The Comfort of Oklahoma State Park Cabins: A Perfect Getaway Option

Watch the sunset across the lake through the window of a cabin at Lake Wister State Park.

As summer approaches, it’s time to start planning your travel adventures. With numerous lodging options available, I want to highlight one of the most comfortable and memorable choices in Oklahoma state parks – the cabins.

Our family has cherished some of our most enjoyable vacations in the cozy cabins of our state parks, and we still talk about those unforgettable moments. So, as you plan your summer getaways, family reunions, and vacations, don’t forget to consider the cabins at Oklahoma state parks.

Booking a cabin at any state park has never been easier. You can now make online reservations anytime, making it more convenient than ever. Additionally, parks with smaller cabin operations, like Great Salt Plains, Boiling Springs, Foss, and Osage Hills, are now listed on Don’t limit your travel plans to just the weekends; weekdays offer a quieter and more serene experience at the parks.

Let’s take a closer look at the variety of cabins available in just a handful of our state parks:

Greenleaf State Park

In the beautiful area of Braggs, lies Greenleaf State Park, boasting a lake and a park. The cabins, constructed by the WPA in the 1930s, have preserved their original exteriors and charm while being updated with modern amenities. These include heating and air conditioning, modern bathrooms, and satellite television. Cabin 15, known as the “Cabin on the Lake,” was specifically designed for people with physical disabilities. It stands as one of the very few entirely accessible cabins in the nation.

Lake Wister State Park

Lake Wister State Park is a true Oklahoma treasure, offering visitors tranquility and natural beauty in southeastern Oklahoma. With its stunning lake and elegant trees, it’s easy to fall in love with this getaway. The park provides 15 cabins to choose from, including three two-bedroom cabins, one accessible cabin, and two specialty cabins. Ten of the cabins are arranged in a duplex setting with double doors on both sides. Each cabin is comfortable, rustic, and homey, equipped with amenities such as flat-screen televisions. All cabins feature full kitchens, complete with coffee makers, pots and pans, utensils, plates, bowls, and cups.

Keystone State Park

For breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, Keystone State Park in Sand Springs is the way to go. This park offers various cabin options, with all 22 cabins providing the convenience of refrigerators, satellite television, and microwaves.

Sequoyah State Park

Sequoyah State Park boasts over 19,000 surface acres of water and 225 miles of shoreline. Besides the newly renovated lodge, the park also features lakeside cabins with outside decks, allowing you to savor the spectacular sunsets over Fort Gibson Lake. If you’re planning a reunion, the group camp facilities include 10 A-frame cabins capable of accommodating 150 people.

Tenkiller State Park

Known as Oklahoma’s “heaven in the hills,” Tenkiller State Park offers 39 cabins in a range of sizes, from one to three bedrooms. The cabins, except for the three-bedroom model, are duplexes. With amenities such as satellite television, dishes, linens, full kitchens, and heat and air conditioning, these cabins provide everything you need for a comfortable stay. Plus, some cabins are even pet-friendly!

For more great getaway ideas across the state, visit Ambassadeur Hotel to browse all state parks with cabins.

In conclusion, when it comes to finding a comfortable and memorable place to stay in Oklahoma, look no further than the cabins in our state parks. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a family vacation, these cabins offer the perfect escape. Make your reservation today and get ready to create lasting memories in the beautiful surroundings of Oklahoma state parks.

Dino Lalli is the producer, co-host, and one of the reporters for the weekly television travel show Discover Oklahoma.