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Lake Hudson In Oklahoma

Lake Hudson, Oklahoma

Boating & Water Sport Activities

Lake Hudson, situated in northeastern Oklahoma, is a picturesque reservoir surrounded by rolling hills and scenic beauty. Located near the town of Salina, the lake's tranquil waters and abundance of recreational opportunities make it a cherished destination for outdoor enthusiasts and boaters alike.

The area surrounding Lake Hudson offers several nearby attractions that add to the charm of the region. The Salina Wildlife Management Area, located nearby, provides opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife viewing, offering visitors a chance to connect with nature and observe the diverse wildlife that calls the area home.

Boating on Lake Hudson is a popular activity, with its expansive surface providing ample space for leisurely cruises and various water-based activities. Whether it's fishing, water skiing, or tubing, the lake caters to the preferences of all boaters, ensuring a delightful experience on its serene waters.

Lake Hudson features well-maintained boat launch ramps at various points around the lake, ensuring easy access for boaters to launch their vessels. These launch ramps facilitate a smooth and efficient entry, allowing boaters to spend more time enjoying the water and less time preparing their boats.

For water sports enthusiasts, Lake Hudson offers opportunities for jet skiing and wakeboarding. The lake's calm waters and spacious areas create an ideal environment for engaging in these exhilarating water sports, attracting enthusiasts seeking thrilling adventures on the water.

The nearby town of Salina complements the allure of Lake Hudson by offering additional conveniences and amenities for visitors exploring the area. Salina provides dining, shopping, and accommodation options, making it convenient for boaters and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy their time both on and off the water.

The boating season on Lake Hudson typically extends from late spring to early fall, coinciding with the warmer months when the weather is most favorable for outdoor water activities. During this time, boaters can fully embrace the inviting waters and pleasant temperatures that make Lake Hudson an ideal destination for boating and water recreation.

Fishing is also a treasured pursuit on Lake Hudson, with anglers seeking various fish species, including bass, catfish, and crappie. The lake's abundant fish population and serene surroundings offer a rewarding experience for fishing enthusiasts, adding to the allure of this captivating water body.

Camping facilities are available near Lake Hudson, offering the opportunity to fully embrace the natural beauty of the area and enjoy a tranquil camping retreat amidst the picturesque landscape, providing a chance to extend the enjoyment of Lake Hudson beyond a day of boating.

Boating, camping and fishing.

Boating and fishing enthusiasts consider Lake Hudson, AKA Markham Ferry Reservoir, an excellent destination for a weekend trip or an extended vacation. Hudson Lake Marina and RV Park plus several area campgrounds are available for camping. Several other lodging options are also available in the area. There are no rental boats here so bring your own pontoon, pleasure boat or fishing boat and use one of the eight boat launch ramps. Kayaks and canoes can be portaged from some of the same areas open to the public for fishing from the bank. Weekend anglers and bass tournament trails consider Lake Hudson a premiere bass fishing lake. Good catch rates and quality largemouth bass rank the lake among the top in the state. With over 200 miles of shoreline wrapped around this 12,000-acre lake, anglers can find plenty of water to fish from the bank or a boat. Markham Ferry Reservoir is located only a half hour from the Broken Arrow-Tulsa area, in the northeast part of the state. Boat docks and brushy shorelines are favorite hangouts of bass when they are shallow. In summer and during winter they move deeper around river channels, ledges and submerged islands and points. Crappie, catfish, sunfish, hybrid stripers, saugeye and paddlefish also reside here.

Lake Hudson Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Lakeside Terrace RV Park - 918 434-5641

Horseshoe Inn & Campground - 918 809-3341

Camping at Hudson Lake Campground - 918 691-7362

Lake Hudson Map


Fish species found in Lake Hudson include largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, redear sunfish, white bass, hybrid striped bass, paddlefish and saugeye.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Green Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Bass Hybrid Striped Bass Paddlefish Saugeye

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Local Contact Information

Lake Hudson
Hudson Lake Marina & RV Park
33 Big Bluff Lane
Pryor, OK 74361
918 434-6099

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