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Lake Thunderbird State Park

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Walk, relax or enjoy the lake

Live close by. Love to drive by and see the sun setting on the lake. Great trails for walking or... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
Norman, Oklahoma
Blue sky and Red River

I also went there 2 times when i stay in Norman for exchange student. it is very attractive and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Kwang K
Bangkok, Thailand
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13101 Alameda Dr, Norman, OK 73026-8605
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Live close by. Love to drive by and see the sun setting on the lake. Great trails for walking or riding. Love the marina.

Thank mom2layna
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The lake is red and mucky because of the red dirt in the area. The park is run down and not very clean. But the sunsets are beautiful.

Thank SandyMMc
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I also went there 2 times when i stay in Norman for exchange student. it is very attractive and relax place that you should not miss in Norman.

Thank Kwang K
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I was devastated when they removed the horse back riding! That was so cool to ride there and that is what everyone looks for when they come to Oklahoma, a horse ride. So Sad

Thank Wowx3
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I spent the night tent camping at Thunderbird. The park is nice. My site had food and trash scattered about. At night there was nobody monitoring the campgrounds. People partied and were loud. They finally quited down, but then more people were noisy at 3...More

1  Thank glennrr
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We went when it was really busy, people need to pick up there own trash, Beautiful Sunsets, Not fond of drinking others on a family outing.

Thank V L
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Campground on Large Lake about 20 minutes south of Norman, OK. There are very few campgrounds for RV travelers in the OKC area. This one has electric/water hookups and the sites are big rig friendly and partly shaded. DO NOT stay near the waterfront on...More

1  Thank Margie J
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The park rangers are out of control. Me and husband and a few friends were at the lake having a good time. We were drinking and decided to go out into the water, we were all talking and having a good time, when the ranger...More

Thank Tyersa L
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The place is clean and blue! No anything like the Alameda side. We rented the Pavillion for a family get-together and it was great. An awesome beach and lots of beautiful campsites. I would totally recommend this side of the lake as it is much...More

1  Thank pgfan4ever
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Locals call this lake "Dirtybird" due the the brown water, but in reality, there is quit a bit of good camping and picnic area with plenty of shade, tables, parking, and great lakeside locations. It is good lake for waterskiing or reunions, with a few...More

1  Thank pathfinndr
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Olliever B
4 September 2018|
Response from pgfan4ever | Reviewed this property |
They should just be paying for parking unless you’re in one of the pavilion areas. Those, you’re just paying for the pavilion and all overnight campers still have to pay for their spots. Hope that helps!