Water Adventure

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Water Adventure

Splash your feet in a fresh, cool spring.

Fight against the force of your rod and reel in a prize-worthy fish.

Zip across the lake on a pair of water skis, the wind against your back as you battle against nature.

A day on the water is a day well spent and a day worth repeating, a dose of relief on a smoldering afternoon. There’s no joy quite like escaping hectic city life for a haven on the lake.

The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places. – Raymond Carver

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Dive In

Take a breath and plunge into the tranquility of Oklahoma. You’re now a thousand miles from care, a thousand miles from worry and a thousand miles from anything that will stand between you and a day on the water.

A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us. – Lucy Larcom, 1892, The Unseen Friend

Feel Refreshed

Catch a record-breaking striper at Lake Texoma.

Swim in a natural pool below the rumble of Turner Falls.

Watch a regatta on the Oklahoma River in the Boathouse District.

Experience the Blue River, one of the only places in the state where trout are naturally found.

Listen to the bubbling of the freshwater springs at Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Jump off the bow of a pontoon boat at Lake Murray, hearing the splash as you’re immersed in the refreshing blue-green realm surrounding you.

Take the Leap

Pick a place to get started, and soak in the fun and relaxation.


Water Destinations

Lake Texoma State Park
Kingston, OK
Limited Services Available

Lake Texoma State Park is home to one of the largest reservoirs in the United States. Famous for its striped bass, Texoma has been dubbed the Striper Capital of the World. Kingston, Oklahoma, even celebrates the popularity of striper fishing with the Kingston Striper Festival held each June.

Blue River
Tishomingo, OK
Limited Services Available

The Blue River winds its way throughout the southern region of Oklahoma, inviting guests to enjoy leisurely activities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking and rafting. It is one of the bodies of water in the state in which trout can be found in the winter, and fly fishing for smallmouth bass is another popular pastime.

Lake Murray
Ardmore, OK
Limited Services Available

Beautiful Lake Murray is known for the clarity and color of its waters and its seemingly endless list of recreational opportunities. Framed by the thick forest of Murray State Park, this 100-foot-deep, spring-fed lake also houses a wide variety of birds, including the rare wintering bald eagle. Lake Murray is a popular destination for a variety of activities, including camping, swimming, hiking, golf, tennis, horseback riding, fishing, boating, sailing, riding ATVs and more.

Lake Murray Floating Cabins
Ardmore, OK
Limited Services Available

Lake Murray Floating Cabins offer the ultimate experience in scenic lakefront lodging. Watch the sun rise and set every day from your private balcony, enjoy panoramic views and take in the area's wildlife and abundance of recreation activities.

Lake Murray Water Sports & Mini Golf
Ardmore, OK
Limited Services Available

Lake Murray Water Sports and Mini Golf offers family-friendly fun for visitors of all ages. After an action-packed day of kayaking or hanging out on a party barge, relax with a refreshing sno-cone and a quick game on the 18-hole miniature golf course.

Turner Falls Park
Davis, OK
Limited Services Available

Cascading 77 feet from the top of the Arbuckle Mountains, the park's Turner Falls is known as the tallest waterfall in Oklahoma. With sandy beaches, natural caves, swimming areas, a rock castle and cabins, Turner Falls Park is a perfect family destination.

Lake of the Arbuckles
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

The crystal waters of the Lake of the Arbuckles sparkle amidst a 35-mile forested shoreline. The lake rests in the heart of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which is well known for trout fishing.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

Journey through Oklahoma's oldest national park, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which has served as a haven for outdoors enthusiasts since 1902. Water in all forms, from springs and streams to lakes and more, is the area's main attraction.

OKC Boathouse District
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District stands apart as one of the most unique attractions in the region. Here, you can get out on the water on a kayak, canoe, dragon boat, stand-up paddle board and more, plus quick lessons on the dock mean you’re sure to have fun.

Lake Hefner
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Imagine spending a day among the shining buildings of downtown Oklahoma City, enjoying an adventure wrapped in the bustle of urban life. Then, when things wind down, you drive just 15 minutes north, still in the city, to experience a brand-new landscape at Lake Hefner.

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