Osage Cove Campground is located on Kaw Lake in north central Oklahoma, approximately 8 miles east of Ponca City, Oklahoma, on the Arkansas River. Camping, fishing, boating, and hiking are favorite past times. There are nine public use areas and two lake access points located around the lake for visitors to enjoy. Campers can select from over 300 family campsites. The Lake and the River are known for producing some of Oklahoma's largest catfish and offering anglers excellent opportunities to catch crappie, sand (white) bass and walleye. Ten boat ramps offer easy access to the lake. Hikers and horseback riders are attracted to the beautiful trails along the eastern shore. The Eagle View Hiking Trail is approximately 12 miles long and runs between Osage Cove and Burbank Landing. The Five Fingers Equestrian Trail extends from Burbank Landing to the Sarge Creek Cove Public Use Area. With an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, Kaw Lake has something to offer for everyone.
*Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance. 2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays.* The campground is open March 1 - November 30 and offers over 90 campsites and 3 group camping areas. Individual campsites are $16/night and group camping areas are available for $75/night. Check in time is 6pm and check out time is 4pm. Sites are available on a first come-first served basis outside the reservation season of April 1 - September 30. For more information about the area, please call (580)762-5611.
Directions: From Ponca City, OK: Travel 9 mi E across Kaw Dam. Turn E on county road and travel 2 mi to the park. Follow signs.
Normal Services Available:
4-1-2003 through 9-30-2003 .