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History

Illinois River Oklahoma record striped bass caught by Paul Hollister.

Lake Texoma Record Striped Bass

Lake Texoma is 89,000 acres (at normal level) and has 580 miles of shoreline and is the #1 Striper Bass fishery in the nation.

This huge, beautiful lake is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Southwest. It's famous for its great fishing, excellent marinas and resorts, its natural beauty and lively nightlife.

Lake Texoma Striper Fishing Guides
Photo: Doug Lay ©2007 all rights reserved

Lake Texoma State Park is located near the Red River, the Texas/Oklahoma border. There are hunting areas but different hunting and fishing licenses are required for the different Texas/Oklahoma sections. However a special fishing license is available if you just want to fish on the lake.

The Lake Texoma State Park has a great golf course, paddle boats, and other fun stuff. Check out the nature center for a look at some wildlife. A great family getaway.

Lake Texoma ia maintained by the Army Corp of Engineers and is an incredibly popular spot for fisherman, boaters, and campers.

Fish & Licenses

Get your name in the record books! Lake Texoma is part of the new Oklahoma Lake Record Program.

Platter Flats Public Use Area

Lake Texoma Striper Fishing Guides
Photo: Doug Lay ©2010 all rights reserved

Platter Flats Campground on Lake Texoma is a great park for those seeking fun, fishing, camping, boating, swimming, skiing, horse back riding, hunting, bird watching, hanging out on sandy beaches, grilling and more!

The Platter Flats Campground is a more out-of-the-way area for Lake Texoma, but is easily and readily available to visitors coming north from Dallas or south from Tulsa.

Sites are normally available for drive-up campers. There are 83 sites ranging from basic, to sites with water only, with electricity only , and sites with water and electricity. Other amenities include 2 shower/toilet facilities, a boat ramp, and a shelter. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance.

The only day use allowed in the park is at the day use shelter Site # (S1) which must be reserved, and overnight camping is not allowed in the shelter. If you would like to camp overnight you must reserve an overnight camp site. The shelter may be reserved for $50/day.

The entrance gate is open 6am-10pm. Campers may exit at any time.

Sites A1-A57 are available for Equestrian camping, but you do not need to have a horse to camp on these sites.

There are no convenience stores or marinas nearby.

No day use allowed in camping area.

From Colbert, OK: Go 5 miles north on US 75, turn west 5 miles to Platter Flats, OK. Then follow signs to the campground.
867 Trail Ride Road Platter, OK 74753
Phone: (580)434-5864

State Park

Note: Lake Texoma State Park is currently under redevelopment. Not all services are currently available. Please call ahead to verify the services you are interested in.

Lake Texoma is Oklahoma's second largest lake, and one of the premier striped bass hot spots in the Southwest. Besides fishing, the park offers swimming, camping, picnic areas, horseback riding, trail rides, tennis, hiking, nature programs, indoor fitness and recreation programs. Golfers can choose between two 18-hole courses complete with driving range, putting greens, club rentals and pro shop. Swimmers can choose from beach swimming or an outdoor pool.

Other facilities near Lake Texoma State Park include RV parks and tent sites, comfort stations with showers, public laundry, boat ramps, playgrounds, tennis courts, hiking trails, riding stables, full service marinas and striper guide fishing services.

5 miles East of Kingston on Hwy 70
Kingston, OK 73439
Phone: (580) 564-2566
: (800) 528-0593
Fax: (580) 564-2262

Fishing Guides

  Snowgoose Guide Service
580-924-5238, 580-916-2814

  Wayne's Striper Guide Service
Kids only $25, 580-513-0415

Rippin Lips, 580-775-7197

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Texoma RV Parks & Campsites

Lake Texoma marina, Alberta Creek Resort and Marina   Alberta Creek RV Park
31 Pads w Hookups, Facilities, Dock
877-718-5585

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Cabins & Lodging

Lake Texoma marina, Alberta Creek Resort and Marina   Alberta Creek Resort
2 & 3 Bdrm, Linen Service, Cable TV
877-718-5585

Carter's Motel, 580-924-3998

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Marinas

Lake Texoma marina, Alberta Creek Resort and Marina   Alberta Creek Marina
Full Service Marina, Gas Dock & more
877-718-5585

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Boat & Jet Ski Rentals

Lake Texoma marina, Alberta Creek Resort and Marina   Alberta Creek Marina
Pontoon, Ski & Bass Boats, Tubes, more
877-718-5585

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Tackle & Bait

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Restaurants

Lake Texoma marina, Alberta Creek Resort and Marina   Alberta Creek Cafe
Floating Cafe, Dinner Specials & Drinks
877-718-5585

Carter's Bar & Grill, 580-924-3998

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Real Estate

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Map & Directions

Lake Texoma spans the Texas/Oklahoma border just 75 miles north of Dallas and 121 miles south of Oklahoma City.
Lake Texoma Oklahoma map
Directions to Lake Texoma, Oklahoma.

Nearby Oklahoma lakes & rivers include:

North: Blue River
Northeast: Lake Atoka
East: Lake Hugo & Kiamichi River
Southeast: Red River
South: South: Lake Lavon (TX)
Southwest: Lake Ray Roberts (TX)
West: Lake Hubert H Moss (TX)
Northwest: Lake Murray

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