Bask in the beauty of Oklahoma's outdoors at Boggy Depot! A restful place for both recreation and campers, Boggy Depot Park is open year-round and located in Atoka County, OK. Boggy Depot Park received its name from Clear Boggy Creek and was originally used as a depot for the Chickasaw and Choctaw as they arrived in Idian Territory during removal. Later, Boggy Depot Park was used as a Confederate commissary depot during the Civil War.
In 1972, Boggy Depot Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places and is now being managed by the Chickasaw Nation.The park features a variety of outdoor activities for visitors to explore including a fishing lake, nature trail, baseball diamond, playground, picnic tables, group picnic shelters, charcoal grills and comfort stations with showers. As far as lodging, the park offers 35 acres of camping grounds for tents and RV parking, along all the amenities you need for a fun stay in south-central Oklahoma!
The park was part of the Butterfield Stage Route, and also a Confederate outpost during the Civil War. Looking around the park you will see signs and information about the various events and reasons of importance for Boggy Depot throughout the early years of American history.
Choctaw Chief Allen Wright is buried in the cemetery at Boggy Depot; he gave Oklahoma it's name which means "Red People" in the Choctaw language.
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