Camp at Osage Hills State Park

Oklahoma Osage Hills Campground

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Camping, Photography

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Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole

With rolling hills, miniature waterfalls, forests with wildlife, and creeks flowing with lots of fishing opportunities, Osage Hills State Park is a wonderful place to get away from the city but still not be “too far away.”

Only 15 minutes away from Bartlesville on SH-60 is the scenic Osage Hills State Park. It boasts lush greenery, lakes and creeks for fishing, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails to enjoy. There are 20 semi-modern sites with electricity hook-ups and 7 tent sites located in the center of Osage Hills State Park about 1 mile from the entrance off SH-60. If you head west on the short road to the Lookout Tower, you will access the tent only site, where there are 16 tent sites. If you head south towards the group camp area and Falls Trail, you will access the 8 cabins. We camped out at tent site H near the Lookout Tower.

Each campsite includes picnic tables and a fire ring. There are also restrooms and dumpsters at the central campsite areas. Tent sites are $12 per night, while semi-primitive sites are $20 per night. They are first come, first served. Many of the sites are surrounded by trees, which is great for providing shade and also putting up hammocks.

While camping at Osage Hills State Park, you can access many of the hiking trails ranging from easy to moderate in skill level (0.5 miles to 2 miles in length), the mountain biking trails (0.8 miles to 3.1 miles in length). Several of them are scenic, whether it’s to the rocky bluffs, the miniature waterfalls, to Lookout Lake, through the forests to view wildlife, etc. You can also go fishing while camping at Osage Hills State Park, where bass, crappie, perch, and catfish are abundant. Lastly, there are also a swimming pool, tennis court, and baseball field located near the campsite areas.

Pack List

  • Tent
  • Footprint/tarp for tent
  • Camping cookware
  • Firewood (burn it where you buy it concept)
  • Food
  • Storage for food
  • Water
  • Camping Blanket/Sleeping Bag
  • Daypack
  • Layers of clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Flashlights/Camp lanterns/Luminoodle lights
  • Camera
  • Hammock
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We frequent this camp site in the spring and fall. It can get a little crowded during the summer months. As Jamie mentioned in the description, there are plenty of options for hiking trails. The Fall season in Oklahoma is unpredictable, and often short, but I would recommend trying visit the park when the leaves are changing

11 months ago
11 months ago

Jamie FleckExplorer

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