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Lake Thunderbird State Park

13101 Alameda Dr, Norman, OK 73026-8605
+1 405-360-3572
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Nice Park

This was our first visit to Oklahoma. The state park was nice, clean, and fairly roomy. We had a... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Carrie L
Oakland, Arkansas
Good Lake but not the cleanest

Been to this lake many times and its very close and has some benefits but has been a dumping... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
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13101 Alameda Dr, Norman, OK 73026-8605
+1 405-360-3572
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was our first visit to Oklahoma. The state park was nice, clean, and fairly roomy. We had a bad experience at a private RV park in town and this was great. The park roads and bathrooms could use a little work, but overall, a...More

Thank Carrie L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Been to this lake many times and its very close and has some benefits but has been a dumping groiund for alot of junk.. Better lakes in Oklahoma

Thank GARY C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Gone is the "Grill" the ONLY lakeside cafe on Thunderbird. Not much remains but boring picnic areas.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Dirty Bird...that's what the locals call it...is a good lake in central Oklahoma. It's not crystal clear. Quite the contrary, visibility underwater is about 3 inches. Nevertheless, fishing is not a problem (with a license) and the wet and dry camping areas are adequate. There...More

2  Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have stayed and played in this park for almost my entire life. Camping here is very nice with hiking trails, fishing docks and swimming areas. There are also biking trails for mountain bikers. They have shower facilities and bathrooms that are kept clean and...More

3  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My sister showed me this lake while visiting her. There a some nice hiking trails and we walked around in the large trees surrounding the area. This lake is big and we were able to watch several people water skiing. A nice place for a...More

2  Thank alexandrias231
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We live very close and have spent a lot of hours in the park and on the lake. The park is very well kept and fun to visit. There is horse back riding. Trails. Camping. A marina.

2  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

An armed hate group called '12 Tribes" rented out part of the camp ground and policed the area, stopping cars. When citizens tried to go around the blockade to access the park, they were threatened with weapons.

6  Thank A P
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spent an afternoon listening to the water and watching the boats go by. Gorgeous sunset!!! The shore could have been cleaned up a bit but it was a really nice place to sit for a bit or quiet time.

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to camp, swim, water ski or sail. We enjoy sailing after dark enjoying the cool nights and the light breeze.

1  Thank Jim C
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Stacy H
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If you want to be assured you will have it for the day and time you need it then yes you want to reserve it