Local Area Attractions
Oklahoma's largest reservoir, Lake Eufaula has 600 miles of shoreline and 143,700 acres of surface area. Attractions include fishing and hunting, sightseeing, nature trails, boating, picnicking, tours, etc. Public boat ramp is located just 8 miles from the campground.
1890 M-K-T Depot and Caboose
The KATY DEPOT was built in 1890 and is the M. K. & T.'s oldest surviving wooden station. The depot now holds a collection of the town's heritage including railroad, pioneer businesses, cowboys and Indians, military and the Civil War Battle of Honey Springs memorabilia. Other features are the M.K.T. Caboose #205, a 14 Flag historical display, the Paul Henry Carr Monument, and a scale model of USS CARR (FFG-52) a Guided Missile Frigate which honors the WWII Hero from Checotah. This attraction is located in Checotah. For more information and hours of operation please call 1-918-473-6377.
Cherokee Heritage Center
Tour the recreated ancient Cherokee village of Tsa-La-Gi, located at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Talequah, Oklahoma.
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Located in Muskogee, this museum features the history, artifacts and art of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Seminole and Creek Tribes.
Honor Heights Park
Muskogee's beautifully landscaped park containing every flower and shrub native to Oklahoma and noted for its breathtaking display of azaleas in the spring. This park features an Azalea Festival in April and a spectacular garden of lights in December.
Local Area Activities
Dates listed may be subject to change. Please contact the venue for additional information. Our local Chamber of Commerce is a great source for local information.
Have a great time scouring the shops in Checotah, Eufaula and Muskogee. All within 1/2 hour drive from campground.
Fountain Head Golf Course is a beautiful 18-hole golf course newly upgraded on the back 9 and is just a few miles away.
Like an occasional night out? Check out nearby casinos - Checotah is just 13 miles away!
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
A month long event in April at Honor Heights Park in Muskogee (35 miles) showcases brilliant blooms.
Oklahoma Renaissance Festival
Travel to Muskogee (35 miles) and step back in time to days of old with King Henry VIII, Queen Margaret of Scotland, the Royal Court, jousters, jesters, jugglers, magicians, musicians and minstrels. Delight your taste buds with the wonderful and unique foods of the day. Browse through the more than 100 handcrafted booths with one of a kind items. This event is held every Saturday and Sunday in the month of May.
Golden Eagle Poker Run and Festival
Come and enjoy this poker run by boat where participants compete for over $40,000 in cash prizes! All you need to join the fun is a boat or jet ski! South Pavilion on Lake Eufaula is the place to be!
Old Settlers Day Parade and Rodeo
Come to Old Settlers Day in Checotah to help celebrate our rural heritage. Parade, carnival, live music, street dance, antique cars and tractors and a two day rodeo event make this a great way to spend a summer weekend! Might even catch a glimpse of Checotah's own Carrie Underwood! Event held annually on the second Saturday of June.
Whole Hawg Days & Poker Run
The city of Eufaula hosts the annual Whole Hawg Days event . A celebration of summer, this event includes a parade, car show, BBQ cook-off, carnival and rodeo. The weekend is brought to a close with the Whole Hawg Poker Run held by boat on the waters of Lake Eufaula. Any watercraft will do to take part in the fun and a chance to win cash prizes!