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Rockin K Farms Spring Creek

27 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Tahlequah, OK
This property is 10 acres that has a Crystal Clear Spring Fed Creek on it. We own both sides of the creek. The creek is a cool refreshing crystal Clear and peaceful place. Great place to takes in the beautiful and get one with nature. The creek changes with ever flood. At this time we have 1 big swimming hole to swim in. There are small mouth bass and if you want to try your hand at catching crawdads they are a plenty. May 1st we require a 2 night minimum for the weekends.
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$35
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Hickman Hideaway

3 sites · RVs, Tents58 acres · Sand Hill, OK
Camp right alongside the Arkansas river on your own fully private campsite. Enjoy large green expanse of the forest and many water recreation activities nearby. A small paddle boat is included with all rentals however large vessels may be loaded 1 mile upriver at the Greenleaf loading dock. Sandy shores remind you of the beach, plenty of wildlife and most important peace, quiet, and privacy awaits you.
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$40
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Booked 1 time

Tenkiller Bluff RV

4 sites · RVs1 acre · Pettit, OK
We have 4 sites currently for RV’s. The area is on Lake Tenkiller off of Indian Road at the Barnicle Bills turnoff. The sites have full hookups (50, 30, 110, water and sewer) and are 35’ wide and 50’ long. There are peak views of the lake. The site is near our Tenkiller Bluff House which is a vacation rental that sits on top of Cookson Bluff.
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$40
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Field Yurt tent or rv (no hook up)

4 sites · RVs, Tents12 acres · Tahlequah, OK
Learn more about this land:We have approximately 12 acres, mainly field but some wooded area. Fairly secluded. Surrounded by trees. Close drive to Tahlequah and Muskogee Oklahoma. Foothills of the Ozark Only about 15 minutes away from the Illinois river and about 15 minutes to to Fort Gibson Lake. Medical cannabis allowed for valid card holders.
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$15
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Sequoyah's ridge

2 sites · Tents30 acres · Akins, OK
Learn more about this land: Enjoy a secluded woodland in the ozark mountains just a few miles from interstate 40 with two dispersed sites one with a deck and one with a well (pulley access). With 30 acres of ozark woodland.
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$15
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Lisa Christiansen’s Childhood Home

3 sites · Lodging2 acres · Tahlequah, OK
A place carved out of history dating back over 200 years ago. This is where history welcomes you to the Cherokee culture. This land has been handed down for generations and has stayed in the family beginning on my mother’s side of the family, Mary Ann Groundhog, the fourth generation great granddaughter of Sequoyah on the “Dick” side of my family tree. My mother was heavily involved with AIM (American Indian movement). My dad was the last monolingual Cherokee. His name was Mack Vann, he was a man who loved culture and sharing it with visitors and handed down that passion to me. My hip camper site is named after my daddy, I am still a daddy‘s girl. The land originated before Sequoyah. who created the Cherokee syllabary. Sequoyah was my fifth generation great grandfather and I am very proud of my Cherokee heritage, I would love to share my culture, my tradition, and my passion with you. Learn more about this land: Come and experience the authenticity of Tahlequah, Indian country, Oklahoma where almost every resident is Cherokee, Native American, Nature at its most organic state; A place where deer run free, the sunset paints a new picture each evening with glorious colors of warmth and serenity. Away from the hustle and bustle, peaceful, and inviting. Just a short hike or drive to Todd’s access or you can swim, fish, or float down the beautiful Illinois River. Welcome to Oklahoma’s best kept secret. * * * * FREE HIGH SPEED WIFI * * * * Up to 1,000 Mbps upload and download speeds With upload speeds matching download speeds, you can transfer and back up large files with ease. Unlimited data usage, no data caps or throttling. Capacity for all your devices
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$80
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The Wild Goose

20 sites · Tents6 acres · Proctor, OK
Retreat to the beautiful Illinois River!! This lush and spacious 5.5 acres is perfect for camping, floating, fishing, and relaxing! Private and secluded, this river camp site is close to the charming town of Tahlequah NE Oklahoma, but located right on the river with a large portion of the smooth rock river shore entirely to your self! Full water hook up and restrooms. Space for multiple campsites/tents. Gated access to 5.5 acres with natural stone steps leading you to the Illinois river. The bank is perfect to swim, fish, float, or lounge off of, all private! Plenty of shade for the day, and perfect camp spot for the evening! Fire pit, with firewood included. Small camper trailer would work, there is a bridge to cross to property. *direct property location given upon booking
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$75
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Rivertree Cabin

1 site · Lodging30 acres · Tahlequah, OK
Take it easy at this unique and tranquil getaway. Beautiful cabin near the heart of the Illinois river. Super convenient to heart of the Illinois river, yet away from the bustle to have privacy and comfort. This is a second story apartment with a King bedroom, a full bathroom and living room with futon and tv. It has central heat and air-conditioning, as well as a second-story porch with room for 4 people to relax.
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$100
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Should Be Fishing Campground

23 sites · Lodging20 acres · Gore, OK
Family owned and operated Campground, located in the beautiful River Valley of Oklahoma. Located in Gore, Oklahoma less than 2 miles to the Lower Illinois River, just below Lake Tenkiller and the gate way to Trout Fishing Heaven, Kayaking, and Hiking. A short drive to many fishing, boating and water sports opportunities in Lake Tenkiller, and a few short minutes in to Gore/Webbers falls to boat and fish the Arkansas River. Offering over size spaces, fire rings, pic nic tables at each site, Family and Pet friendly relaxed atmosphere. Gore and Lake Tenkiller area offers a variety of food venues for everyone, Fast food if you are in a hurry to home cooked food. Don't miss checking out Gore and Vian.
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$75
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The Oaks RV and Camping

10 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Wagoner, OK
Learn more about this land:By Gibson Lake 5 Private acreage Water if needed Store nearby Walking distance to lake Great fishing Froendly staff and tenants Camp fires are ok unless. There is a burn ban.
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$20
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Bigfoot County Campgrounds

1 site · RV, Tent30 acres · Sycamore, OK
Most of the property is an operating sheep ranch and consists of woodland, ponds, and pasture. I also grow fruits and veggies on about a half-acre of garden that expands every year. The campsite is relatively private and sits beneath mature oaks on the west end of the property, which includes 7 acres of mature woodland and a spring-fed creek.
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$15
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Ballard Creek Camping

5 sites · Tents5 acres · Watts, OK
This property consists of 5 acres on Ballard Creek, just south of Watts, Oklahoma. The property contains a mature mixed forest, open land, and a cool running creek providing habitat for fish and wildlife and a pleasant quiet, and relaxing setting for campers. Sitting right off the highway and over a set of railroad tracks, you will hear a little road noise and the occasional train... but you can still sit back, relax, and enjoy nature.
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$25
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The best camping near Cherokee Landing State Park guide

Overview

About

If you've ever fantasized about living on the west coast but it just hasn't happened, Cherokee Landing State Park is about as close as it gets. With a whopping 13,000 acres of water and 130 miles of shoreline, you can pretend you're on the beaches of Big Sur with all the activities available. Dig your toes in to the sand or lay out for a nice sun soak as the day wears on. Strap on the water skis, boat around the expansive waters, or grab your best bait and keep on the lookout for white bass and crappie inhabiting the lake. Once you enjoy a good old-fashioned game of softball, you'll feel like you just spent the weekend at Mother Nature's five-star fantasy resort.

Notable campgrounds

  • RV Campgrounds - Spacious sites with electric and water hookups cater to rigs up to 40 feet.
  • Lakeside Tent Camping - Immerse yourself in nature with tent sites offering stunning lake views.
  • Group RV Camp - Ideal for larger gatherings, featuring amenities to accommodate multiple RVs.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your preferred spot, especially during peak season.
  • Check for cancellations regularly as plans change and spots may open up.
  • Consider mid-week stays for better availability and a quieter experience.
  • Explore nearby camping options to increase your chances of finding a site.

When to go

The best time to visit Cherokee Landing State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural beauty is at its peak. Summer offers warm swimming conditions but can be busy. Winter provides a quiet retreat, though some facilities may be limited. Always check weather forecasts and park advisories before planning your trip.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's weather conditions and prepare for sudden changes.
  • Some areas may experience closures due to high water events; stay informed.
  • The park is ADA compliant, ensuring accessibility for all visitors.
  • Pets are welcome in the park but must be kept on a leash.
  • Office hours are from 8am to 4:30pm, with volunteer staffing Wednesday to Saturday from 9am to 2pm.

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