Sequoyah Bay State Park is located within an oak-hickory woodland of eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Reservoir.
Camping - Sequoyah Bay offers 257 great campsites in five campgrounds for the tenter or RVer. There are three sanitary dump stations in the Park and each campground has a comfort station with showers. Open year round.
RVs - 24 semi-modern (water and electricity) sites are available in Chief Attacullaculla Campground; 26 semi-modern in Chief Payamataha; 11 in Chief Hulbutta Micco and, 16 in Chief Pushmataha.
Cabins - Five beautiful 2-bedroom cabins with queen-size beds, fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces. Each cabin is named for one of the Five Civilized Tribes. You may even rent a TV.
Marina/Boating/Fishing/Swimming - Fort Gibson Lake, a paradise for water sports, offers four lighted boat ramps. The Sequoyah Bay Marina is a full service stop with gas, groceries, ie, pop, bait, fishing licenses and a heated fishing dock. Overnight and weekend boat slips are available on a first-come basis. Visitors may also rent boats/motors, pontoon boats and bait/tackle. You can even offer up a fishing guide to where the big ones are swimming. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Picnicking/Playgrounds - Four group pavilions which may be reserved a year in advance equipped with electricity and water; three playgrounds, plus playcourts.
The reservoir was named for the U.S. Army fort, Fort Gibson, established in 1824. The Fort Gibson area played an important part in history as it was from here that the many "Trails of Tears" ended. And in 1834, Colonel Henry Dodge and his regiment of dragoons established friendly relations with the Five Civilized Tribes. Each of the five tribes - Choctaws, Cherokees, Creeks, Seminoles and Chickasaws - lost about one-fourth of its population on the westward march due to cholera, smallpox and measles epidemics. Today, the Five Civilized Tribes own and operate a museum, Five Civilized Tribes Museum, in the original Union Indian Agency building in Muscogee built in 1875.
Sequoyah Bay State Park strives to honor the cultures of the Five Civilized Tribes, as well as the memory of those who traveled the many "Trails of Tears." The Park offers a unique opportunity to learn about the long-past war chiefs and great speakers of the Five Civilized Tribes who led their people through many ordeals and hardships. Each of the five campgrounds are named for one of these chiefs or speakers and a monument is erected at the entrances with each name and a brief description.
Admission: Park Permit Required
Address: 5 miles south of Wagoner on Highway 16 and 5 miles east on Grey Oaks Road.
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