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SPENCER CREEK, OK

part ofOologah Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Photo: SPENCER CREEK
Status: Closed through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Spencer Creek is located on Oologah Lake in northeastern Oklahoma, an hour north of Tulsa. The lake provides an ideal getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking and camping. Prevailing winds make Oologah one of the most popular lakes in the area for sailing.

Natural Features:

Oologah Lake sits on the Verdigris River with a surface area of nearly 30,000 acres. Over 200 miles of shoreline are dominated by old-growth post oak and blackjack oak forests, which provide habitat for a variety of wildlife and birds, including deer, turkey, rabbits, quail, squirrels, ducks, geese and doves.

Recreation:

Oologah Lake is a prime location for boating, sailing, water skiing and swimming. Several recreation areas with boat ramps and docks are scattered around the lake.

Fishing is a popular pastime. Black bass, crappie, paddlefish, channel and blue catfish, walleye and hybrid striped bass are the primary sport species found in the lake. Young anglers love the Kid's Sun, Fun and Fishing Derby Day held annually in June.

The Will Rogers Country Centennial Trail stretches 18 miles from nearby Blue Creek Park to the Spillway. This scenic path winds around the east side of the shore and is open to hikers and horseback riders.

The forested hills of the Oologah Wildlife Management Area provide excellent hunting opportunities, with nearly 13,000 acres open to the public.

Facilities:

The campground offers numerous campsites, many of which have 30-amp electric hookups. Flush and pit toilets, showers and a dump station are provided. A playground and boat ramp are located within the campground.

Nearby Attractions:

Dog Iron Ranch, the birthplace of Will Rogers, is nearby. The ranch is a living history museum featuring Rogers' two-story post-Civil War birth home, educational programs, picnic areas and a 400-acre pasture on the lakeshore with Texas Longhorn cattle and other livestock. The ranch is open year-round.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Parking Area
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Sailing
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Call 918-443-2250 for more information
  • 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):
36.51083, -95.56111
36°30'39"N, 95°33'40"W

Campground is 15 miles from Oologah, Oklahoma via county roads.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SPENCER CREEK
6998 S. 4180 Road
Claremore  OK  74017

Phone Number:

Information:  (918)341-3690
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