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Lake Thunderbird State Park

13101 Alameda Dr, Norman, OK 73026-8605
+1 405-360-3572
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Very dirty lake, but the fishing is pretty good and the bike trails are excellent on the east side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mustang, Oklahoma
Ok for a weekend trip, good birding and some trails

This is primarily a fishing and boating attraction, but there are some trails worth checking out... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Norman, Oklahoma
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13101 Alameda Dr, Norman, OK 73026-8605
+1 405-360-3572
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dirty lake, but the fishing is pretty good and the bike trails are excellent on the east side of the lake.

Thank licorice2017
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank Sarracenia
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...More

1  Thank John H
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...More

1  Thank Carrie L
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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

1  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Dirty Bird...that's what the locals call it...is a good lake in central Oklahoma. It's not crystal clear. Quite the contrary, visibility underwater is about 3 inches. Nevertheless, fishing is not a problem (with a license) and the wet and dry camping areas are adequate. There...More

4  Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have stayed and played in this park for almost my entire life. Camping here is very nice with hiking trails, fishing docks and swimming areas. There are also biking trails for mountain bikers. They have shower facilities and bathrooms that are kept clean and...More

5  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My sister showed me this lake while visiting her. There a some nice hiking trails and we walked around in the large trees surrounding the area. This lake is big and we were able to watch several people water skiing. A nice place for a...More

2  Thank alexandrias231
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We live very close and have spent a lot of hours in the park and on the lake. The park is very well kept and fun to visit. There is horse back riding. Trails. Camping. A marina.

3  Thank Doug S
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Stacy H
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If you want to be assured you will have it for the day and time you need it then yes you want to reserve it