Lake Murray State Park, OK Events


1 - 2 Lake Murray Dinner Theatre Ardmore - Enjoy a delicious meal and a murder mystery as "Circus of Death" unfolds at Lake Murray Lodge. A killer is loose in the circus and the audience helps ... more

15Mardi Gras Ardmore - Last Friday in January - A bit of New Orleans comes home to Ardmore with Dixieland music, Cajun foods, costume contests, baloons and jugglers for the ... more

16Winter Lupus Symposium Ardmore - Winter Lupus Symposium presented by the South Central Support Group, LFA-OK Chapter. 9:30am to 2:30pm. ... more


23 - 24 Blue River Trout Derby Tishomingo - Each year, the Blue River Association sponsors two trout derbies. Anglers from across the country attend these derbies to fish and compete for cash pr ... more

23Choc-a-Frolic Ardmore - Satisfy your sensual craving for chocolate at the annual Choc-a-Frolic. A wide variety of chocolate samples are available for your tasting delight. W ... more


26 - 28 Ardmore Spring Festival Ardmore - Arts & crafts, food and entertainment planned. Fri-Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm. ... more


25 - 28 $20,000 Added Jackson Hall Memorial Barrel Event Ardmore - $20,000 in Added Money April 4—7th, 2013 Hardy Murphy Coliseum – Ardmore, OK Trade show and Barrel Racing Events include: • MVP 4 Yr Ol ... more

27Ardmoredillo Chili Cookoff Ardmore - Area cooks compete for the title of Best Chili in Lake Country. Prizes awarded. Activities include children's area, musical entertainment, cowboy poet ... more

3Easter Egg Hunt Marietta - Saturday before Easter. ... more

3Craft Show, Easter Egg Hunt Ardmore - Easter Weekend - dinner buffet with the Easter bunny. ... more


Perry Maxwell Collegiate Golf Tournament Ardmore - Second Week - The premier college golf tournament in the nation. It annually attracts the top NCAA Division One teams from throughout the country. ... more

17 - 18 May Day Golf Tournament Tishomingo - Two day golf tournament with teams of 5. Additional details available soon. ... more

1 - 2 Dinner for Mom Ardmore - Mother's Day Weekend - kid's crafts, hayrides, hikes, lawn games. Lake Murray Resort Park. ... more

22 - 24 Memorial Day Weekend Ardmore - Food Booths, crafts, lawn games, hayrides, dance, moon bounce & movies. ... more


29Red River Roadkill Rally Ardmore - Bicycle Riders come from all over Oklahoma and North Texas to participate in the Red River Roadkill Rally. The routes consists of 20, 40, and 60 miles ... more

29 - 30 Father's Day Weekend Ardmore - Full weekend of activities celebrating Father's Day. ... more

14 - 15 Peruvian Paso Horse Club Annual Champship Show Ardmore - The Regional NAPA approved Peruvian Paso Horse show will be held in Ardmore Oklahoma. The show judge will be from Peru and horses will be entered from ... more


Air Show and Antique Car Show Ardmore - Last Part of July - Explore the future through the spectacular sights of aerobatics, precision flying teams and N.A.S.A. representation or step back ... more

2 - 4 Summer Daze Festival Ardmore - Indoor and outdoor arts & crafts, foods and entertainment festival with additional festivities including watermelon and peach growers, moon bounces, W ... more


21 - 23 Labor Day Weekend Ardmore - Dances, hayrides, lawn games, house boat rides, night hikes & more. ... more


15Halloween Night at Lake Murray Resort Ardmore - Put on your ghoulish garb & join us. Carve pumpkins & make other creepy crafts. Lake Murray Resort Park. ... more


23 - 24 Blue River Trout Derby Tishomingo - Each year, the Blue River Association sponsors two trout derbies. Anglers from across the country attend these derbies to fish and compete for cash pr ... more

29 - 30 Carter County Arts & Crafts Festival & Food Fair Ardmore - Second Friday/Saturday. Visitors will find thousands of handmade items for sale including purses, jewelry, clothes, candles, wood crafts, dolls, child ... more

29 - 31 Ardmore Fall Festival Ardmore - 3 days of arts and crafts , food fair featuring an Amish food booth. Color TV drawing and hourly drawings of donated gifts from vendors. Hours F ... more

4Christmas in the Park Ardmore - Start the holidays at Lake Murray Resort when they light the Christmas ligihts at the resort and lake cabin area. Thursday before Thanksgiving ... more

16Ardmore Parade of Lights Ardmore - Come celebrate the holiday season with the Ardmore Christmas tree lighting and nighttime parade at this year's Ardmore Parade of Lights. The parade, ... more

18Thanksgiving Weekend Ardmore - Buffet Style, turkey and ham to the best plus great fried chicken and yummy sides. Hours are 11am to 2pm. Inside ------ ... more


Super Santa Sweepstakes Ardmore - Shop in Ardmore and you may be the lucky winner of the $10,000 Cash Grand Prize or other numerous prizes. On an evening in December, shoppers await wi ... more

2Christmas Tree Lighting Marietta - First Thursday. ... more

14Christmas Day Buffet Ardmore - Christmas Day - Buffet in the ballroom at Lake Murray Resort. 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ... more

Lake Murray State Park Campgrounds

Lake Murray SP Campgrounds
Lake Murray SP CampgroundsToday, Lake Murray State Park encompasses 12,496 lush, wooded acres, Oklahoma's largest State Park.

Lake Murray State Park offers 468 campsites in 9 scenic campgrounds around the lake for the tenter or RVer on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are 12 comfort stations (11 with showers) and 8 RV sanitary dump stations in the Park.

For the RVer - The Rock Tower area - 27 modern sites with full hookups (13 pull-thru and 1 handicapped accessible pull-thru).

Elephant Rock - 23 modern pull-thru sites, 19 semi-modern sites (water & electric), with 1 pull-thru.

Dukes Forest - 1 modern site; 34 semi-modern reservable sites, 4 are pull-thrus.

Cedar Cove - 1 modern site and 29 semi-modern sites (4 pull-thrus and 1 handicapped accessible).

Tipps Point - 1 modern pull-thru site and 27 semi-modern sites (9 pull-thrus). FLOATING VILLAS - Features 2 bed 2 bath luxurious floating vacation villas. Call for reservations & information. Luxury Boat Cruises, catered food available. 580-223-0088.

Buzzard Roost - 1 modern site and 29 semi-modern sites (11 pull-thrus).

Marietta Landing - 1 modern site and 29 semi-modern sites (1 pull-thru and 1 pull-thru handicapped accessible site.

Martin's Landing - 1 modern site and 30 semi-modern sites.

Field Trial Area - 8 semi-modern sites.

For the Tenter: The Buzzard's Roost Area has 15 tentsites with pads, tables, and grills. 175 unimproved sites are scattered throughout the park areas and there is unlimited primitive camping in Lake Murray State Park. Tenters using RV sites will be charged at the RV rate.

For the Equestrian: The Field Trial area is open to the public for trail riding when not in use by the Oklahoma Field Trial Association. Check with the Park office for availablility.

Group Camps and Pavilions: 3 Group Camps with 72 bunkhouses and 6 Pavilions. They may be reserved for up to one year in advance.

Cabins with fireplaces and Lake Murray Resort Lodge are available with reservations advised.

Lake Murray State Park Cabins

Lake Murray State Park Cabins
Lake Murray State Park CabinsLake Murray State Park has 81 cabins available for reservation both with and without fireplaces, some have kitchenettes, and vary in prices according to sleeping accomodations and location in the park or on the lake.

Cottages, sleeping 2 to 4 and having fireplaces or not, range from $53 to $80 with reduced rates in the winter.

The Family Cabins sleep 6 to 12 and have both park and lakeview sites and range from $135 to $275 with reduced rates in the winter.

The Cabin Suites sleep four and are $98, winter rates, $78.

The Country Villas sleep four and are $88 in the park and $98 lakeview.

Lake Murray State Park Resorts

Lake Murray Resort Lodge
Guests at Lake Murray Resort Park have access to Murray Lodge, set amid the woodlands surrounding Lake Murray. The Lodge has 143 comfortable rooms ranging from $38 to $75. Meeting rooms are available. A challenging 18-hole golf course is located at the park as well as many recreational opportunities including miniature golf, horseback riding, tennis courts, swimming pool, and nature center.

Lake Murray State Park Equestrian Trails

Lake Murray Riding Stables
Lake Murray Riding StablesThe riding stables at Lake Murray State Park offer hayrides and trail rides through some of the most beautiful scenery in Oklahoma. Trail rides leave every hour and no reservations are needed. Hayrides & Moonlight rides must be reserved.

The Field Trial area in the park is open to the public for trail riding when not in use by the Oklahoma Field Trial Association.

Lake Murray State Park ORV Areas

Lake Murray State Park ATV Area
Lake Murray State Park in Southern Oklahoma provides lots of trails for hours and hours of ATV action! The Pear Orchard Motorcycle Use Area, on the northwest side of the lake, was developed by the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department for motorcycles and ATVs. About ten miles of marked trails cross grassland, forest and rolling hills.

Take Hwy 35 to Ardmore, OK. Exit on Hwy. 70 going East. Travel approximately 5 miles. Turn right at the road with a statue of a golden colored horse. Take the first turn to the right.