Best Beaches in Oklahoma

Want to know which beaches in Oklahoma are the best? Well, you’ve come to the right place! On this page, we will be going over some of our favorite beaches in Oklahoma and why they make the cut. Below you will find a list of all the beaches located in the state of Oklahoma. Simply enter your zip code to find a beach near you.

1. Beavers Bend State Park, Broken Bow Lake

Beavers Bend State Park is located on the shores of the beautiful Broken Bow Lake in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. It’s a very clean and well-maintained park with many amenities to make your stay pleasant. There are many beaches that line the lake as well as Mountain Fork River, which feeds into the lake. These can be easily accessed by the various campgrounds located in the park.

Outside of great beaches, Beavers Bend State Park has both modern cabins and deluxe camping sites available for rent. Amenities at this location include an RV dump station, boat rentals, swimming pool, hot showers, restrooms with showers, firewood sales (seasonal), fishing piers (one wheelchair accessible), playgrounds for kids, hiking trails/boardwalks along the lakehore that are perfect for birdwatching or nature walks. You can also rent lawn games on site if you wish to host a party or event.

2. Lake Texoma – North Beach, Denison

Lake Texoma is Oklahoma’s largest reservoir with more than 70,000 acres of water at full capacity. Northern beaches are open for public use search all year round while Southern beaches close in November until spring (typically late February). There are full amenities available on-site including public restrooms, wheelchair accessibility ramps, pet parks, playground areas for kids, boat launch facilities (additional fees apply), hiking trails/boardwalks along the shoreline that are perfect for birdwatching or nature walks. For those with canoes or kayaks there is a boat rental service on-site as well.


For those who are looking to do a hike in the morning followed by relaxing by the beach in the afternoon, Lake Texoma has two trail systems (listed below) that are both maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers and are suitable for hikers/bicycles/mountain bikes/strollers.

  • West Bank Trail System: This trail system is located near Possum Kingdom State Park and offers 12 trails ranging from 1 to 4 miles in length. Pets are permitted but must be kept on leashes at all times. There is also an ADA accessible trail available if needed.
  • Rimrock HIlls Trail System: This trail system spans almost 40 miles at the lake’s north beach near Grayson County, OK. Pets are permitted but must be kept on leashes at all times.

3. Grand Lake – Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Grove/Jay

Grand Lake is Oklahoma’s largest natural lake with over 95,000 acres of water available to explore. It has several fishing piers and boat ramps scattered throughout the area as well as many scenic trails that are perfect for hiking, biking, or taking your four-legged friend out on a walk. Beach options are available at many locations including Grand Lake State Park, Honey Creek, and the Spavinaw Area of the lake. Pets are allowed at most of the beaches but must be leashed at all times. Check on the website in advance for up to date information on beach closures.