Lake Carl Blackwell

category : Recreation
"Best fishing & hospitality in the country!"

The area includes 3,350 acres of beautiful lake and 53 miles of shoreline as well as an 800-acre recreation area owned and operated by Oklahoma State University. Fishing, camping, boating, skiing and sailing are permitted on the lake. It offers excellent hybrid striper fishing, catfish and crappie.

Campgrounds and picnic areas are available year round with 48 electric hookups, 35 improved sites, 33 primitive sites, boat ramps, picnic areas, outdoor grills, restrooms, sanitary dump station, group shelter, canoe and hiking trails, archery range, and equestrian camp. Cabins are available in the summer months. Swimming is permitted all around the lake, although there are two sites with buoys.

Call the Lake Office for information on prices and permits.

Address: Located seven miles west of Stillwater, just 2 miles north of Highway 51at 51C
Phone: 405-372-5157
Our Email:

Come visit us in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pleasant Valley School

Pleasant Valley School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the oldest one room school still in operation in Oklahoma. On September 11, 1899, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Zuck sold the property on the southeast corner of 19th and Sangre Road to the Board of Education for $5

Stillwater, OK Historic Schoolhouses

Gardiner Art Gallery

The departmental art gallery first opened in 1965

Stillwater, OK Arts

Oklahoma Museum of Higher Education

Old Central is on the National Register of Historic Places. The oldest building on campus, several rooms have been restored to look as they did in 1894

Stillwater, OK Museums

Big 12 Sports

No major comprehensive university is complete without sports, and OSU boasts a record 42 national championships - the fourth most titles in NCAA history. As a member of the Big 12

Stillwater, OK Sports

Eskimo Joe's Restaurant & Clothes World Hdqrtrs.

Eskimo Joe's is the home of the world's best cheese fries and Oklahoma's favorite T-shirt described by the TV program 20/20 as a "World Collection." Most people don't realize that Eskimo Joe's T-shirts are printed in Stillwater in a 15,000

Stillwater, OK Tours

Things to do Recreation near Stillwater, OK

Lake Chickasha

820 acres; picnic areas fishing, boating, swimming, playground. ...

Area Parks and Recreation

Griffin Community ParkCorner of Robinson St. and 12th Avenue NE(l...

Horsethief Canyon

Equestrian trail rides, hiking, camping....