This is the place to go when you're looking for serenity and peace of mind. Absolutely beautiful setting that is well off the beaten path. Another more direct route into the annex is to take Delaware bend road to Tipps Rd. It'll take you straight to SAFB annex road without any turns or gravel roads. It is a fairly long drive back to civilization but isn't getting away from it all really the point? The daily rate is now $25, weekly $125 and the monthly rate is $375.
We stayed here for the first time last weekend and enjoyed ourselves. The bathrooms were extremely clean (soap dispensers weren't always functioning, but they always had paper towels!) and the shower area was nice. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We are anxiously waiting for the marina to be completed, it's currently being rebuilt after flooding a few years ago. Many of the sites have nice, new, covered picnic tables. The 30amp/water sites are right down by the water. We loved that, and it was a nice place to put our kayaks in! The full hook up sites were not far behind us, near the bathrooms. Tent sites were spacious and a nice mix of open space and shady spots. There's a nice sand bar and several sandy beach areas where our kiddos build sand castles and fished. There's also some cool cabins on stilts we are going to look into for a future stay. On the weekends they have breakfast for a nominal charge at the lodge office. We didn't try it this time, but I think we will in the future. We are looking forward to many years of enjoyment here.
I talked with the onsite manager yesterday and this place is open for business. (Editors note March 17, 2017 - The recreation area is open, but the RV sites, Tent sites, and Marina are still closed for renovation.)
This is camping at its finest! We have been to several campgrounds and the ability to set the camper up by the lake is priceless, no other campgrounds have allowed us so close to the water. We used to tent camp at the Annex with our little son. We loved it so much we have upgraded to a camper in our retirement years. The bathrooms/showers were clean, except for a few stray bugs that came in when the doors were left open. Also we only saw one mosquito the whole weekend. The staff were very friendly. When we had a problem at the camp site one of the staff members had her husband come to help us instead of us having to wait for the maintenance man. Since we were new RVers at the time their assistance and advice was much appreciated. One reason we will go back is because we know we will be well taken care of if we have any issuesproblems. The mini-store had all the items we needed in case we left something at home and the restaurant was an added convenience. The price speaks for itself when you consider the above mentioned factors. You won't find these benefits at state parks. Camping and fishing are the best inexpensive experiences you can share with children. The park was good for us when we were a young family and it is good for the two of us to relax in our autumn years.
We had some friends "introduce" us to this location. OMG!!! This is the most relaxing place on earth! Our kids enjoyed the fishing, while us mom's got to sit and soak up some rays. For people looking for "fancy" this isn't it. This is true, down home country. You have to appreciate how rustic it is and how the wildlife likes to come visit. They have all the amenities you could need, but you do have to provide your own food. We are already planning our next visit. This has now became our favorite place to get away. Hope you enjoy it too!
A beautiful area for fun and relaxation. Tennis court, basketball, boat docks with boat rental, bait, food, game room and small annex store. Fishing is great but be sure you have a Oklahoma permit since some of Lake Texoma waters is in Oklahoma area. Great striper fishing and cat fish. Cabins available with most everything you need just bring your food items. We have a family reunion and go here every summer. We have a great time and highly recommended. Staff are very helpful.
The RV area is now fully operational. Even though the flood of 2007 was an inconvenience to many of the Sheppard Annex visitors, the Sheppard AFB Civil Engineer's and Services worked exceptionally hard bringing this camping area back up to pre-flood operations. Visit them...you will be happy you did.
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