***NOTICE*** Due to winterization at Lake Murray State Park, the Cedar Cove, Duke’s Forest, Tipp’s Point, Marietta Landing, Rock Tower and Martin’s Landing campgrounds will be closed and winterized from December 1, 2019 through March 1, 2020. The Elephant Rock, Buzzard’s Roost and ATV campgrounds and facilities will be open all winter. Tent camping is available in Buzzard’s Roost, ATV and Tipp’s Point. The ATV Area is open from 8am to sunset daily. The Nature Center and Tucker Tower are open 9am-4:30pm daily through the end of October. From November 1 through March 1, the hours remain the same, but they are closed on Monday and Tuesday. The Nature Center and Tucker Tower are also closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Lake Murray State Park is Oklahoma's first and largest state park consisting of 12,500 acres of forested, rolling hills around beautiful Lake Murray. The park's diverse terrain, exceptional trails and historic sites make Lake Murray State Park a favorite destination among outdoor, water sport and ATV riding enthusiasts.
Staying at the park is easy with your choice of nine RV campgrounds, 500 tent sites, 56 cabins and a modern lodge dotted throughout beautiful Lake Murray State Park. 329 RV sites feature full hookups, a variety of pull-through sites, and bath and shower houses. Six campgrounds are open 24 hours a day, and Elephant Rock, Cedar Cove and Tipps Point are gated. Other campgrounds include Duke's Forest, ATV campground, Martin's Landing, Rock Tower, Marietta Landing and Buzzard's Roost. Three seasonal group camps are also located within the park.
For a more secluded experience, book one of the park's cabins, many of which are historic structures built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. These state park cabins feature everything from cozy cottages for two up to large family-size cabins. For a small fee, pets are allowed in select cabins. Reserve state park cabins and lodge rooms online, or call either 800-257-0322 or 580-223-6600.
For more luxurious accommodations, Lake Murray Lodge features 32 recently renovated rooms and all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Choose from rooms with one king-size with sofa sleeper or two queen-size beds all with stunning views of the lake. Savor a meal in the Blue Heron Restaurant, located directly off the lobby within Lake Murray Lodge. Enjoy scenic views of Lake Murray while feasting on delicious menu selections including classic sandwiches, burgers and traditional breakfast platters for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Lodge guests can also have hours of fun at the outdoor pool and splash pad area. Lake Murray Lodge offers a total of seven meeting areas, from the 4,168 sq. ft. Bald Eagle Ballroom to smaller board rooms. Banquet catering and audio/visual equipment are also available. No pets are allowed in the lodge.
When it’s time to get outside, fishing, boating and a variety of water sports are enjoyed on the 5,728 surface acres of Lake Murray. Outdoor activities include golf, picnicking, camping, trail riding, hayrides, hiking, swimming, miniature golf and paddle boating. Sports facilities include a golf course, tennis courts, and softball and baseball fields. With nearly 1,000 acres of trails for ATVs, motorcycles and dirt bikes, thrill seekers have plenty of terrain to adventure. Helmets are required for those under 18, and riding double is only permitted when the ATV is manufactured for two people. A small ATV riding fee (per passenger) does apply.
The park also has an extensive trail system for hikers and mountain bikers. New Deal, Anadarche, Buckhorn and a new system from the park office to Tucker Tower all combine for more than 30 miles of scenic trails offering a wide variety of hiking and biking experiences. These trails range from fairly simple and flat to moderately difficult with good hills and even some interactions with rock and bluff environments.
Golfers of all ages and abilities enjoy the well-manicured and challenging Lake Murray State Park Golf Course. This 18-hole golf course features towering oak trees, tree-lined fairways, strategically placed water hazards and a breathtaking natural waterfall. A pro shop and practice range are located on-site and individual or group lessons are available. The golf course can be contacted at the phone number above or via email at email@example.com.
Stay at Lake Murray State Park and create memories for a lifetime while enjoying the great outdoors in scenic southern Oklahoma. Large pavilions throughout the park provide a shady gathering spot to relax and enjoy a meal cooked on the grill. Visit Lake Murray Water Sports or take a peaceful trail ride with Lake Murray Riding Stables. A marina with boat rentals is located nearby, and Lake Country Store is on-site with convenience items.