List of Oklahoma state parks

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This is a list of current and former state parks in Oklahoma.

Current parks[edit]

Park Name   County or Counties   Area in acres   Date
founded
  
Stream(s) and / or Lake(s)    Notes  
Alabaster Caverns State Park Woods 200 1956 Largest public gypsum cave in the United States
Arrowhead State Park Pittsburg 2,200 1963 Lake Eufaula On a peninsula in Lake Eufaula. Lodge and cabins are closed.
Beavers Bend State Park McCurtain 1,300 1935 Mountain Fork River, Broken Bow Lake
Bernice State Park Delaware 88 1970 Grand Lake o' the Cherokees
Black Mesa State Park Cimarron 349 1959 Lake Carl Etling Black Mesa Nature Preserve established in 1991 by the Oklahoma Nature Conservancies
Cherokee Landing State Park Cherokee 146 1954 Lake Tenkiller
Cherokee State Park Mayes 43 1954 Grand Lake o' the Cherokees
Clayton Lake State Park Pushmataha 510 1947 Clayton Lake
Disney/Little Blue State Park Mayes 32 1966 Grand Lake
Dripping Springs State Park Okmulgee 1,075 Okmulgee Lake
Fort Cobb State Park Caddo 1,872 1960
Foss State Park Washita 1,749 1961 Foss Lake
Gloss Mountain State Park Major 640
Great Plains State Park Kiowa 187 1977 Tom Steed Lake
Great Salt Plains State Park Alfalfa 840 1952 Great Salt Plains Reservoir
Greenleaf State Park Muskogee 565 1954 Greenleaf Lake
Hochatown State Park McCurtain Broken Bow Lake
Honey Creek State Park Delaware 30 1954 Grand Lake
Hugo Lake State Park Choctaw 289 1974 Hugo Lake Originally built in 1974 as Kiamichi Park, renamed Hugo Lake State Park in 2002.
Keystone State Park Tulsa 714 1966 Keystone Lake
Lake Eufaula State Park McIntosh 2,853 1963 Lake Eufaula
Lake Murray State Park Carter, Love 12,496 1938 Lake Murray Added to National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
Lake Texoma State Park Marshall 1,882 1951 Lake Texoma
Lake Thunderbird State Park Cleveland 1,874 1965 Lake Thunderbird
Lake Wister State Park Le Flore 3,428 1953 Lake Wister
Little Sahara State Park Woods 1,600
McGee Creek State Park Atoka 2,600 McGee Creek Reservoir
Natural Falls State Park Delaware 120 1990
Okmulgee State Park Okmulgee 1,075 1963 Okmulgee Lake, Dripping Springs Lake
Osage Hills State Park Osage 1,100 1935
Raymond Gary State Park Choctaw 263 1955 Raymond Gary Lake
Red Rock Canyon State Park Caddo 310
Robbers Cave State Park Latimer 8,246 1935 Fourche Maline Lake Carlton, Lake Wayne Wallace
Roman Nose State Park Blaine 1937 Lake Watonga, Lake Boecher
Sequoyah Bay State Park Wagoner 303 1954 Fort Gibson Lake
Sequoyah/Western Hills State Park Cherokee 2,200 1953 Fort Gibson Lake
Snowdale State Park Mayes 15 1959 Lake Hudson (Oklahoma)
Spavinaw State Park Mayes 35 1959 Spavinaw Lake
Talimena State Park Le Flore 20 1970
Tenkiller State Park Sequoyah 1,190 1953 Lake Tenkiller
Twin Bridges State Park Ottawa 63 1954 Neosho River, Spring River

Former state parks[edit]

Park Name   County or Counties   Area in acres   Date
founded
  
Stream(s) and / or Lake(s)    Notes  
Adair State Park Adair 25 Small park within the city limits of Stillwell. Now owned by the City of Stillwell.[1]
Beaver Dunes State Park Beaver 520 Owned by City of Beaver.[1]
Boiling Springs State Park Woodward 820 1935
Boggy Depot State Park Atoka 630 Owned and managed by the Chickasaw Nation since 2011.[1]
Brushy Lake State Park Sequoyah 90 1971 Brushy Lake Since 2011, owned and managed by the City of Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Crowder Lake University Park Washita 22 Crowder Lake Owned and operated since 2003 by Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Lake surface is 158 acres.
Heavener Runestone State Park Le Flore 50 Owned and managed by city of Heavener since 2011.[1]
Lake Eucha State Park Delaware 55 1967 Lake Eucha Owned and managed by the city of Tulsa since 2011;[1] Park is not actually on Lake Eucha
Walnut Creek State Park Osage 1,429 1966 Lake Keystone
Wah Sha-She Park Osage 266 1973 Lake Hulah Owned by the Osage Nation since 2011. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Wertz, Joe. "Why It’s Hard to Privatize and Move State Parks." September 2, 2011. Retrieved April 8, 2013.[1]