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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park 11/10/21 © Kris Thomason
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Robbers Cave State Park Lake Carlton © Ron Longenecker
Robbers Cave State Park Overlook on Robbers Cave © Jared Kinley
Robbers Cave State Park Rock Walls and Formations © Jared Kinley
Robbers Cave State Park Sun Peaking in Robbers Cave © Jared Kinley
Robbers Cave State Park Misty Morning © Marshall Hepner
View of the valley below the cabins on a misty morning.
Robbers Cave State Park Trees and Roots © Jared Kinley
Robbers Cave State Park Look out © Andrea Wright
From Top of the cave
Robbers Cave State Park © Cynthia Talley
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
Rock formations along the Nature Trail
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
A view from above the cave
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
View from the trailhead to the cave
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
view from the nature trail looking back toward car park
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
looking back along the first section of cave trail
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
woodland blossom along the nature trail
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
view from start of trail head
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
Park map detailing trails etc
Robbers Cave State Park © Chris Walters
Looking out of Robbers Cave
Robbers Cave State Park © Cynthia Talley
Robbers Cave State Park © Cynthia Talley
Robbers Cave State Park © Cynthia Talley
Robbers Cave State Park Rocks © Andrea Wright
Robbers Cave State Park Rocks and Trees agains the sky © Andrea Wright
Robbers Cave State Park Big Fish at Coon Creek © Irene Haley Kay
8.5 pounds, 26 long. Caught at Coon Creek by Irene Kay. July 2015
Robbers Cave State Park Lake Carlton © Brian Cheatham
Hiking trail at around the lake
Robbers Cave State Park Robbers Cave Lodge © Brian Cheatham
View on the walk from the parking lot around to the back of the lodge.
Robbers Cave State Park Fourche Maline Creek © Brian Cheatham
beautiful gem
Robbers Cave State Park © Brian Cheatham
Robbers Cave State Park Lake Carlton © Brian Cheatham
From the parkling but the dam looking towards the beach
Robbers Cave State Park © Brian Cheatham
Robbers Cave State Park © Rick Lindberg
Robbers Cave State Park © Rick Lindberg
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ROBBERS CAVE STATE PARK
ROBBERS CAVE STATE PARK
Hwy 2 N
Wilburton, Oklahoma   74578

Phone: 918-465-2565
Toll Free: 800-654-8240
Reservations: 918-465-2562
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Take a horseback ride along the scenic bluffs, fish to your heart's content, wake up to the view from Belle Starr View Lodge, explore the beauty that is Robbers Cave State Park.

Robbers Cave State Park is located in the scenic, hilly woodlands of the San Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma. A favorite of rappellers, cave explorers, equestrians, hikers and outdoor lovers, Robbers Cave enjoys notoriety as a former hideout for outlaws. The park and adjoining wildlife management area offers acres of discovery and enjoyment including caves, trout fishing in season, boating, hunting, trails for hikers and horses, sandstone cliffs for climbing and rappelling, and fall foliage viewing. RV and tent campsites, and equestrian campsites are also available. Lodging facilities include the Belle Starr View Lodge, cabins and two group camps. Picnic tables, comfort stations with showers, boat ramps, a swimming beach, swimming pool with bathhouse, playgrounds, miniature golf, hiking trails, paddleboat rentals, and a nature center with naturalist programs/exhibits round out the park's facilities.
History of the Area
Located in Oklahoma, the park was established in 1935. It is named after a cave historically used by outlaws for hiding. The Civilian Conservation Corps developed it during the Great Depression era under President Roosevelt's New Deal program. In addition to its natural beauty and outdoor activities, it also hosts an annual fall festival that attracts thousands of visitors each year.

Fishing
Largemouth Bass ? Smallmouth Bass ? Crappie ? Sunfish ? Channel Catfish ? Rainbow Trout


Location
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Picnicking
1. Robbers Cave State Park offers numerous picnic tables and grills throughout the park.
2. There are three reservable group picnic shelters available for larger gatherings.
3. Picnic areas offer stunning views of Coon Creek Lake, Belle Starr View Lodge, or cliffs surrounding the cave area.
4. Some sites also have playgrounds nearby to keep children entertained while adults relax and enjoy their meals outdoors.
5. Visitors can choose a scenic spot near hiking trails or fishing spots for an adventurous outdoor meal experience.


Trails
1. Lake Carlton Trail: This is a 3-mile loop trail that circles around the beautiful Lake Carlton, offering scenic views of the lake and surrounding forest.

2. Mountain Trail: A challenging yet rewarding hike, this 6-mile long trail takes you through rugged terrain with panoramic vistas from atop sandstone cliffs.

3. Rough Canyon Loop: At approximately one mile in length, this short but steep path offers stunning canyon views and opportunities to spot local wildlife such as deer or turkey vultures.

4. Coon Creek Bridge & Lookout Point Trails: These two interconnected trails total about three miles together; they offer hikers an easy walk along peaceful creekside paths leading up to picturesque lookout points over Robbers Cave State Park's valleys.

5. Deep Ford Campground Loop: An easier option for families or novice hikers at just under a mile round trip - it winds its way past campgrounds before looping back towards starting point via woodland scenery.

6. Outlaw Nature Trail: Just half-a-mile long nature interpretive trail where visitors can learn more about Oklahoma's flora and fauna while enjoying their leisurely stroll amidst serene surroundings.

7. Robber's Cave History Hike: It is not only popular among history buffs due to historical significance related with infamous outlaws like Jesse James but also attracts adventure seekers because of rock climbing options available on natural formations throughout less than a mile-long route.

8. Cattail Pond Walkway - Wheelchair Accessible Route: Specially designed keeping accessibility needs in mind, this quarter-of-a- mile paved pathway leads straight down into Cattail pond area providing breathtaking water-side view without any strenuous effort.

9. Old Two Toes (Equestrian)Trail: A unique equestrian-friendly hiking experience spanning nearly six miles across diverse landscapes including forests, creeks, and meadows making it perfect choice for horse riders seeking outdoor adventures within park boundaries.

10. Lake Wayne Wallace Trail: This 2-mile long trail offers a peaceful hike along the shores of Lake Wayne Wallace, providing ample opportunities for bird watching and fishing.


Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
November 11 Beautiful Park by Kris_T
park review stars; one to five We accidentally wound up in Wilburton after I asked hubby to turn off the Talimena Scenic drive to look for a lake. Since were already so close and I had wanted to go to Robbers Cave for a long time, we went. I am so thrilled this happened. This park, on this day, with all the fall color on full display was exactly what my soul needed Absolutely amazing and beautiful place
April 11 Robbers cave by Toni_G
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Robbers Cave State Park
Hwy 2 N
Wilburton, OK 74578

5 miles N of Wilburton on Hwy 2.
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