Foss State Park
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Introduction

Get into your RV and head to your home away from home in Oklahoma at Foss State Park in Custer County. Formerly the home of the Plains Indian Tribes, this southwestern area near Foss, Oklahoma boasts a large RV campsite. 10 sites have full hookups and 98 RV sites are semi-modern. Enjoy scenic views of the lake as you take a break from the world. This 1,749-acre park offers a wide range of activities including hiking, horseback riding, fishing, boating, disc golf, and swimming.

There is also an equestrian camp on-site that features a multi-purpose Warrior Trail for horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking. You’ll need to provide your own horse as horse rental is not available at this park. Take in views of the largest lake in Western Oklahoma, Foss Lake, or watch the bison during their Sunday feeding. Walk the Great Western Cattle Trail that was created back in the 1880s. You’ll have a great time out on the water fishing, dipping your paddle in the water, or floating in the sun on a pontoon boat. Explore this breathtaking retreat at the beautiful Foss State Park. You’ll be glad you did!

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Transportation in Foss State Park

Driving

Pack your motor home and visit Western Oklahoma’s magnificent Foss State Park. Travel the desert terrain off the beaten path as the park is located just north of historic Route 66. If traveling from Oklahoma City, you simply take I-40 West for an hour and a half. Since this mid-Western state is mostly flat you won't have to worry about mountainous or steep roads.

Parking

Once you arrive at Foss State Park, there is an entrance fee to the park. Check-in with the visitor center as visitors rave about the park staff and score yourself a free map of the trails with the distance. Not all camping sites are level so you may need to bring some leveling blocks to make your stay a little more enjoyable. The park allows both back-in and pull-through parking. Be on the lookout for bison as a small herd can still be observed from the park office and there is a special feeding of the herd each Saturday.

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Campgrounds and parking in Foss State Park

Campsites in Foss State Park

Reservations camping

Elk City / Clinton KOA

You're in Route 66 country at the Elk City/Clinton KOA. Visit the surrounding museums, relive history at the Washita Battlefield Historic Site, or wait for bass to bite at Clinton or Foss Lakes. Settle in at your site, lounge by the pool at the end of the day, or let the kids loose on the playground and let your pets roam in the fenced area. Shaded sites provide full hookups with up to 50-amp service and can accommodate rigs up to 85 feet in length. Stay updated with Wi-Fi and cable TV. On-site propane is available for purchase and a snack bar can also be found on the grounds.

Foss State Park Campground

A great place to camp and relax, as Foss State Park Campground provides visitors with great scenic views. With 110 RV sites total, there are two campground areas - the Southside and Northside - that are located off the park’s lake.

The Southside campgrounds of Mouse Creek, Sandy Beach, Cedar Pointe, and Cottonwood is where you will find 10 RV sites with full hookups. Additionally, the area does provide some shaded sites for large RVs and past visitors suggest reserving those in advance.

A unique feature of the state park is the opportunity to rent the entire Northside campgrounds of Buffalo Bend and Cutberth with 15 RV sites. This well-maintained area is perfect if you’re planning a family reunion or RV rally when it’s open from May to October.

If you run into any issues, camp rangers visit the campgrounds on a regular basis and are willing to make sure that you have a great time while you here! The campground does provide clean bathrooms and showers that are coin operated. From cooking dinner over the fire under the shade of trees at the campsite to exploring the campsites surrounding your vehicle, Foss State Park as much to over visitors of all ages. Overall, it is a great place to spend a night or more camping under the stars- you’ll be glad you stopped here.

First-come first-served

Alternate camping

Seasonal activities in Foss State Park

In-Season

Aquatic Recreation

Enjoy a day of adventure at Foss Lake. From renting Jet skis or a pontoon boat, enjoy endless days of fun being out in nature. Grab lunch or dinner at the popular floating restaurant, Portside Cafe. Plan to take a moment to view the perfect sunset over the lake. Have a great time with all the water sports offered at Foss Lake State Park. Grab your swimsuit from the RV and get out in the water to a well-maintained, vast swimming area. Perfect for you and fellow campers.

Trick or Treat at Foss State Park

Have some Halloween fun this year at Foss State Park by visiting Cottonwood and Cedar Point Campgrounds. Bring your favorite candy and get into the festivities by decorating your RV for Trick or Treat at the park. Princess to goblins will participate in the Haunted Egg Hunt that begins around sunset followed by Trick or Treating at the campgrounds. If you are brave, walk the Haunted Trail later that evening.

Christmas in July

A tradition of Foss State Park, this weekend event is one that can be enjoyed by campers of all ages. Hosted at Foss Lake, this salute to our country's veterans and active military is family friendly. From fireworks to a boat parade, enjoy a yearly festival complete with food trucks, live music, inflatables, crafts and so much more. Schedule your RV camping trip around this event - you won’t want to miss it!

Off-Season

Horseback Riding

Great for horses, bikes, and walks, enjoy trails for all different levels while at Foss State Park. From walking the park’s historic Great Western Cattle Trail to the 17 miles of the Foss State Park. The park also has an equestrian camp that you can participate in during your visit. They do not rent horse so to explore the trails other than on foot or by bike, plan to bring your horse on vacation with you.

Birding

An excellent place to catch views of some unique birds of the region. Waterfowl that you may see include diving ducks, Black Scooters, Common Loon, and even a Mountain Bluebird. Enjoy a leisurely stroll near the lake or along the hiking trails to check out the natural habitats of these dynamic birds. Grab your notebooks and binoculars during your stay at Foss State Park as you take in some amazing sites of local species!

Fishing

Pack your fishing rod in the campervan and get out in your boat and enjoy some leisure time on Foss Lake! Cast your line to catch dinner of Large mouth and Striped bass, channel and Flathead catfish, or bluegill and crappie. Get out in the blue water on your boat as you take in majestic, scenic views. Past campers rave about the availability of game fish in Foss Lake, catching dinner will be an easy task.

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