Best Camping near Chandler, OK

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Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Chandler, OK has a lot to offer. Camping, hiking, biking: however you want to spend your days near Chandler, you'll find great campgrounds with The Dyrt. Find the best campgrounds near Chandler, OK. Read helpful reviews and tips to find the perfect camping option for you and your crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Chandler, OK (120)

    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
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    1.

    Arcadia Lake

    58 Reviews
    59 Photos
    148 Saves
    Edmond, Oklahoma

    Arcadia Lake, nestled near the town of Arcadia, OK, offers a solid camping experience with a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. The campground is known for its friendly staff who are always ready to help with hookups and other needs. One of the standout features is the abundance of wildlife, including deer that often wander close to the campsites, making for a memorable stay.

    The campground has a variety of amenities to make your stay comfortable. You’ll find electric hookups, drinking water, and sanitary dump stations. Fires are allowed, and there’s firewood available for purchase. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. The playground is centrally located, making it a great spot for families with kids.

    Arcadia Lake is divided into several parks, each offering something unique. Edmond Park, for instance, is noted for its quiet atmosphere and primitive campsites, perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle. If you’re into swimming, there’s a beach and day-use area not too far away.

    For those who prefer a bit more convenience, there’s a general store open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and a Walmart nearby for any additional supplies you might need. The campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan to arrive early, especially during peak times.

    Overall, Arcadia Lake provides a great mix of natural beauty and practical amenities, making it a favorite spot for both seasoned campers and newcomers alike. Whether you’re looking to relax by the water, explore the surrounding woods, or simply enjoy a quiet night under the stars, this campground has got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA
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    2.

    Oklahoma City East KOA

    21 Reviews
    28 Photos
    110 Saves
    Choctaw, Oklahoma

    Oklahoma City East KOA is a solid choice if you're looking to camp near Choctaw, OK. This place is open all year and offers a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations. It's got a lot going for it, especially if you want to be close to Oklahoma City without dealing with the city's hustle and bustle.

    The campground is known for its friendly and efficient staff, making check-in a breeze. The sites are generally level and come with full hookups, which is a big plus. You'll find clean bathrooms and showers with plenty of hot water, and the maintenance around the campground is top-notch.

    Families will appreciate the amenities here. There's a nice playground for the kids and a large, well-shaded dog park for your furry friends. The pool is a hit during the summer months, opening from Memorial Day to Labor Day. If you need to do some laundry, the facilities are clean and well-kept.

    One of the standout features is the convenience. It's about a 20-30 minute drive to the OKC Zoo and the Science Museum, making it easy to plan day trips. Plus, anything you might need is nearby, from groceries to gas stations.

    The campground itself is quite scenic, with plenty of trees and greenery that give it a more secluded feel. Some sites are semi-private, so you won't feel like you're on top of your neighbors. Just be cautious if you're driving a big rig; the trees can make maneuvering a bit tricky.

    Overall, Oklahoma City East KOA offers a pleasant and convenient camping experience with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Bell Cow Lake Campground C
    Camper-submitted photo from Bell Cow Lake Campground C
    Camper-submitted photo from Bell Cow Lake Campground C
    Camper-submitted photo from Bell Cow Lake Campground C
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    3.

    Bell Cow Lake Campground C

    7 Reviews
    32 Photos
    41 Saves
    Chandler, Oklahoma

    Bell Cow Lake & Equestrian Campground in Chandler offers great fishing opportunities and trails for horseback riding. Bring your own mount to explore the equestrian trails, and next, build a sandcastle at the sandy swimming beach. By night, guests can pitch a tent at one of four developed primitive camping areas or park their RVs at full hookups sites for up to 40 ft. For full amenities like picket poles, restrooms with showers, boat ramps, fishing docks, volleyball and basketball courts, pavilions and ample parking, look no further than Bell Cow Lake & Equestrian Campground.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Central State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Central State Park Campground
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    4.

    Central State Park Campground

    17 Reviews
    40 Photos
    59 Saves
    Edmond, Oklahoma

    This recreation area is part of Arcadia Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Glen RV & Mobile Home Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Glen RV & Mobile Home Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Oak Glen RV & Mobile Home Park

    5.

    Oak Glen RV & Mobile Home Park

    4 Reviews
    3 Photos
    11 Saves
    Chandler, Oklahoma
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    6.

    Little Axe — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    21 Reviews
    56 Photos
    72 Saves
    Norman, Oklahoma

    Welcome to Little Axe Campground at Lake Thunderbird State Park in Oklahoma. This spot is a favorite among campers for its beautiful lakeside views and well-maintained facilities. If you're looking for a place to unwind and enjoy nature, you've come to the right place.

    The campground offers a variety of amenities to make your stay comfortable. You'll find clean bathrooms and showers, which many visitors have praised for their upkeep. Each campsite typically comes with a picnic table, fire ring, and electric hookups, making it convenient whether you're in an RV or a tent. Plus, pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    One of the standout features here is the easy access to the lake. Many campsites are right on the water, allowing you to beach your boat or simply enjoy the view. The sandy beach areas are perfect for a relaxing day by the water, and there's plenty of space for kids to roam and play. If you're into mountain biking, there are trails nearby that you can explore.

    For those who need to stay connected, the campground has excellent cell service, especially if you're with Verizon. This makes it a great spot for a working getaway. And if you need to do some laundry, there's a laundromat on-site that's reasonably priced.

    Visitors have also mentioned the friendly camp hosts and the sense of community among campers. Whether you're here for a weekend or an extended stay, Little Axe Campground offers a peaceful retreat with all the essentials you need for a great camping experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Carl Blackwell

    7.

    Lake Carl Blackwell

    14 Reviews
    60 Photos
    62 Saves
    Stillwater, Oklahoma

    Lake Carl Blackwell near Stillwater, OK, is a solid spot for camping year-round. This place has a bit of everything, from tent sites to RV hookups and even cabins. If you're into boating, fishing, or just lounging by the water, you'll find plenty to do here.

    The lakeside spots are a hit, offering spacious areas that are well-kept and perfect for swimming. The lake itself is great for a dip, with a shallow, flat bottom that's ideal for wading. Just be ready for some flying bugs—nature's little reminder that you're outdoors.

    For those who like a bit of a party vibe, this campground can get lively. Some folks love it, while others might prefer a quieter scene. The best sites in Beaver Cove are 25, 26, and 27, with 26 offering the best views if it's not too hot. Bathrooms and showers are available, though they might not win any awards for luxury. The showers can be a bit quirky, with water spraying all over, so keep that in mind.

    Wildlife is abundant here. You might spot deer, beavers, armadillos, and a variety of birds. The campground also has some annual sites for long-term stays, which means you'll see a mix of weekend campers and more permanent setups.

    The staff here are friendly and helpful, and there's an on-site store for essentials like gas, propane, and s'mores supplies. If you're into hiking, biking, or horseback riding, there are trails to explore. And for those who need to dump their RV tanks, the dump station is well-designed and can handle multiple vehicles at once.

    All in all, Lake Carl Blackwell offers a mix of relaxation and activity, making it a great spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wes Watkins Reservoir

    8.

    Wes Watkins Reservoir

    7 Reviews
    9 Photos
    87 Saves
    Shawnee, Oklahoma

    Wes Watkins Reservoir in McLoud is a 1,142-surface acre reservoir and is home to the North Deer Creek Recreation Area. Facilities include two recreation areas, one located in the north and the other in the south. Three boat ramps are available, one located in the south recreation area and two located in the north recreation area. Courtesy docks and six restrooms with three sets of showers for overnight campers and swimmers are also available. Three large picnic pavilions and group barbecue grills are available for rent; please call for availability.

    There are also 62 overnight campsites that include 33 primitive tent sites and 29 RV sites that include water and 30/50 amp electrical hookups; fees apply. All sites have small outdoor barbecue grills and a dump station is available upon exit. Fishing, boating, skiing and jet skiing are allowed in designated areas of the reservoir; fees apply. Visitors to the Wes Watkins Reservoir will enjoy swimming, picnicking, walking, biking, bird watching, eagle watching and more.

    Wes Watkins Reservoir / North Deer Creek Recreation is located at 2200 S Arena Rd McLoud OK 74851. For questions or comments please contact City Hall at 405-788-4751 or the Lake & Parks Director at 405-408-8481.

    REGULATIONS: In order to ensure that all lake patrons have the most enjoyable experience possible, we ask that you abide by our simple regulations. Here are a few for you to review. For a complete list of regulations, please contact our Lake Ranger, Lake Manager, or McLoud City Hall. Thank you!

    No Alcohol. No GLASS containers of any kind. No parking on unpaved areas. Swimming is at your own risk and for safety reasons is recommended only in designated areas. Only campers and their visitors are allowed in the designated camping areas. Quiet hours will be in place and enforced from 10 pm to 7 am. Camper checkout time is 2 pm. All pets are required to be leashed or in hand when in public areas. Please keep all permits in your immediate possession in the event that a representative if the City of McLoud asks you to produce a valid permit. No tent camping in RV area. Two week stay limit on tents and 30 day on RV.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $10 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Heyburn Park

    9.

    Heyburn Park

    15 Reviews
    45 Photos
    56 Saves
    Kellyville, Oklahoma

    Overview

    Heyburn Park features 47 campsites, a 2 lane boat ramp, courtesy dock, playground, 2 restroom/shower facilities, 2 group shelters, and a large swim beach with picnic tables.

    Recreation

    Boating, water skiing and fishing are all popular activities on Heyburn Lake. Common catches include crappie, bass and catfish. During hunting season, project lands provide opportunities for waterfowl and whitetail deer. Heyburn Public Hunting Area covers more than 6,000 acres of project lands and provides hunting opportunities for squirrel, rabbit, quail, waterfowl and wild turkey.

    Facilities

    Boating, water skiing and fishing are all popular activities on Heyburn Lake. Common catches include crappie, bass and catfish. During hunting season, project lands provide opportunities for waterfowl and whitetail deer. Heyburn Public Hunting Area covers more than 6,000 acres of project lands and provides hunting opportunities for squirrel, rabbit, quail, waterfowl and wild turkey.

    Natural Features

    Heyburn lies in a picturesque setting of grasslands and gently sloping, sandstone hills covered with oak trees and scattered with hickory, ash, elm and cottonwood. In the spring, flowering wild plum and redbud trees add color to the soft, green landscape.

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    Between 04/01/2024 and 10/31/2024 this location is staffed. Please call (918) 247-6601 to speak with local staff. From 11/01/2024 to 04/02/2025 this location is unstaffed. Please call (918) 247-6391 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors can explore the various parks of Heyburn Lake including Sunset Bay, Overlook and Sheppard Point. Keystone Lake lies about 25 miles to the north and Tulsa is less than 30 miles northeast.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stroud Municipal Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Stroud Municipal Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Stroud Municipal Lake
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    Camper-submitted photo from Stroud Municipal Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Stroud Municipal Lake

    10.

    Stroud Municipal Lake

    4 Reviews
    11 Photos
    14 Saves
    Depew, Oklahoma
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Chandler, OK?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Chandler, OK is Arcadia Lake with a 4.4-star rating from 58 reviews.

What parks are near Chandler, OK?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 18 parks near Chandler, OK that allow camping, notably Patoka Lake and Wilson Lake.