State Park Updates
We've gathered all the latest news and updates about Oklahoma state parks right here as a handy reference for you. From extreme water levels to updates on new facilities in our parks, here's all the latest buzz.
Due to high water levels, the lower part of Lake Country campground at Keystone State Park is closed. In addition, the Pier 51 Marina is closed.
Due to high water levels at Tenkiller State Park, the Fisherman's Point (including boat ramp and dive park), Hickory Flats (including boat ramp), Shady Grove and Bluejay Knob Areas are closed.
Due to high water levels, Cherokee Landing State Park is closed.
The Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park's lower area is temporarily closed and access is unavailable.
Due to high water levels at Sequoyah Bay State Park, the Attakullakulla (Area A), Pushmataha (Area D) and Opothle-yahola campgrounds (overflow/group camp) are closed. The main picnic shelter is open, but all remaining shelters are closed.
At Sequoyah State Park, the Paradise Cove and Choctaw tent areas are closed. The Creek tent area is open with limited sites available and the Cherokee campground has 15 sites open. In addition, the Rayhaven cabin is closed. Nine (9) of the golf course's 18 holes are currently closed.
Due to high water levels, Riverside campgrounds at Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park are closed.
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
900 N Stiles Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Effective October 17, 2016, the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River Bridge located near Great Salt Plains State Park's River Road Campground on State Highway 38 will be closed for reconstruction. The new bridge construction project will last approximately 4-6 months. During construction, the River Road Campground, Sandy Beach Campground, North Spillway and all park areas located north and west of the River Bridge can only be accessed from the north on State Highway 11 and turning south on State Highway 38.
The park office, cabins, community center, south spillway and all other park areas south of the River Bridge can only be accessed from State Highway 64 turning north on State Highway 38.
The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department - Division of State Parks, is announcing an increase to the cost of the basic rate of a campsite beginning August 15, 2016. Previously the base cost of an tent campsite was $12 per night per site. The basic rate will increase to $14 per site per night. Utility rates will remain unchanged.
"The fee increase is necessary due to the current cost of operating and maintaining the campgrounds in the state parks," explained Director Kris Marek. "Our goal is to continue to offer Oklahoma State Parks to our visitors as a great resource for recreation in a natural setting."