Description - Bernice State Park is a great place to enjoy beatutiful Grand Lake. Fish or boat all day and camp under the stars at night. Bernice State Park is an outdoor lover's dream.
Bernice State Park is located on the northwestern corner of Grand Lake. Known as the "Crappie Capital of the World," the park also offers fishing for largemouth bass, white bass, channel catfish and bluegill. Visitors will find semi-modern RV sites and tent campsites, comfort stations with showers, boat ramp, courtesy boat dock for loading and unloading, picnic areas, playground, one mile paved walking and jogging path that is handicap accessible, two wildlife watch towers, swimming and a new Nature Center (opening Spring 2005).
- Features/Facilities: Handicap Accessible • Lake/River View • 88 Park Acres • 46,300-Acre Grand Lake • 231 Campsites • Semi-Modern RV Sites
Nearby: Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum, Bernice • Cabin Creek Civil War Battle Site, Vinita • Eastern Trails Museum, Vinita • Barker Gang Gravesite, Vinita, Cabin Creek Vinyard, Vinita • Summerside Winery, Vinita • Har-Ber Village, Grove • Cayuga Splitlog Mission Church, Grove • Lendonwood Gardens, Grove
Days/Hours Open: Open daily.
Group Contact: Robert Kelly, Manager
Fishing: Largemouth Bass • Crappie • Sunfish • White Bass • Channel Catfish • Blue Catfish
Recreation - Boating • Watersports • Scuba Diving • Playground • Swimming Beach • Boat Dock • Walking Path • Wildlife Watching Towers
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 E of Bernice on Hwy 85A