Robbers Cave State Park


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Robbers Cave State Park


Location:5 miles north of Wilburton on SH 2.
Facilities:122 campsites (modern, semi-modern, and primitive), 2 group camps, horsemen's campground, showers, 26 cabins, 20-room lodge, picnic area, 4 group shelters, hiking trails (12 miles), bridle trails (50 miles), bicycle rentals, 3 lakes, beach, swimming pool and bathhouse, boat rentals, miniature golf, nature center, restaurant, amphitheater, ballparks, game courts, camp store, gift shop (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, rappelling, interpretive programs, guided tours.
Special Features:Robbers Cave has a long and colorful history. Outlaw legends began to spread during the Civil War, when deserters from both sides hid in the cave. After the war, gangs of robbers used it as a rendezvous point. Famous outlaws associated with the cave include the Younger Brothers, Frank and Jesse James, and outlaw queen Belle Star.
Address:PO Box 9
Wilburton, OK 74578

Phone:918-465-2565
Fax:918-465-5763
Web: www.oklahomaparks.com
Size: 8,246 acres.

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Gina Perry Tribune News Service IN THE summer of 1954, a bus pulled into Robbers Cave State Park in the mountains of rural Oklahoma.