I grew up in Norman about a mile from this lake. Huge improvement have been made on both sides but we’ve used Zoom Beach on the Alameda Street side the last two years. We rent a pavilion ($75 Per day) and get all the privacy we need. Park rangers are amazing at keeping the area free from outsiders who haven’t paid for the pavilion area. The only complaint I have that can’t be helped at a lake is I got hung up while swimming in some fishing line and couldn’t free myself. Good thing I was with a group or I’d probably have drowned. I just needed someone to balance me while I got it untangled. All in all, it was a great weekend with my awesome family and I hope we get to do it again next year!