Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lake & Recreation Area

Nestled in the mighty oak trees just west of Okmulgee are two beautiful park areas, the Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lake & Recreation Area. Plan a visit for scenery, relaxation and recreation. 


Spillway FloodingOkmulgee Lake

Okmulgee Lake was built in 1927 and covers 668 acres and 19 miles of shoreline. The original earthen dam was replaced with a rock spillway during the 1930's. The spillway attracts many visitors with its beauty when it is flowing.
Okmulgee Lake offers great fishing and recreation. Bass slot limits: 13-16 inch protected slot. Six combined per day.

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Dripping Springs LakeDripping Springs Lake

Dripping Springs Lake was constructed in 1975 by the City of Okmulgee and designated Oklahoma's first "Trophy Bass Lake". It spreads 1,150 acres and 18 miles of shoreline. The lake has an abundant stand of timber still in the water, which make an ideal habitat for trophy bass.
Dripping Springs Lake is a fishing only lake, no water sports allowed. Bass slot limit: 16-22 inch protected slot. Six combined per day with only one 22 or over.

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Tent CamperCAMPING

We offer 123 semi-modern RV sites and 72 primitive tent sites along Okmulgee and Dripping Springs Lake. We have several campgrounds to choose from. You will find your favorite!  We do not accept campsite reservations. All camping is first-come, first-serve. The campgrounds offer restroom/shower facilities, playgrounds, swimming areas, fishing opportunities and beautiful scenery.


The park offers five covered shelters to reserve. Great for family reunions, birthday parties, company picnics, etc. Please call the park office to reserve yours today 918-756-5971.


Located at the lake for convenience. Secure 8' fenced area, lighted and patrolled daily for your boat, RV or camper storage.

RV/Camper-$40 monthly                           Boats-$30 monthly

New! Covered storage for your boat or personal watercraft        $40 monthly


The General Store/Park Office is located at the lake for your convenience. We offer drinks, snacks and those last minute items you might have forgotten. Our office staff can answer your park and camping questions. 

NATURE TRAILOak Leaf Nature Trail

The Oak Leaf Nature Trail is part of the orginal park built in the 1930's. The trail consists of 3.5 miles. Three miles wind and loop through the woods and the remaining 1/2 mile of the trail was made for easy access for the Handicap and runs along the shoreline. 

  1. Okmulgee & Dripping Springs Lake & Recreation Area

    Physical Address
    16830 Dripping Springs Rd
    Okmulgee, OK 74447

    Phone: 918-756-5971