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Established Camping

Tall Chief Cove

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Starting April 1st, 2024, USACE campgrounds on Skiatook and Birch Lakes are implementing the following: <ul> <li><strong>check-in time has changed to 3:00 PM </strong></li> <li><strong>check-out time has changed to 1:00 PM</strong></li> </ul> For questions, please call the Skiatook Project Office at (918) 396-3170.

About

US Army Corps of Engineers

Skiatook Lake

Overview

Located on beautiful Skiatook Lake in northeast Oklahoma, Tall Chief Cove is one of the most popular campgrounds in the region. The campground has a variety of sites along the forested lakeshore, and visitors can enjoy boating, hiking, swimming, picnicking and fishing from the facility.

Recreation

Families enjoy the convenience of this facility's swim beach, picnic areas, nature trail, playground and educational programs. Sport fishing for largemouth bass, black and white crappie, channel catfish and several species of sunfish offers anglers many hours of enjoyment on the lake. About 6,000 acres of public land in the lake area are open to hunters wishing to pursue whitetail, quail, rabbit and squirrel.

Facilities

Families enjoy the convenience of this facility's swim beach, picnic areas, nature trail, playground and educational programs. Sport fishing for largemouth bass, black and white crappie, channel catfish and several species of sunfish offers anglers many hours of enjoyment on the lake. About 6,000 acres of public land in the lake area are open to hunters wishing to pursue whitetail, quail, rabbit and squirrel.

Natural Features

Gentle rolling hills of blackjack and post oak trees intersperse with tall grass prairie around the glistening lake. The shoreline is accentuated by steep picturesque bluffs which offer views of the water.

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Location

Tall Chief Cove is located in Oklahoma

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Tulsa, Oklahoma, take Highway 75 north to State Highway 20. Take the Skiatook exit, turn west on State Highway 20 and drive about 15 miles. Turn left on Lake Road and proceed about five miles to the campground.

Address

14004 Lake Road
Skiatook, OK 74070

Coordinates

36.3219444 N
96.1208333 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Good
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Tall Chief Cove have RV hookups?

According to TheDyrt.com, Tall Chief Cove has water hookups.

What is the max vehicle length at Tall Chief Cove?

Tall Chief Cove allows vehicles up to 90 feet.

Are fires allowed at Tall Chief Cove?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Tall Chief Cove, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Tall Chief Cove have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Tall Chief Cove does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Tall Chief Cove?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is good, and T-Mobile is unknown.

How hard is it to get a campsite at Tall Chief Cove?

Some campers book as far as 6 months in advance, so on high-demand weekends it can be very difficult to get a campsite at Tall Chief Cove. If you want to get a last-minute campsite at Tall Chief Cove, try setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts

Why is it so hard to get a campsite at Tall Chief Cove?

There are 50 campsites at Tall Chief Cove and over 80 million Americans who camp! Try snagging a cancellation by setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts