Description - Owned and operated by Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Crowder Lake University Park offers 22 acres of park grounds and 158 lake acres. Crowder Lake has been designated a Trophy Bass Lake by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
Formerly a state park, this area offers 22 acres of park grounds and 158 lake acres. Facilities include a ropes course, rappelling tower, rock climbing wall, canoe rentals and interpretive nature trail, as well as 5 RV sites, 7 tent sites, picnic tables, comfort stations, and a 30 x 50 foot building available for rentals. Entrance gate is closed from 10pm-6am.
- Features/Facilities: Canoe Rental • Free Admission • Lake/River View • Pets Allowed • Senior Discount
Group Contact: Dr. Chad Kinder, Park Director
Recreation - rock climbing, canoeing, camping
Climate - This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.
From I-40, take Exit 80 (Hwy 54) and go 7 miles S. At the Crowder Lake sign turn E and go 2 miles on paved road. At the next intersection turn S, and go 1 mile. At next intersection turn W. The park is approximately 3/4 mile.