El Reno, Oklahoma, Area RV Parks

El Reno, Oklahoma, Area RV Parks
El Reno is just west of Oklahoma City, but it is much more than just a suburb to the larger city. El Reno was one of the stopping points on historic Route 66, and you may drive on parts of it here and visit some of the restored areas. There is also great Native American heritage in the area. The Cowboy Hall of Fame is about 20 miles from El Reno. Several RV campgrounds are in the area.

El Reno West KOA

The El Reno KOA is close to Interstate 40, but still far enough away to not feel like you are camping on the highway. You may see buffalo in nearby fields, and you can get a buffalo burger at the restaurant down the street.

El Reno KOA has 79 RV sites, and 31 of them have full hookups while the rest just have water and electricity. There are 44 pull-through sites. The campground has 20 tent sites as well as one-room cabins available.

There is a bathhouse, showers and laundry and a convenience store on the grounds. Sites have fire rings and picnic tables.

There is a small lake by the campground, and you may fish there free. Bike and canoe rentals are available. The campground has a swimming pool and a playground.

El Reno West KOA

301 South Walbaun Road

El Reno, OK 73014



Council Road RV Park

Council Road RV Park is good for people who want to experience downtown Oklahoma City, but still want to be close to the countryside. The campground is about 20 miles east of El Reno.

This campground has 102 sites with full hookups. About half have 50-amp connections available. There are restrooms, showers and a 24-hour laundry facility. The park has a storm shelter and a pavilion that is lighted at night. The campground has cable television and Wi-Fi. There are also cabins to rent.

Council Road RV Park

8108 SW 8th Street

Oklahoma City, OK 73128



Red Rock Canyon State Park

Red Rock Canyon State Park is hidden away about five miles south of Interstate 40 off U.S. Highway 281, about 20 miles west of El Reno. The park holds a natural canyon carved out by water and wind. The red rock walls of the canyon provide relief from the Oklahoma heat in summer. It was a famous stop on the California Trail in the 1800s.

Red Rock Canyon State Park has 84 sites--five have full hookups, 47 have electricity only and the rest have no hookups. There are 32 tent sites. The park has a pool, bathhouses and showers, as well as a small convenience store.

Climbing the walls of the canyon is a favorite activity, and there are several trails around the canyon and through the rocks.

Red Rock Canyon State Park

Hwy 281 S

Hinton, OK 73047



Article Written By James Jordan

James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

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