Saturday, May 22, 2010

Texoma's Platter Flats

Lake Texoma Campground Platter Flats

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. Platter Flats Campground Map.



Platter Flats Campground information courtesy of:


http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=73345



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