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Lake Thunderbird State Park

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They don't call it Dirty Bird for nothing.

The park is free which is good. Camped there. Nothing real exciting. Not a lot of public beach... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2012
Noble, Oklahoma
Red Dirt Lake

We love visiting Lake Thunderbird there are so many places to explore and beautiful views. We have... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2012
Ginger R
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

The park is free which is good. Camped there. Nothing real exciting. Not a lot of public beach space unless you go through someone else's campsite.

Thank Cheveldi
Reviewed 3 October 2012

It is a very dirty lake NO WAY we would let our boys swim! The campsites are trashy and broken glass is everywhere. Worst of all, some people were arrested for durgs at the campsite next to ours (3:00 am).

3  Thank CONNIE R
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We love visiting Lake Thunderbird there are so many places to explore and beautiful views. We have lived in Norman for 28 years and we go at least once a month - sometimes every weekend of a month. We grew up in the country so...More

Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 24 September 2012

This park needs some help. I been to other clay bottom lakes that the state really worked to keep clean. Not Oklahoma, lets just leave people swim in mud.

2  Thank Paul4001
Reviewed 18 September 2012

we were on a boat so the water was nice and clear out in the middle. It is Oklahoma so there is red dirt on the shore but that is just the way it is. N

Thank boyzonlymom2
Reviewed 6 September 2012

We had a most unusual and disconcerting experience in this lovely campground today, which made us seek more information on it. Therefore, I googled it, and there are several  negative reports about the park ranger behavior.  Rangers who patrol parks are always friendly and are...More

9  Thank cachirulatravels
Reviewed 16 August 2012 via mobile

The water is red. No, really, its red. The lake is down due to the drought in this area. There is lots of black jack oak.

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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!