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 incredible Outbound community.

  • Climb at the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

    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 ho...

  • Hike the Wichita Mountains' Bison Trail

    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...

    5.7 miles 829 ft gain

  • Camp at Doris Campground in the Wichita Mountains

    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...

  • Backpack the Horsethief Springs Trail

    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...

    12.7 miles 1100 ft gain

  • 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 ...

  • Hike the California Road Nature Trail Loop

    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 ...

    2.3 miles 262 ft gain

  • Camp at Greenleaf State Park

    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 wishi...

  • Camp at Osage Hills State Park

    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-u...

  • Camp at Great Salt Plains Lake

    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...

  • Go Wild Caving at Alabaster Caverns

    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 t...

    2 miles

  • Hike Black Mesa

    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 as...

    4.2 miles 800 ft gain

  • 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 t...