The Tulsa District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have winter campground operations for Tenkiller Ferry Lake for Snake Creek, Chicken Creek, Cookson Bend, Elk Creek, Pettit Bay I, Pettit Bay II, and Strayhorn as follows:
October 1 – November 30: Parks open. All campsites will be first-come, first-served.
December 1 – Last day of February: Parks CLOSED with the exception of Pettit Bay I, and a portion of Cookson Bend.
March 1-31: Parks open. All campsites will be first-come, first-served.
Seasonal closures are in place for the efficient stewardship of public recreation facilities during times of the lowest visitation and are an effective means to manage recreation resources while minimizing negative impacts to the public.
Designated campsites will provide electrical service and potable water. Winter rates range from $12.00-$18.00 per night. America the Beautiful Senior/Access and Golden Age/Golden Access card holders will receive a 50% discount. Campers are to pay their fee at the self-deposit fee stations near the entrance of the designated park they will be camping in.