The Best Camping in Oklahoma

Looking for the best camping in Oklahoma? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Oklahoma. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Oklahoma

  • Lawton, Oklahoma

    Climb at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

    4.5
    The Wichita Mountains is a paradise for those trapped in the flat lands of Oklahoma and Texas! From Oklahoma City it's approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, and from Dallas/Ft Worth (TX) approx. 4 hours.Talk about a place that holds tons of potential and houses some of the best climbs in the state! Over th...
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  • Indiahoma, Oklahoma

    Hike the Wichita Mountains' Bison Trail

    4.7
    5.7 mi / 829 ft gain
    The Wichita Mountains rise rather dramatically from the flat plains of Southwest Oklahoma that surround them. In 1901, the roughly 59,000 acres of land were established as a wildlife refuge to preserve endangered species and to reintroduce animals that had once been eliminated from the area. Toda...
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  • Indiahoma, Oklahoma

    Camp at Doris Campground in the Wichita Mountains

    5.0
    In the western part of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, nestled right on scenic Quanah Parker Lake is Doris Campground. Doris Campground offers an all-round perfect camping experience in the extraordinary Wichita Mountains whether you are in an RV or tent camping. There are five loops in th...
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  • Hodgen, Oklahoma

    Backpack the Horsethief Springs Trail

    12.7 mi / 1100 ft gain
    Park your car in the east parking lot at Cedar Lake and you will find the trailhead on the southeast side of the lot. You will immediately head south on the Horse Thief Springs Trail. There are several cutoffs and side trails along this route, but follow the white blazes on the trees and you will...
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  • Broken Bow, Oklahoma

    Camp at Reasoner Point

    Reasoner Point is located in Hochatown State Park along the shoreline of Broken Bow Lake. Hochatown was originally part of Beaver's Bend State Park but later separated to meet the growing needs of people who wish to use Lake. In addition to being on the lake, it's also situated in Ouachita Nation...
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  • Hinton, Oklahoma

    Hike the California Road Nature Trail Loop

    3.0
    2.3 mi / 262 ft gain
    Red Rock Canyon is approximately one hour west of Oklahoma City, the entrance is on the south side of the town of Hinton. You can easily drive past the entryway if you aren't looking for the turn off to Red Rock Canyon Road. The California Nature Trail is on the southern end of the park and has e...
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  • Muskogee, Oklahoma

    Camp at Greenleaf State Park

    4.0
    About an hour away from Tulsa is the award winning, beautiful Greenleaf State Park. With tent and RV sites situated all along Greenleaf Lake, there are so many scenic options to choose from when wanting to camp at Greenleaf State Park. Those wishing to stay there for more than one day have close ...
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  • Bartlesville, Oklahoma

    Camp at Osage Hills State Park

    3.0
    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...
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  • Jet, Oklahoma

    Camp at Great Salt Plains Lake

    3.3
    Located in Great Salt Plains State Park in western Oklahoma, Great Salt Plains Lake provides ample camping opportunities while also being a very scenic location with kayaking, fishing, and bird watching activities. It is also a great place to stay at if you are traveling to the salt flats or Alab...
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  • Freedom, Oklahoma

    Go Wild Caving at Alabaster Caverns

    2 mi
    Drive to Alabaster Caverns State Park. Wild Caving is open From April 1-September 30th. You must have at least 3 people in your party. You must all have helmets and at least 2 light sources per person. Go to the visitor center to get permits and the map. Refer to the map for all route-finding! Ow...
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  • Kenton, Oklahoma

    Hike Black Mesa

    4.0
    4.2 mi / 800 ft gain
    Sitting on the northwestern tip of the panhandle, Black Mesa is the highest point in Oklahoma. The trail is 4.2 miles each way, and takes around 4 hours to complete. Marked by mileage signs, the trail is flat for the first several miles, before ascending 600 feet along switchbacks. After you reac...
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  • Freedom, Oklahoma

    Camp in the Water Cave at Alabaster Caverns

    Call and reserve the water cave in advance. It is a group site and will cost around $40. Drive to Alabaster Caverns State Park in NW Oklahoma. Pick up your permits from the visitor center. Park in the NW corner of the main parking area. You will take a trail northwest for a few hundred yards befo...
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  • Hodgen, Oklahoma

    Rough Mountain via Ouachita Trail

    8.67 mi / 1854 ft gain
    Rough Mountain via Ouachita Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Muse, Oklahoma.
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  • Hinton, Oklahoma

    Red Rock Canyon Rim Trail

    3.86 mi / 259 ft gain
    Red Rock Canyon Rim Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hinton, Oklahoma.
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  • Wilburton, Oklahoma

    Rough Canyon Trail

    2.78 mi / 354 ft gain
    Rough Canyon Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Wilburton, Oklahoma.
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  • Wilburton, Oklahoma

    Cattail Pond Loop Trail

    4.24 mi / 456 ft gain
    Cattail Pond Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Wilburton, Oklahoma.
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