State Park Updates

State Park Updates

We've gathered all the latest news and updates about Oklahoma state parks right here as a handy referencefor you. From extreme water levels to updates on new facilities in our parks, here's all the latestbuzz.

Greenleaf State Park Meeting Room Closure
Greenleaf State Park Meeting Room Closure

Until further notice, the Whispering Winds Reunion Center will be closed for renovations.

Greenleaf State Park Hiking Trail Closure
Greenleaf State Park Hiking Trail Closure

Until further notice, the Ankle Express Hiking Trail will be closed at the swinging bridge until repairs are made to the bridge. 

Roman Nose State Park Lodge Restaurant Hours Reduced
Roman Nose State Park Lodge Restaurant Hours Reduced

Starting November 4, until further notice, the restaurant at Roman Nose Lodge will be closed Monday and Tuesday, open for lunch and dinner on Wednesday and Thursday, open all day on Friday and Saturday, and will close at 2pm on Sunday. A complimentary continental breakfast will be available to lodge guests on Monday through Thursday.

Arrowhead Area at Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice
Arrowhead Area at Lake Eufaula State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Arrowhead Area at Lake Eufaula State Park, the comfort stations in Echo Ridge campground will be closed and winterized from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

The Turkey Flat, Lakeview Circle and Equestrian campgrounds and comfort stations will remain open. All areas will remain open for primitive tent camping, and the group camp will be open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain campgrounds are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Beavers Bend State Park Winterization Notice
Beavers Bend State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Beavers Bend State Park, the Buckeye, Quail RV and Turkey RV campgrounds, as well as the Acorn, Carson Creek and Coyote area comfort stations will be winterized from December 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain campgrounds are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice
Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, the small comfort station at the entrance to the park will be closed from October 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. In addition, the large comfort station in the RV area will be closed from November 1, 2018 through March 15, 2019.

The Nature Center will remain open with restrooms available. Nature Center hours are Monday through Friday 9am-4pm from November through February.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Black Mesa State Park Winterization Notice
Black Mesa State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Black Mesa State Park, the group camp will be closed from November 1, 2018 through May 1, 2019. The park and facilities will remain open for RV camping.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice
Boiling Springs State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Boiling Springs State Park, the Springhill campground and group camps will be closed from October 15, 2018 through March 15, 2019.

The Whitetail campground and bathrooms will remain open for RV camping. The main picnic day-use bathroom will also be open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice
Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park, the park will be open for day use and boat ramp only from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice
Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park, none of the facilities will be available for winter use. The campground will be gated and only a pit toilet will be available from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice
Fort Cobb State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Fort Cobb State Park, the Black Jack Cove and Deer Run campgrounds will be closed and gated with bathrooms winterized from October 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019 (pending weather). In addition, only one restroom will remain open in White’s Catfish Cove and the Caddo Hill/Cove Road tent camping sites will remain open, though the bathrooms will be closed pending weather.

The Eagles Nest and Sunset Cove campgrounds and comfort stations will remain open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice
Great Salt Plains State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Great Salt Plains State Park, the handicap accessible restroom by the beach area will be closed from September 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. In addition, the following areas will be closed from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019: Sandy Beach I bathrooms, Sandy Beach II bathrooms and the community center.

The Sandy Beach I RV campground will remain open with a boat ramp available. Sandy Beach II tent area will remain open. The River Road campground and bathrooms will also remain open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice
Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at the Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Raccoon Ridge (Area A) comfort station will be closed from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. The boat ramp comfort station will be closed from October 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. The poolside comfort station is closed from Labor Day through Memorial Day. The Squirrel Hollow (Area B) comfort station will remain open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Keystone State Park Winterization Notice
Keystone State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Keystone State Park, the Lake Country and Red Carpet Country campgrounds and restrooms will be closed from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. The Green Country restrooms and boat ramps, as well as the marina will remain open. The marina restaurant will be open on Fridays and Saturdays in September, then will close for the season.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Texoma State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Texoma State Park, comfort station #3 near the marina/gas dock and catfish campground, comfort station #6 at the entrance to the 400 Area/Rally campground and comfort station #8 in the 500 area will be closed from November 1, 2018 through March 15, 2018.

One comfort station will remain open in each campground area throughout the winter.  Campsites will be available for winter camping in most areas and boat ramps remain open (as water levels allow).

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice
Lake Thunderbird State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Lake Thunderbird State Park, the Little Sandy tent area, Post Oak RV area, Rose Rock RV area, Critter Alley tent area and Clear Bay Point tent area campgrounds and restrooms will be closed and gated from November 1, 2018 through April 15, 2019. The North Sentinel campground and restrooms will be closed, but the area will be open for day use only from November 1, 2018 through April 15, 2019.

The campgrounds and restrooms that will remain open include Hog Creek tent and RV areas, Hickory Hill RV area, Little Sandy 30 and 50-amp RV area, Turkey Pass RV area and Little Axe. The East Sentinel and West Sentinel day use areas will also remain open.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice
Osage Hills State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Osage Hills State Park, the Tent Hill campground and restroom will be closed from November 1, 2018 through March 1, 2019. The group camp will be closed from December 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

Water in the RV campground and comfort station will be available until the first freeze. After the first freeze, potable water will be available at the entrance into the RV area.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice
Roman Nose State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Roman Nose State Park, the Deer Run Day-Use comfort station and the Group Camp buildings and restroom will be closed from November 1, 2018 through April 1, 2019. The Canyon Vista and Beaver Dam campgrounds and bathrooms will remain open.
 
Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice
Sequoyah State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Sequoyah State Park, the following areas will be closed from November 1, 2018 through March 15, 2019: Creek campground, Paradise Cove South (boat ramp will remain open), Choctaw comfort station (full hookups and boat ramp will be available) and the Cherokee campground. The Chickasaw campground will be open for day use only and no restrooms will be available. In addition the Group Camp will be closed from December 1, 2018 through March 1, 2019.

Full hookups for RVs and the comfort station will remain available in the Seminole area. One comfort station and one boat ramp will be available in Paradise Cove.

Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice
Alabaster Caverns State Park Winterization Notice

Due to winterization at Alabaster Caverns State Park, the lower campground will be closed and gated from October 31, 2018 through April 1, 2019.

The upper campground RV camping and bathroom facilities will remain open and available. Oklahoma State Parks are open year round, although certain areas are temporarily closed for the winter season to prevent damage to structures during inclement weather.

Tenkiller State Park Boat Ramp Closure
Tenkiller State Park Boat Ramp Closure

Effective August 13, the boat ramp at Hickory Flats will be closed. The Fisherman’s Point boat ramp will be available as an alternative.

State Park Passport Address Change
State Park Passport Address Change

If your family is participating in Oklahoma's State Park Passport program, there has been a change of address. The initial printing of this booklet lists State Parks’ previous address on the Record of Visits pages.
 
To obtain your child’s tokens, send their Record of Visits page(s) to:

Oklahoma State Parks
Passport Program
900 N Stiles Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104