Ponca Supports many of the traditional outdoor activities including:
Fishing, Boating, water-skiing, camping, outdoor
picnic and an adjacent golf course.
Permits for fishing, boating and skiing may be purchased from the
Park and Recreation office located at 905 W. Hartford.
Lake Ponca Recreation Areas serves as an ideal location for
individual, family and group and community events throughout the
Lake Ponca Campgrounds: A camper/RV area is located behind East Lake
Ponca, on East Dam Road, for recreational use. (East Dam Road joins
LA Cann, just East of Lake Ponca Park or off LA Cann.)
Camping Sites may be rented for a minimal fee on a first come first
served basis. (No reservations) Hookups are available as is a small
dump station and restroom/shower facility. The maximum number of
nights is 5.
Lake Ponca Park This area features play areas for youngsters, duck
ponds and covered shelter house suitable for large group gatherings.
A restroom is located on site.
The covered picnic shelters are equipped with wood burning fire
places, electrical outlets, lights, stationary tables and benches.
Water and a large charcoal pit are located close to each shelter.
Reservations are required for use of the picnic shelters and may be
made up to one year in advance.
The park is subject to any Governor ordered “ban on burning”.
Firewood is subject to availability.
3.2 beer is allowed in cans (NO GLASS) for those of legal age.
Glass bottles and containers are not allowed in the park area.
Picnic shelters are reserved in two blocks of time:
8:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m.
Please have your receipt with you.
Reservation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Reservation must be paid within 5 working days of initial request in
order to confirm your reservation.
Please have respect for fellow users in other shelter houses, as
they have paid for reservations also.
Please leave the shelter and surrounding area at least as clean as
you found it.
The park is closed from November 1 through January 31 for the annual
holiday light displays.
You may arrive up to 20 minutes prior to the beginning of your
reservation and must leave promptly at the end of the scheduled
Center tables are not to be removed from the shelter house or
rearranged at any time.
The Lake Ponca park Duck Ponds are designated as Youth Fishing
Ponds. Fishing is restricted to children age 15 and under.
From 14th Street turn East on Lake Road. At Kygar Road turn north.
Go to L. A. Cann Drive and turn east. Follow L. A. Cann Drive to
Lake Ponca Park, turn west into the park.
To make reservations contact
Park and Recreation Department
905 W. Hartford Ave.
Ponca City, OK 74601