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Lake Thunderbird State Park

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Address: 13101 Alameda Drive, Norman, OK 73026
Phone Number: 405-360-3572
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review for mountain bike trails

Nicely laid out and maintained trail system for mountain biking. While at Lake Thunderbird Park it is called the Clear Bay Area Trail System. Eighteen miles of single track... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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ahwatukee, arizona
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ahwatukee, arizona
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189 reviews 189 reviews
44 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nicely laid out and maintained trail system for mountain biking. While at Lake Thunderbird Park it is called the Clear Bay Area Trail System. Eighteen miles of single track, something for everybody, (well almost - no white knuckle technical stuff). Overall I rate it from beginner loops to intermediate level loops with some fast rolling sections and a surprise steep... More 

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Blanchard, Oklahoma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The day was lovely, the weather was nice, water was warm enough for kids to be playing in the water, and a few boaters in the water as well.

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Noble, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I was born and raise at this lake. It is not what it used to be when I was younger. Yes the water is red, we are in Oklahoma after all, but the place is a beautiful place. I visit there often with my husband, children and friends. We fish, swim, picnic and go out on the boat at this... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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235 reviews 235 reviews
114 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The lake provides great views, but is very "red" muddy. There are many places to camp and well to just have a panic. The best thing is that it is so close to the city and can easily be visited in a day!

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Quebec City, Canada
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207 reviews 207 reviews
61 attraction reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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197 reviews 197 reviews
58 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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