McGee Creek State Park

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US-412, Fairview, OK 73737, United States

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Introduction of McGee Creek State Park

Plan a trip to McGee Creek State Park in southern Oklahoma for your next adventure! This 2,600-acre park on the south side of McGee Creek Reservoir has something for everyone. The lake is a beautiful oasis that is ideal for getting away from it all. With 64 miles of shoreline, enjoy the park’s many water sports such as water skiing, boating, and fishing. Relax on the park’s beaches while reading a book, or put on your hiking boots and explore the park’s trails. The state park is connected to the McGee Creek Wildlife Management Area, making it an excellent hunting location. Visitors will find deer, dove, rabbit, turkey, waterfowl, quail, and many other animals on the 10,000-acre property. Plan a trip to McGee Creek State Park at any time of year because RV camping is available all year! Reserve your RV camping spot online today to take in the scenic view of McGee Creek Lake. Electrical and water hookups are available, as well as a rest area with flush toilets and hot showers, a dump station, a fishing pier, a playground, and a four-lane boat ramp. If this is your first visit to McGee Creek State Park, whether for a weekend adventure or a week-long vacation, you will discover that it will not be your last!

McGee Creek State Park Camping

McGee Creek State Park offers year-round camping. The Buster Hight Area has paved camping areas with water and electricity, a four-lane boat ramp, a courtesy dock, comfort stations with showers, a dump station, a fishing pier, a playground, and a swim beach. The Potapo Area includes a two-lane boat ramp, paved RV sites with water and electricity, a comfort station with showers, and other amenities. There are also over 200 primitive camping spots spread across the two areas. In addition to the Potapo Campground, McGee Creek State Park has eight lake huts. These 12-foot-by-24-foot rustic huts have a back porch with a view of the lake, bunk beds, a fireplace, and air conditioning. There are no linens provided. Water and barbecue grills are located outside each hut.

Full Lake view McGee Creek State Park
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McGee Creek State Park Activities


Cast your cares away on McGee Creek Lake in a boat! One of Oklahoma’s most beautiful lakes, it’s also one of the best fishing spots in the state. Spend the afternoon in paradise catching Crappie, Sunfish, Largemouth Bass, and Channel Catfish. Anglers have caught legendary-sized fish at this state park, so bring your camera and snap a photo of your catch today!


After swimming in McGee Creek Lake, you’ll want to tell your friends about it! This beautiful, secluded swim area has 64 miles of shoreline and is quiet and peaceful, making it ideal for beach activities. Spend time in the sun with your family and enjoy a picnic after spending time in the water. Swimming is encouraged during the summer but do so at your own risk because there are no lifeguards on duty.


Come and experience this sport surrounded by scenic and dense forest, a hunter’s delight. Hunters will find a variety of animals in the over 10,000-acre McGee Creek State Park, which is mostly forest, including white-tailed deer, dove, quail, Cottontail rabbit, squirrel, and Eastern wild turkey. McGee Creek Lake is home to waterfowl such as wood ducks and mallards. Contact the park to learn about archer versus gun season dates for each animal.

Equestrian Riding

McGee Creek State Park is a horse lover’s paradise where you can spend time with your horse! Join the equestrian trail that runs through the heart of the area. You will see the beautiful park from a different perspective as you ride through one of Oklahoma’s most difficult riding areas. All trails are multi-use for hikers, bikers, and equestrians, and the intersections are well marked with bright yellow and black signs announcing the name of the trail and reminding users who has the right-of-way. These well-kept trails are in excellent condition, making McGee Creek State Park an ideal destination for you and your horses!

McGee Creek State Park Location

Visit Atoka County, Oklahoma, for a chance to get away from it all. This park is a great place to get outside and is only a few hours from Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and Dallas, TX. No matter where you’re coming from, you’ll find that the trip is well worth it. Continue another mile down this road to reach the McGee Creek State Park Ranger Station.

Lake view McGee Creek State Park
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When you arrive in your RV at McGee State Park, camping is a breeze! Traveling on the park grounds is a wonderful experience, thanks to well-maintained roads and cement pads at the camping areas. The Buster Heights Campground has two handicapped RV sites, a comfort station, and a picnic shelter with handicapped parking. Potapo Campground in the park has one accessible RV site and an accessible restroom.McGee State Park is spread out over many acres of land, so you may need to move your vehicle to access certain trails or amenities. Do you intend to bring your golf cart to use during your stay? They are permitted in the park, but a permit is required, which can be obtained at the park’s main office. If you plan to camp at Potapo Landing Campground, keep in mind that the road leading to the campground is only one way.

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Public Transport is not available

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