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part ofSardis Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Tue Sep 29 2015   Season Dates


Located on the shoreline of Sardis Lake in beautiful southeast Oklahoma, Potato Hills South Campground offers outdoor recreation activities for all interests, whether its water sports in the expansive lake or hiking in the nearby Quachita Mountains.

Natural Features:

Sardis Lake is a reservoir fed by the waters of Jackfork Creek, a tributary of the Kiamichi river in the scenic foothills of the Ouachita Mountains.

Hunters and wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the public hunting and wildlife propagation areas near Sardis Lake, which have been set aside on more than 8,000 acres of undeveloped land.


Sardis Lake is known for its fishing, producing several of Oklahoma's largest species of bass. Fishing enthusiasts can also expect to catch crappie, catfish and walleye.

Boating, water sports and hiking top the list of recreational opportunities at the lake.


Boat ramps are available for visitors, as well as a picnic area and playground that provide an ideal setting for parties or family get-togethers.

Nearby Attractions:

Additional camping is also available at Potato Hills Central Campground. Nature trails are accessible near the campsite.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Electrical Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
Know Before You Go
  • All sites are first come, first serve from mid-September through October
  • Firewood restrictions are in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and disease; http://dontmovefirewood.org/ Click here for more information
  • Pets must be on a six foot leash at all times. Pets are not allowed on the beach.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
34.625, -95.325
34°37'30"N, 95°19'30"W

From US-69, turn south on Indian Nations Turnpike and continue approximately 26 miles. Turn east on State Highway 43 to Sardis Lake Office, and after about 33 miles turn north on State Highway 2 and continue two miles to the campsite.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

HC 60 Box4195
CLAYTON  OK  74536

Phone Number:

Information:  (918)569-4131
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