Cardinal Point Recreation Area, Reams, OK

Cardinal Point Recreation Area is operated by the Army Corps of Engineers as a free campground, beach, and boat launch. There's a room for a few full-sized RVs to camp along the side of the road, and plenty of room for cars, vans, and small trailers to camp on the beach.

Hickory Point Recreation Area

Located at the southern point of Lake Eufaula, OK, about ten miles east of the City of McAlester, this recreation area is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers, and is open for camping, picnicking, and fishing. There are two camping loops on the north side of Hickory Point Access Rd, one that is large enough for full-sized, 40 feet + rigs, and a smaller one for small to medium sized rigs. There are also several small campsites for cars and vans inside the parking loop by the boat ramp.

Highway 31 Landing, McAlester, OK

Highway 31 Landing, McAlester, OK Oklahoma is not well known for boondocking or free camping. However, there are many places where one can camp for free; it’s just difficult to find these places. Locals know about them but tend to keep them a secret. Highway 31 Landing is one of those places. Well, not anymore ... Read more

A Guide to Boondocking in Oklahoma

Boondocking in Oklahoma! Boondocking in Oklahoma can be found at the state’s two national grasslands, Black Kettle NG and Rita Blanca NG, as well as its only national forest, Ouachita NF. There are several reservoirs managed by the Army Corps of Engineers that offer free campgrounds, and there is also free camping within the state’s ... Read more

Is Overnight Parking Allowed on Oklahoma Turnpikes?

Yes, overnight parking is allowed on Oklahoma turnpikes. But to be more precise, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has not issued any rules or statements regarding overnight parking at service plazas along Oklahoma turnpikes...

Oklahoma Rest Area Rules

Is overnight parking allowed at Oklahoma rest areas? How long can you stay at an Oklahoma rest area? Is camping permitted at Oklahoma rest areas? What are the full Oklahoma rest area rules?

Oklahoma Rest Area Map

The following map of rest areas, picnic areas, welcome centers, and service plazas were sourced from the State of Oklahoma's official road map.