Cedar Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This 86-acre lake (shown in this detail aerial photo), surrounded by pine and oak covered hills, is a perfect place to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Campers and day visitors can choose from a wide variety of activities, including picnicking, swimming, fishing, canoeing, hiking the 3-mile trail around the lake, walking a short nature trail, or just relaxing.

Fishing is a popular activity due to the large-mouth bass, catfish and bluegill stocked regularly in the lake. No motors larger than 7 1/2 horsepower are allowed. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1801 North Lincoln, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, 405-744-1039 regulates fishing and hunting.

Nearby attractions include the Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp, Winding Stair Mountain Equestrian Trails, Horsethief Springs Trail, and the 54-mile Talimena Scenic Drive.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open!
Operational Hours: Open year round.; Shady Lane Loop is closed.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Current fees and regulations are posted at the self-service pay station. See Recreation Fee Schedule for details.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Restrictions: No motors larger than 7 1/2 horsepower are allowed. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1801 North Lincoln, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, 405-744-1039 regulates fishing and hunting.
Closest Towns: Heavener, Oklahoma.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Take U.S. 270-59 south from Heavener, OK for 10 miles; turn right (west) on Holson Valley Road for 3 miles; then right (north) on Forest Service Road 7269 for 1 mile.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Picnicking

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Swimming

Boating - Motorized

One boat ramp and floating boat dock available.

No motors larger than 7 1/2 horsepower are allowed.

Amenities

Picnic tables Group picnic shelters and several picnic sites.
Drinking water
Toilets Flush
Parking
Boat ramp
Fee charged for some activities Current fees and regulations are posted at the self-service pay station.
Tent camping
Accessible
Camping trailer Electric and water hook-ups available.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.7785667

  Longitude : 
-94.6932000