Boggy Depot Park
Located in Atoka County, Boggy Depot Park is great for outdoor lovers! There are several trails for beginners and experts alike all surrounded by beautiful trees and other luscious greenery.
Boggy Depot Park is suited to family activities including a playground, picnic tables, charcoal grills and comfort stations with showers. There's also a fishing lake for your next big catch.
Stay the night here with its 35 acres of campgrounds including RV and tent camping.
In 1972, Boggy Depot Park was added to the National Register of Historic Places and is now being managed by the Chickasaw Nation. Boggy Depot Park received its name from Clear Boggy Creek and was originally used as a depot for the Chickasaw and Choctaw people as they arrived in Indian Territory during the removal. The park was part of the Butterfield Stage Route and later, used as a Confederate commissary depot 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 its name which means "Red People" in the Choctaw language.