat. […]

What's That Fossil?

September 28, 2019 - September 28, 2019

1-2:30pm

Become a nature detective as we look for clues that tell us what that fossil is laying on the ground. Bring in your fossil so we can help to identify your treasures. […]

Turtle Feeding

October 5, 2019 - October 5, 2019

10-10:30am

Visit the nature center to watch the turtles being fed. There are Ornate and Three-toed Box turtles to watch. If you have a overripe fruit, vegetables, worms or crickets bring them for an extra treat. […]

Fall Clean-Up

October 5, 2019 - October 5, 2019

1-2:30pm

Meet other volunteer behind the nature center as we gear up to clean the park area around the Nature Center. There are lots of limbs and dead material to be moved for a new picnic area just outside the Nature Center. […]

Turtle Feeding

October 12, 2019 - October 12, 2019

10-10:30am

Visit the nature center to watch the turtles being fed. There are Ornate and Three-toed Box turtles to watch. If you have overripe fruit, vegetables, worms, or crickets bring them for an extra treat. […]

Let's Talk Dinosaurs

October 12, 2019 - October 12, 2019

1-2:30pm

Let's talk basics dinosaurs what kinds lived here in Oklahoma, how big were they and what did they eat. If you have dinosaur toys bring them along and let's find out what kind you have. […]

Turtle Feeding

October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019

10-10:30am

Visit the nature center to watch the turtles being fed. There are Ornate and Three-toed Box turtles to watch. If you have overripe fruit, vegetables, worms, or crickets bring them for an extra treat. […]

What's that Bird?

October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019

1-3pm

Questions answered about what type of birds you can expect to see around the Lake this time of year. Bring your photos if you don't know who is in the picture. Today's focus is on Warblers. […]

Turtle Feeding

October 26, 2019 - October 26, 2019

10-10:30am

Visit the nature center to watch the turtles being fed. There are Ornate and Three-toed Box turtles to watch. If you have overripe fruit, vegetables, worms, or crickets bring them for an extra treat. Weather permitting. […]

Winter Prep for Wildlife

October 26, 2019 - October 26, 2019

1-3pm

This is an informational class by the Naturalist to help you learn how to prep your property for wildlife. You will learn about Micro-habitats, deer feeding, branch-yard waste piles for small game, reptiles and what to put out to feed your backyard […]

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Weather

74° Mostly Cloudy

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Mon
70°
87°
Tue
72°
85°
Wed
73°
90°
Thu
68°
84°
Fri
72°
86°

Last Updated: September 23rd at 1:02am

Hours

Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The hours listed above are the operating times for Lake Thunderbird's park office, located on the north side of the lake at 13101 Alameda Drive. The park office will be closed on holidays including Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day through the following weekend, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President's Day.

The park is open for camping 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in designated camping areas.

Lake Thunderbird State Park Discovery Cove Nature Center's hours of operation are 9:30am-4:30pm Thursday through Saturday. Lake Thunderbird State Park Discovery Cove Nature Center is closed Sunday through Wednesday.

Equestrian trails are open daily from dawn until dusk.
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