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Welcome to Arcadia Lake!

BEST Places to PicnicBeautiful Arcadia Lake, located on the Deep Fork River, features water-oriented recreation opportunities in an urban setting. The lake has 1,820 surface acres and 26 miles of shoreline. Facilities include picnicking, camping, swimming, water skiing, boating, hiking, disc golf and an equestrian trail. A heated, covered dock is provided for year-round fishing for bluegill, channel catfish, blue catfish, and largemouth bass.

Arcadia Lake is a relatively young body of water. This lake was constructed as a cooperative effort between the City of Edmond and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and opened in 1987.

The normal elevation of Arcadia Lake is 1006 feet with a surface area of 1,820 acres. It is surrounded by 26 miles of shoreline. The dam itself is a rolled earth earthfill embankment nearly a mile long. At maximum capacity, the lake has an elevation of 1029.5 feet and a surface area of 3,820 acres.

Arcadia Lake serves many functions:

  • It supplies water to the City of Edmond.
  • It acts as a flood control for the Deep Fork River Basin.
  • It provides recreational and educational opportunities for the community.
  • It provides habitat for fish and wildlife.

Central State Park
2.5 Miles East of I-35 on 2nd Street
This park features a shower, courtesy dock, boat ramp, swim beach, two playgrounds, primitive, regular, and full hook-up camping, pavilions, hiking trails, and fishing.

Scissortail Campground
1.5 Miles East of I-35 on 15th Street
This park features a shower, pavilion, and full hook-up camping

Spring Creek Park
Two Miles East of I-35 on 15th Street
This park features a 36-hole disc golf course, enclosed heated fishing dock, pavilion, fishing, boat ramp, courtesy dock, jet ski area, swim beach, and group RV area.

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