Lake Wister State Park

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Lake Wister State Park
A map of Oklahoma showing the location of Lake Wister State Park
A map of Oklahoma showing the location of Lake Wister State Park
Location Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
Nearest city Wister, OK
Coordinates 34°55′08″N 94°46′16″W / 34.9189885°N 94.7710628°W / 34.9189885; -94.7710628Coordinates: 34°55′08″N 94°46′16″W / 34.9189885°N 94.7710628°W / 34.9189885; -94.7710628[1]
Area 3,428 acres (1,387 ha)
Governing body Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department
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Lake Wister State Park is a 3,428-acre (13.87 km2) Oklahoma state park located in Le Flore County, Oklahoma. It is located near the city of Wister, Oklahoma.

Lake Wister State Park, in southeast Oklahoma, is a gateway to the beautiful Ouachita National Forest. The park includes 7,300-acre (30 km2) Lake Wister with five camping areas. The park offers many recreational activities including hiking, camping, bicycling, picnics, fishing, hunting, boating and water skiing. Enjoy the water spray park for children and adults. A waterfowl refuge is nearby, and hunting is allowed at Wister Wildlife Management Area. Camping facilities include cabins, tent sites and RV sites with both modern and semi-modern. Other facilities include comfort stations with showers, picnic tables, group picnic shelters, lighted boat ramps, unlighted gravel ramp, playgrounds, nature center, miniature golf course and swimming beach. Hiking trails include a self-guided nature trail, handicapped trail and a 4-mile (6.4 km) round trip trail. Lake Wister State Park has a fully equipped group camp that accommodates 100 visitors and includes a full kitchen and dining hall.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lake Wister State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lake Wister State Park". Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department. Retrieved January 6, 2013.