Robbers Cave State Park RV & Campground Guide


Robbers Cave State Park is located in southeast Oklahoma, in the scenic and hilly woodlands of the Sans Bois Mountains, 5 miles north of Wilburton. Once a former hideout for infamous outlaws Belle Starr and Jesse James, the park and adjoining wildlife management area is now a popular destination for nature lovers, hikers, hunters, anglers, equestrians, and more. Covering an area measuring over 8,000 acres, the region is also home to three lakes (Lake Carlton, Lake Wayne Wallace and Coon Creek Lake), multiple campgrounds, a swimming beach, nature center, and more. Several species of wildlife also call the region home, with wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, and other smaller, fur-bearing mammals most commonly sighted.

The area has a temperate climate, making it a popular destination year-round. Winter can see daytime temperatures averaging 50°F before falling to 27°F during the night. Summer, on the other hand, reaches a warm 93°F during the day, resulting in perfect swimming weather. If you’re planning a trip to Robbers Cave State Park, you’ll want to keep reading to find out all there is to know about this place, including camping, activities, how to get here, and more.

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Spring 39°F - 80°F
Summer 63°F - 93°F
Fall 38°F - 84°F
Winter 27°F - 57°F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Robbers Cave State Park

If you’re thinking about staying in or near Robbers Cave State Park, why not do so in an RV? Unlike tents, RVs provide you with a soft, comfortable bed, as well as your own private bathroom and fully-stocked kitchen. If you don’t own an RV, you can rent an RV fromRVshare.com to suit your budget or needs. All rentals come with nationwide insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and a world-class team dedicated to helping you succeed.

Robbers Cave State Park is home to several campgrounds, offering a total of 89 RV sites. The modern campsites include full hookups, while the semi modern campsites include only electric and water hookups. Rates range from $20 - $25 per day.

If you’re interested in staying outside of the state park, then there are also plenty of RV-friendly options available to you.

Crowder Point Family Campground

Crowder Point Family Campground is located on beautiful Lake Eufaula, offering a scenic swimming beach and some of the best crappie fishing in the area. There are 45 RV sites on offer, including some with full hookups. Plus, it’s just an hour’s drive from the state park, so you’re never far from the region’s most popular attractions.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: restrooms, showers, fire pits, picnic tables, lake for fishing and swimming, playground.

Rock Creek Rd RV Campground

TheRock Creek Rd RV Campground is located near the Crowder Point West Recreation Area, just an hour’s drive from the state park. It’s also conveniently close to Lake Eufaula, providing fishing and boating opportunities. Travelers can look forward to fresh air, plenty of wide-open spaces and gorgeous views.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: yes

  • Wifi: yes

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: dump station, showers, restrooms, laundry facilities.

Potato Hills South

ThePotato Hills South campground is located on the beautiful Sardis Lake in Clayton, under an hour’s drive from Robbers Cave State Park. Here, you’ll find electric and water hookups, as well as plenty of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, and more.

  • Water hookup: yes

  • Electrical hookup: yes

  • Sewer hookup: no

  • Wifi: no

  • Pet-friendly: yes

  • Other amenities: picnic tables, grills, playground, lake for fishing / swimming / boating.

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What to Do at
Robbers Cave State Park

Inside Robbers Cave State Park

While camping at Robbers Cave State Park is impressive, it’s the activities on offer within the park that has tourists flocking here all year round. With over 50 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails, a swimming pool, beach, mini golf course, boat rentals, and more within its boundaries, you can enjoy all sorts of fun and family-friendly activities. 

Trails : With over 50 miles of trails located within Robbers Cave State Park, there’s an adventure for absolutely everyone. These trails are designed for hikers, horse riders, and mountain bikers. Some of the most popular of these include the Robbers Cave Nature Trail, Cattail Pond Trail, and Coon Creek Ridge Trail.

Swimming : During the warm weather, visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to swimming. There’s an unpatrolled swimming beach located at Lake Carlton behind the Nature Center and Gift Shop, as well as a swimming pool located near Lake Carlton and next to the miniature golf course. The pool is in operation from Memorial Day to Labor Day and usage costs $5 per person.

Mini golf : You can also enjoy both disc golf and mini golf in the field below the swimming pool. Disc golf sets, golf clubs, and golf carts are available to rent from the Cabin Office and Gift Shop. 

Boating : With its abundant water access, visitors can also partake in boating at the state park, including kayaking, paddle boating, and canoeing on Lake Carlton. Boat rentals are available.

Fishing : Fishing is a popular pastime on the park's three lakes - Lake Carlton, Lake Wayne Wallace and Coon Creek Lake. Anglers can expect to catch species such as largemouth bass, black and white crappie, perch, sunfish, bluegill, and catfish. From November 1st to March 15th, the Oklahoma Wildlife Department regularly stocks the river with trout, causing many anglers to flock here during this time.

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How to Get to
Robbers Cave State Park

From Oklahoma City, take US 40 east for 87 miles, then go south on Indian Nation Turnpike for 35 miles. Head east on US 270 for 35 miles. Robbers Cave State Park is 4 miles north of Wilburton on OK 2 in south-eastern Oklahoma.

Entering Robbers Cave State Park

Robbers Cave State Park has free entry; however, fees apply to some facilities (golf, swimming pool, boat rentals). Overnight camping fees vary from $14 - $25 per night.

We’re very excited that you’re planning a trip to Robbers Cave State Park. Once you’ve finished exploring all that the park has to offer, there are also some incredible opportunities waiting for you outside of its gates! During or after your stay, we encourage you to tag us in any of your social media posts, or why not share your photos and experience with us at [email protected]? We may even feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!

Frequently Asked Questions About Robbers Cave State Park

What is the climate of Robbers Cave State Park?

Oklahoma has a humid subtropical climate and is known for experiencing frequent storms and tornados throughout the year. Winters are often moderately cold with very little precipitation. Severe thunderstorms are common during May and June.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Robbers Cave State Park?

Keep an eye out for white-tailed deer, gray and red foxes, coyotes, raccoons, and cottontail rabbits. You may even see a blue jay, bald eagle, cave salamander, garter snake, or northern green frog.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Robbers Cave State Park?

Robbers Cave State Park has 22 modern RV camping spots with electricity, water, and sewage hookups. There are also 92 semi-modern sites with water and electricity. Visitors have access to public showers, picnic tables, and a small grocery store.

Are pets allowed at Robbers Cave State Park?

Pets are allowed at Robbers Cave State Park as long as they're on a leash. They're permitted on the trails and in the cabins. Always clean up after your pet and properly dispose of any waste.

Is Robbers Cave State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

The Whispering Pines campground at Robbers Cave State Park has fully accessible RV sites. The Nature Center and Community Building have accessible entrances and parking. A few of the cabins and shelters are also accessible.