Lake Thunderbird State Park
Lake Thunderbird State Park

Lake Thunderbird State Park

Discovery Cove Nature Center

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

Lake Thunderbird State Park offers a variety of water activities and recreation. The park features two marinas (Calypso Cove Marina and Little River Marina), nine boat ramps and two swim beaches. Accommodations include over 200 RV sites with 30 full hookup sites, restroom facilities and primitive campsites. Lake Thunderbird State Park also features playgrounds, picnic tables and an archery range. A total of ten picnic shelters for groups and eight family shelters, as well as tent and RV campgrounds, can be reserved online.

Both the Lake Thunderbird State Park Discovery Cove Nature Center and equestrian trails are located in the Clear Bay area. The trails, which are open Wednesday through Sunday, cover four miles and feature 12 obstacles. Negative Coggins papers are required, and no on-site stables are available. An array of hiking, mountain biking and nature trails are also available in Lake Thunderbird State Park. Deer archery and waterfowl hunting are available in designated areas during the applicable seasons.

Escape to Lake Thunderbird State Park near the Oklahoma City metro to enjoy water activities and outdoor recreation like mountain biking, equestrian trails and hiking.
Early morning at the Lake Thunderbird marina in Norman.
Head to Lake Thunderbird State Park for a quick lake escape near the Oklahoma City metro.
Catch a family picture at the LOVE selfie station near Calypso Cove Marina at Lake Thunderbird State Park.

Activities

Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking
Boating
Swimming
Fishing
Horseback Riding
Biking
Watchable Wildlife
Nature Center

Pricing

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Amenities

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Weather

57° Clear

Cooling down with no rain expected.

Mon
31°
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Tue
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Wed
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Thu
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Fri
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Last Updated: December 11th at 3:14pm

Hours

Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The hours listed above are the operating times for Lake Thunderbird's park office. The park office is closed 12-1pm daily for lunch. The park office is closed on state holidays.

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 Wednesday through Sunday. Lake Thunderbird State Park Discovery Cove Nature Center is closed Monday and Tuesday.

Equestrian trails are open daily from dawn until dusk.

Park office is open Monday through Saturday in the winter season.
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