A to Z Guest Ranch is surrounded by several state parks. Next time you come stay at A to Z, consider extending your trip to make time to visit one, or all, of these beautiful state parks located in Southeast Oklahoma’s Choctaw Country:
Arrowhead Area at Lake Eufaula State Park
3995 Main Park Rd. Canadian, OK 74425
Main Attractions: Fishing, swimming, water sports, playgrounds, miniature golf course, mountain biking, hiking trails, petting zoo, and more.
Beavers Bend State Park
4350 S Hwy 259A Broken Bow, OK 74728
Main Attractions: Fishing, water sports, river float trips, golfing, tennis, volleyball, hiking, biking, hayrides and train rides, amphitheater, restaurant, Forest Heritage Center, and more. The park also has the Beavers Bend Folk Festival in November and Eagle watches from November to February.
Clayton Lake State Park
170591 US Hwy 271 Clayton, OK 74536
Main Attractions: Boating and fishing (other watersports prohibited), swimming area, playground, waterfalls, kayaking, and more.
For more information: TravelOK-Clayton Lake
Hugo Lake State Park
Hwy 70 E. Hugo, OK 74743
Main Attractions: Fishing, skiing, boating, pontoons available for rent, several nature trails, hiking, and more.
Lake Wister State Park
25567 US Hwy 270 Wister, OK 74966
Main Attractions: Biking, boating, skiing, swimming area, water spray park, playgrounds, miniature golf course, hiking trails, and more. Be on the look out for wintering golden and bald eagles during winter months.
For more information: TravelOK-Lake Wister
McGee Creek State Park
5798 S McGee Creek Lake Rd Atoka, OK 74525
Main Attractions: Fishing in one of Oklahoma’s finest trophy lakes, water activities, hunting in the adjacent McGee Creek Wildlife Management Area, and the McGee Creek Natural Scenic Recreation Area, which has over 25 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.
For more information: TravelOK-McGee Creek
Raymond Gary State Park
HC 63 Box 1450 Fort Towson, OK 74735
Main Attractions: Fishing, boating, swimming, playground, and paddleboats, canoes and fishing boats available for rent. The park also hosts an annual Christmas Boat Parade the first weekend in December.
Robbers Cave State Park
Hwy 2 N. Wilburton, OK 74578
Main Attractions: Adjoining wildlife management area, 20 miles of hiking trails, caves, fishing, boating, hunting, climbing and repelling, swimming beach and pool with bathhouse, playgrounds, nature center, amphitheater, mini golf, hayrides, cave tours, canoe tours, guided hikes, cane pole fishing and more.
Talimena State Park
50884 Hwy 271 Talihina, OK 74571
Main Attractions: Marking the Oklahoma entrance to the Talimena Scenic Drive, Talimena State Park offers beautiful trails through the Ouachita National Forest for hiking, backpacking, dirt biking and ATVing.
Make Choctaw Country your next vacation destination. Come stay with us at A to Z Guest Ranch for an unforgettable getaway unlike any other, and on the way, make sure to visit some of the state’s beautiful parks.