Description - Historic Boggy Depot State Park is a refreshing, restful place for campers to enjoy the beauty of southeastern Oklahoma. Soldiers, passengers on the Butterfield Stage Line, westward-bound pioneers, and wandering Native People all found solace here. Pause, during your visit, to reflect upon those who shaped the history of Oklahoma in this peaceful place.
This park gets its name from Clear Boggy Creek which flows to the east, and from its use as a Confederate commissary depot during the Civil War. Located along the old Texas Road between Ft. Gibson and Ft. Washita, Boggy Depot was a well established crossroads during the Civil War. Park features include a fishing lake, nature/walking trail, softball/baseball diamond, playground, picnic tables, group picnic shelters, campsites and comfort stations with showers.
- Features/Facilities: Pets Allowed • Senior Discount • 630 Park Acres • 6-Acre Fishing Lake • 106 Campsites • Nature Trail • Baseball • Softball • Playground
Nearby: McGee Creek State Park • Confederate Memorial Museum & Info Center, Atoka • Cimarron Cellars Winery & Vinyards, Atoka
Recreation - fishing, camping, nature trail, playground
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.
11 milies W of Atoka on Hwy 7, 4 miles S on Park Ln Rd.