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Lake Thunderbird State Park

13101 Alameda Drive, Norman, OK 73026
405-360-3572
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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Norman
Type: State Parks
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Quebec City, Canada
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189 reviews 189 reviews
57 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This a very beautiful place. There is a nice restaurant by the lake but it is only open for dinner. This picture of the great blue heron was taken by the restaurant on the side of the lake. We took a look at many camping sites for tents. Some of them were interesting with nice grass. The restrooms were clean... More

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MELROSE PARK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Arrived close to sunset. Some wildlife. Looked like people were swimming. Areas for picnics. Primitive toilet facilities, but they were clean.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have been boating at Thunderbird for over 20 years. My children grew up on the lake. We usually go to the restaurant a few times a year, and have always enjoyed it. The lake is kind of dirty, and some of the people can be interesting, but overall we have always had a good time.

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Henderson, Nevada
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131 reviews 131 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

HI. just driving around ran across this park. if you had a boat it would be nice. they horses and a restaurant and a nice view of the lake

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Very nice lake for the size. Easy to get in and out of and love the Cafe on the lake! The food was awesome! and they have a couple of guys that play on Friday and Saturday night.. just chilling out with your family or friends. We celebrated my best friends birthday here. Is kid friendly.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We enjoy going out on the weekend and eating at the restaurant on the lake and listening to music on the weekends.

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Nice place to go visit, specially during sunset. Sometimes the park is closed due to weather related conditions, so check before visiting. Recommended.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

A good area for summer camping. The cool wind from the Lake is chilling. come with your food and play some games.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Our visit was out of season so no amenities open. Walked one of the short trails and saw some wild deer which was great. Views across the lake were lovely

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We don't ski or swim much here. They have very nice and easy hiking trails for adults and kids. The camp sites are very nice. You can bike or walk the trails. The trails are well marked. It is clean and safe.

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