Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park is located on the northwestern corner of Grand Lake. Known as the "Crappie Capital of the World," the park also offers fishing for largemouth bass, sunfish, white bass, channel catfish and bluegill.
The 88-acre park area, which is located in the small town of Bernice, boasts 150 primitive tent sites and 30 RV sites with water and 50 amp electric hookups. There are also two comfort stations with hot showers located on either side of the park. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the park, and there is one covered shelter.
Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park also offers several activities for kids of all ages. With two playgrounds, a swimming beach, a nature center, a wildlife feeding area and two wildlife watch towers, the whole family is certain to find something to enjoy. The park also features a one mile paved walking and jogging path that is handicapped accessible.
Grand Lake is located in northeastern Oklahoma and offers a total of 46,500 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. With a reputation for great fishing and the proximity to the 13,000-acre Spavinaw Hills Game Management Area, it is an outdoorsman's paradise.
Nearby shopping and activities include Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum in Bernice, Cabin Creek Civil War Battle Site in Vinita, Eastern Trails Museum in Vinita, Barker Gang Grave site in Vinita, Cabin Creek Vineyard in Vinita, Summerside Winery in Vinita, the Har-Ber Village in Grove, Cayuga Splitlog Mission Church in Grove and the Lendonwood Gardens in Grove.