Fort Cobb Lake, OK

Fort Cobb Lake, Oklahoma

Fort Cobb Dam was completed by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1959. The lake formed by this dam has 4,100 surface acres and 45 miles of shoreline. The maximum depth of Fort Cobb Lake is approximately 63 feet. An excellent lake for skiing and fishing, largemouth bass and channel catfish are among the more common fish species. There are excellent hunting areas.

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Fort Cobb Lake Hunting

Fort Cobb Wildlife Management Area
Fort Cobb Public Hunting Area lies northwest of the lake and consists of approximately 3,500 acres of rangeland and abandoned fields overgrown with blackjack thickets. Game species include quail, rabbit, squirrel, dove, deer and turkey.

Although Fort Cobb was well-known as the world's largest crow roost, attracting crow hunters nationwide, crow hunting is no longer permitted within the park.

During fall and winter months Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, and a variety of waterfowl may be observed from the park.

Fort Cobb Lake State Parks

Fort Cobb State Park
Fort Cobb State Park

Camping - There are 274 electric/water hookups, and over 750 unimproved and primitive campsites in Fort Cobb's 10 campgrounds. The park has six comfort stations with showers, two comfort stations without showers, and four sanitary dump stations, and 28 vault restrooms for public use.

Picnics - Fort Cobb State Park offers three group shelters available to rent to the public, 23 individual shelters, 263 picnic tables with grills, and an additional 51 tables without grills.

Fishing/Boating/Skiing/Swimming - Fort Cobb has three lighted boat ramps, three unlighted boat ramps, and two swim beaches. The park does not provide a lifeguard at the swimming areas.

Marina - The marina offers an enclosed heated fishing dock, a bait and tackle shop, gas dock, paddle boats, and covered and open slips for rental to the public.

Golf Course - The 18-hole golf course is open year-round, offering a driving range and a putting green. A pro shop offers a full line of golfing accessories, plus rental clubs, motor carts and pull carts for the park visitor.

Community Building - Fort Cobb State Park has a community building for public rental which may be used for family reunions, community activities, dances, parties, arts/crafts shows, classes, meetings. The dining hall will accommodate up to 120 occupants. The kitchen if fully-equipped.