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Lake Thunderbird State Park
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Great camping and wildlife

This is a great place to take the family. They have recently made nice improvements to the area to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MIKE C
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Purcell, Oklahoma
Hiking trails

We started at the Clear Bay Area for our hike which I thought was on the blue trail. Turned out we... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Terry T
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Saint Louis
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is primarily a fishing and boating attraction, but there are some trails worth checking out ideally not in the warm time of the year. During those times you need to check for ticks and sniggers if you go on the trails. This is a good place to see deer and turkey. Good birding if you take your time to look. The campground looks ok, but not very private sites. There are picnic areas and public bathrooms. Very popular on holiday weekends and summer weekends.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Taking Alameda drive east to the 13101 address has more parking options and beach access. Either entrance have boat ramps and there is a marina further east on Alameda drive. Like a lot of lakes in central Oklahoma there's lots of clay and during a strong rain storm the water can appear almost blood red. Clay deposits in engines or drive trains does require more frequent cleaning and it can stain clothing or other fabrics. I Have seen plenty of real large catfish caught at Lake Thunderbird, some by noodling.
Be advised that drinking the water from the lake can be risky and there are fresh water taps at many locations.

2  Thank John H
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was our first visit to Oklahoma. The state park was nice, clean, and fairly roomy. We had a bad experience at a private RV park in town and this was great. The park roads and bathrooms could use a little work, but overall, a good experience.

1  Thank Carrie L
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Been to this lake many times and its very close and has some benefits but has been a dumping groiund for alot of junk.. Better lakes in Oklahoma

1  Thank GARY C
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Gone is the "Grill" the ONLY lakeside cafe on Thunderbird. Not much remains but boring picnic areas.

2  Thank TeresaS1706
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