ROCKY POINT (FT GIBSON)
OVERVIEW Rocky Point is located on the upper end of Fort Gibson Lake where Flat Rock Creek meets the main channel. This year-round campground offers a sandy swim beach, playground equipment and one of the best boat ramps on Fort Gibson Lake. Rocky Point Store is conveniently located direcly outside the park gates for sandwiches, pizza, ice and fuel. The store also maintains a small inventory of grocery and camping items. RECREATION The nearly 20,000-acre lake offers excellent boating and swimming opportunities. Anglers enjoy fishing for black bass, white bass, crappie and several varieties of catfish and panfish. The lake's 225 miles of shoreline are home to thousands of acres of public hunting lands, where white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, duck, geese, cottontail rabbit and squirrel roam. FACILITIES This year-round campground offers 59 campsites and one group day-use picnic shelter, all with electric hookups. An additional 3 campsites with canopies and no hookups are available on a first come - first serve basis. Rocky Point is unique on Fort Gibson Lake by offering a designated swim beach within the park. Additional amenities include drinking water, flush and pit toilets, showers, 2 dump stations, 3 boat ramps and a courtesy dock. NATURAL FEATURES Rocky Point offers steep rocky bluffs on the eastern edge of the park and thick wooded timber of the western edge. A cove between the two sides offers boaters a calm location to moor boats. NEARBY ATTRACTIONS Historic Fort Gibson, established in 1824, served as an important military post on the western frontier for close to 70 years. Now a National Historical Landmark, the site is open to the public year round. Volunteers reenact the lifestyle of the late 1800s during various events held throughout the year. A reconstructed log stockade, and original barracks, hospital, bakehouse and other structures still stand today.