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Lake Carl Blackwell

Our mission at Oklahoma State University’s Lake Carl Blackwell is to provide safe educational and recreational experiences for our visitors and to uphold OSU’s mission to foster community across our lake grounds and beyond.
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Additionally, we have a walking trail that is suitable for all abilities, a tournament standard disc golf course, and 3 pavilions that can be rented for your events and celebrations.
Our lakeside store, Cowboy Corner at Lake Carl Blackwell is also located on site for your convenience.
Visit us and experience all the wonderful choices at OSU’s Lake Carl Blackwell.
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The quickest way to make your reservation is to head over to CampSpot. There, you can reserve RV/tent sites, a rustic, cozy cabin, a pavilion for your next gathering and lots more.


For all the events we host and those that we host for others! If you have something in mind and you would like a great place to do it, let us know. You can reach us through the Contact Us button!


We have all of them! Dailys for picnicking, fishing, hiking, and swimming. Our Annual Permits are a great option for those of you that love spending time out here!


Our nightly campgrounds are all unique and a perfect place to relax, unwind and get back to nature. Sunsets and deer are our favorite sights!


Want to get away from the rush of everyday life and get comfortably immersed in nature? We have a selection to pick from. From our small and intimate Cabin 4 to our Bunkhouse made to sleep up to sixteen and everything in between, you’ll find the right fit.


We have many options for you! Along with fishing, equestrian trails, and picnicking as favorites, we also have boating, disc golf, hiking trails, a swimming beach and even bird watching!

Annual Lease Application (pdf)

These campgrounds are leased annually. To find out more, please call 405.744.3855!


Yes, we have a few of them, and you can read them here! Always good to be “in the know”!  Need to find a form or application?


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