Oklahoma’s RV Camping Hot Spots


Monday, March 9th 2020, 5:58 am
By: News On 6


Springtime is upon us and it’s time to hop in that new RV - or dust off your old one - and hit the road. Whether it’s Spring Break, Summer vacation or any weekend in between, it’s time to explore!

And if you haven’t explored the wide world of RVs, the specialists at Wade’s RV can help you out. They’ve been offering advice and providing excellent customer service to the RV community since 1982 and there’s no better group to do business with.

Here are a few of the best and most underrated RV spots in Oklahoma.

- Beavers Bend State Park, Broken Bow

Beavers Bend State Park is one of the most popular and beautiful destinations in the state. Dense, hilly pine forests are broken up by Broken Bow Lake and the Mountain Fork River. Visitors can be active -hiking, biking or kayaking down the Mountain Fork’s rapids - or just relax and enjoy the scenery from a campsite, canoe or on horseback. All 393 campsites are available for online reservation too.

- Robbers Cave State Park, Wilburton

Robbers Cave gets its name for once being a hideout for outlaws Jesse James and Belle Starr, amongst others. Highly scenic with incredible hiking trails, Robbers Cave also offers seasonal trout fishing and some of the best rock climbing in Oklahoma. RV sites include full hookups. Robbers Cave is legendary for its foliage in the Fall.

Lake Murray State Park, Ardmore

- Oklahoma’s first state park is also its largest with 12,000 acres to explore around Lake Murray in southern Oklahoma. The Lake Murray Nature Center is a can’t-miss stop near Tucker Tower on the south end of the lake. Hiking, trail riding, miniature golf and all manners of water sports are available. RV sites can be found all around the park.

- Alabaster Caverns State Park, Freedom

Pull up to Alabaster Caverns near Freedom and check out one of the largest natural gypsum caves in the world. Daily guided tours of the cave feature a well-lit path and group rates but be sure to get a reservation in advance if you’re visiting on a popular holiday weekend. If you’re adventurous, go spelunking on your own one of the other four large caves in the park.

- Osage Hills State Park, Pawhuska

Very accessible for RVs and offering tall grass prairie views where herds of wild buffalo roam free, Osage Hills State Park near Pawhuska is as “Oklahoma” as it gets. You can rent a fishing boat and try to land a lunker at Lookout Lake or cool off in the pool if that’s more to your liking. RV sites include water and electricity hookups and the park offers a waste dump station too.

- Hogan’s Off Road Park, Disney

Hogan’s Off Road Park is a hidden gem for ATV, Jeep or other off road vehicle enthusiasts and it offers full hookup RV sites so you can stay and make a weekend of it. There are about five square miles of trails and rocky obstacles to conquer, plus it’s located right next to Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma.

- New Mannford Ramp Campground and Recreational Area, Mannford

Another underrated RV spot is the New Mannford Ramp Campground. If you enjoy fishing, this is a great spot to pull in and settle down with a hook in the water. While many places are dead in the Winter, New Mannford Ramp offers a heated fishing dock so you can still cast a line when the temperatures drop. And who wouldn’t appreciate their top-notch restroom facilities?

So the next time you’re considering a road trip or weekend getaway, give one of these hot spots a shot. And if you’re thinking about getting an RV, there’s no better place to start than visiting the experts at Wade’s RV.