Best Camping near Norman, OK

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Best Camping Sites Near Norman, OK (90)

    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Arcadia Lake

    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 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

    2.

    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 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
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Oklahoma City East KOA

    3.

    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 South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park

    4.

    South Dam - Lake Thunderbird State Park

    9 Reviews
    18 Photos
    54 Saves
    Norman, Oklahoma
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Roadrunner RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Roadrunner RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Roadrunner RV Park

    5.

    Roadrunner RV Park

    11 Reviews
    3 Photos
    28 Saves
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Welcome to Roadrunner RV Park, a solid choice for anyone looking to camp near Oklahoma City. This place has a lot going for it, especially if you're traveling with a big rig or just need a convenient stopover. The park is open all year, so you can count on it no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the paved, level sites. You won't have to worry about uneven ground messing with your setup. Plus, the park is pretty quiet despite being close to I-35, thanks to some clever buffering by nearby hotels. It's got all the essentials: full hookups, showers, toilets, and even a sanitary dump. If you're traveling with pets, you'll appreciate the grassy areas where they can stretch their legs.

    Visitors have mentioned that the staff is friendly and helpful, which always makes a stay more pleasant. There's also a tornado shelter on-site, which is a nice touch given the local weather. And if you're into a bit of greenery, you'll find some trees and well-maintained grassy patches around the park.

    The location is super convenient. You're just a short drive from downtown Oklahoma City, so if you need supplies or want to explore the city, it's all within reach. Just be aware that there's no market on-site, so plan accordingly.

    Overall, Roadrunner RV Park offers a comfortable and convenient spot to park your RV, whether you're staying for a night or a few weeks. Enjoy your stay!

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Rockwell RV Park

    6.

    Rockwell RV Park

    13 Reviews
    25 Photos
    42 Saves
    Bethany, Oklahoma

    Welcome to Rockwell RV Park, conveniently located near Oklahoma City. This spot is perfect for those passing through or looking to explore the local attractions. The park offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the full hookups available at many sites, making it a breeze for RV travelers. The park is also big rig friendly, so no worries if you're rolling in with a larger setup. For those traveling with pets, you'll be pleased to know there's a small but well-maintained dog park on-site.

    The amenities include clean showers and bathrooms, a laundry facility, and a small store that stocks essentials. If you're into unique experiences, you'll find live buffalo on the property, which is a fun sight for both kids and adults. There's also a pool and jacuzzi for those looking to relax after a day of exploring.

    Visitors have mentioned that the staff here is friendly and accommodating, always ready to help with any requests. The park is close to a highway, so you might hear some road noise, but it's also near a variety of stores and restaurants, making it convenient for stocking up on supplies or grabbing a bite to eat.

    Overall, Rockwell RV Park offers a mix of convenience and comfort, making it a solid choice for your next camping trip near Oklahoma City.

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

    7.

    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 Twin Fountains RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Fountains RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Fountains RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Fountains RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Fountains RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Twin Fountains RV Park

    8.

    Twin Fountains RV Park

    10 Reviews
    31 Photos
    50 Saves
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Twin Fountains RV Park near Oklahoma City is a gem for campers looking for a mix of convenience and fun. This place has paved roads and level sites, making it easy to set up camp. One of the standout features is the pool area, complete with a hot tub and splash pad, perfect for cooling off or relaxing after a day of exploring.

    Families will love the mini golf course and playground, keeping the kids entertained for hours. There's even a restaurant and bar on-site, which adds a unique touch. It's always nice to have a spot to grab a bite or a drink without leaving the campground. Plus, the limo shuttle service is a fun and handy perk for getting around.

    For those traveling with pets, you'll appreciate the pet-friendly policy and the two fenced dog runs. The campground also offers full hookups, including sewer and electric, and amenities like showers, toilets, and a sanitary dump.

    Visitors have mentioned the friendly and helpful staff, which can make a big difference in your stay. The campground's location near the intersection of I-35 and I-44 makes it a great base for exploring Oklahoma City. Whether you're in town to visit family or just passing through, Twin Fountains RV Park offers a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

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

    $59 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Hog Creek West — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hog Creek West — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    9.

    Hog Creek West — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    5 Reviews
    2 Photos
    1 Save
    Norman, Oklahoma

    Lake Thunderbird State Park offers a variety of water activities and recreation. The park features two marinas (Calypso Cove Marina and Little River Marina), nine boat ramps and two swim beaches. Accommodations include over 200 RV sites with 30 full hookup sites, restroom facilities and primitive campsites. Lake Thunderbird State Park also features playgrounds, picnic tables and an archery range. A total of ten picnic shelters for groups and eight family shelters, as well as tent and RV campgrounds, can be reserved online.

    Both the Lake Thunderbird State Park Discovery Cove Nature Center and equestrian trails are located in the Clear Bay area. The trails, which are open Wednesday through Sunday, cover four miles and feature 12 obstacles. Negative Coggins papers are required, and no on-site stables are available. An array of hiking, mountain biking and nature trails are also available in Lake Thunderbird State Park. Deer archery and waterfowl hunting are available in designated areas during the applicable seasons.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    10.

    Little Sandy Campground — Lake Thunderbird State Park

    6 Reviews
    7 Photos
    15 Saves
    Norman, Oklahoma

    Tent and RV campgrounds on the (Alameda Drive) or north side of the lake include Little Sandy.

    The campgrounds have tent campsites as well as RV sites with 30 and/or 50-amp electric, water, and some with sewer. Comfort stations with toilet facilities and showers are nearby and some campgrounds have playgroups.

    Recreational activities include boating, swimming, fishing, hiking and equestrian trails. Mountain bike riders enjoy the challenge of the 11 miles of varied terrain on the Clear Bay Trails. The Discovery Cove Nature Center features live animals as well as animals on display, dioramas, aquariums and space for environmental education classes. For boaters convenience, The Calypso Cove Marina on the south side of the lake has fuel, a ship store and kayak, paddle boat rentals. Little River Marina, located on the north side also has fuel, a ship store and covered or open slip rental.

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

    $25 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular campground near Norman, OK?

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

What parks are near Norman, OK?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 18 parks near Norman, OK that allow camping, notably Patoka Lake and Chickasaw National Recreation Area.