Robbers Cave State Park and Lodge

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Robbers Cave State Park and Lodge

Oklahoma

(918) 465-2565

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Overview

Robbers Cave State Park is a perfect family getaway with an abundance of outdoor fun to keep the kids entertained. The park is located in the scenic, hilly woodlands of the San Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma. A favorite of rappellers, equestrians, hikers and outdoor lovers. Robbers Cave enjoys notoriety as a former hideout for outlaws. The park and adjoining wildlife management area, including Lake Wayne Wallace, offers acres of discovery and enjoyment including trout fishing in season, boating, hunting, trails for hikers and horses, sandstone cliffs for climbing and rappelling, and fall foliage viewing. RV and tent campsites, and equestrian campsites are also available. Lodging facilities include the Belle Starr View Lodge, cabins and two group camps. Picnic tables, comfort stations with showers, boat ramps, a swimming beach, swimming pool with bathhouse, playgrounds, miniature golf, hiking trails, paddleboat rentals, and a nature center with naturalist programs/exhibits round out the park's facilities.

Map of Robbers Cave & Lodge (OK)

Latitude, Longitude: 35.001035, -95.336609

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating on Lake Carlton is popular among visitors to Robbers Cave State Park.

  • Bicycling

    Cyclists will enjoy the park's mountain biking opportunities.

  • Camping

    Robbers Cave State Park offers camping ranging from modern RV sites with hookups to primitive camping along secluded trails. Equestrian campsites are available, as well as lodging at the 20-room Belle Starr View Lodge. Every room of this lodge commands an impressive view of Coon Creek Lake and the forested valley below. This state park also offers single cabins, duplex cabins and two group camp facilities.

  • Climbing

    The numerous sandstone bluffs in the park offer great rappelling and bouldering opportunities for adventurous visitors.

  • Fishing

    Lake Carlton offers excellent fishing opportunities for trout, perch, bass and catfish.

  • Golfing

    Golfing is a pleasant diversion for visitors to the park.

  • Hiking

    Robbers Cave State Park offers over 25 miles of trails for hikers. Enjoy a hike out to the famous outlaw cave hidden in the formation of sandstone hills and cliffs that range from 300 to 1,500-feet in height.

  • Historic Sites

    The historic Robbers Cave enjoys notoriety as a former hideout for outlaws Jesse James and Belle Starr.

  • Horseback Riding

    Robbers Cave State Park offers over 25 miles of trails for riders.

  • Hunting

    The park's adjacent wildlife management area, features 3,800 acres of forested hunting ground.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking is available at numerous locations in the park, offering beautiful natural settings for visitors to enjoy their meals.

  • RVing

    RV users will find full hookups and a dump site in Robbers Cave State Park.

  • Water Sports

    Lake Carlton offers unlimited opportunities for enjoying water sports of all varieties.

Seasonality/Weather

The park is open year-round, but during the winter, three of the comfort stations in the primitive camping area are closed.

Directions

Driving

5 miles N of Wilburton on Hwy 2.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(918) 465-2565

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