Best Hiking Trails in Lake Texoma State Park
Look into Lake Texoma State Park cabins just outside the park, and dive into hiking and bird watching along the many nature trails.
1. Main trail
The park's main trail begins at Two Rivers Nature Center. As it is fairly short, it is also easy in difficulty and appropriate for the whole family.
2. Erwin Park Trail
Although not located in Lake Texoma State Park, the trail is within close vicinity to Lake Texoma. This lightly trafficked loop trail stretches for 7.8mi. The trail is pet-friendly, but dogs have to be on a leash. The trail is best used from May to November.
3. Canoe trail
Do a different kind of hike, by renting a canoe in Lake Texoma State Park (or bring your own paddling gear, and take full advantage of the park's two boat ramps) and heading out onto Lake Texoma's waters, to see the area from a unique vantage point.
Great Places to Stay Near Lake Texoma State Park
Best Family Activities in Lake Texoma State Park
If you are not much of a backpacker, Lake Texoma State Park still has plenty to offer. When you stay in nearby Lake Texoma State Park cabins, you can easily make the most of the park's opportunities to fish, golf, swim, and picnic.
Lake Texoma is a premiere spot for striped bass. You'll also be able to angle for catfish, white bass, blue catfish, and sunfish. The park's privately-operated Catfish Bay Marina offers a fuel dock and striper guide fishing services. The park also has two boat ramps, so you can easily fish either from shore or launch yourself out to spend a day angling on the water.
Whether you and your family want to grill up your catch of the day or skip right to the picnic, without the angling interlude, the park offers plenty of picnic tables and fire rings, many right on the lake, on a first come, first serve basis.
The park's sandy beach on the lake is a great spot for families to relax by the water, take a dip, and let the little ones run around in summer. Just keep in mind that there is no lifeguard on duty.