Description - Walnut Creek State Park, on beautiful Keystone Lake, is only a short distance from Tulsa, but far away from city life. The park offers one of the best equestrian trails in the Oklahoma State Park System.
Located on Lake Keystone, visitors will find swimming beaches, lighted and unlighted boat ramps, softball field, playground areas, comfort stations with showers, picnic tables, group picnic shelter, full and semi-modern RV hookups, and tent campsites. Hikers, mountain bikers and equestrian enthusiasts will enjoy the 15-mile Sand Plum Trail which features flat to rolling terrain with many vistas of the lake. The park also offers an equestrian campground with electrical hookups, water, picnic tables, grills, picket posts and a comfort station.
- Features/Facilities: 1,429 Park Acres • 26,300-Acre Lake Keystone •
Group Contact: David Smith
Off the Cimarron Turnpike in Sand Springs, 13 miles east of the 209th Street exit.
Fishing: Largemouth Bass • Smallmouth Bass • Crappie • Sunfish • Striped Bass • White Bass • Channel Catfish • Saugeye
Recreation - 172 Campsites • Swimming Beach • Boating • Water Skiing • Fishing • Softball • Playground • Hiking & Biking Trails • Equestrian Trail
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.
1 mile W of New Prue, then 2 miles S.