What to do in Great Plains State Park

Relax in the shadow of the Wichita Mountains at Great Plains State Park! Camp on the lake shore, hike the nature trails, enjoy water sports, or explore the fascinating Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

Great Plains State Park is located in southwestern Oklahoma on the shore of Lake Tom Steed. Recreational activities include fishing, boating, skiing, swimming, picnicking, hiking and nature trails, and RV and tent camping. Facilities also include comfort stations, group picnic facilities, lighted boat ramps, bait shop, playgrounds and a swimming beach.

Features/Facilities: Credit Cards Accepted • Gift Shop • Handicap Accessible • Pets Allowed • Senior Discount • 487 Park Acres • 6,400-Acre Tom Steed Lake • • Grocery

Nearby: Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge • Comanche Nation Visitor Center, Lawton • Fort Sill Museum, Lawton • Mattie Beal Home, Lawton • Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton • Percussive Arts Society Museum, Lawton

Highway Corridor: US-183

Group Contact: Glen Kirk

Fishing: Largemouth Bass • Crappie • Sunfish • Hybrid Striped Bass • White Bass • Channel Catfish • Saugeye

70 Campsites • Nature, Hiking & Biking Trails • Swimming Beach • Boating • Water Skiing • Fishing • Playground

From Mountain Park, go 2 miles N on Hwy 183, then 2 miles W on Access Rd.

This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.

Hwy 183 & County Rd
Mountain Park, OK 73552

Phone: 580-569-2032

Fax: 580-569-2375

Email: GreatPlains@oklahomaparks.com
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