Your Guide to Springtime in Gore, Oklahoma

Published On February 22, 2024

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Here in Oklahoma, it’s like Mother Nature decided to throw a party and invited all the flowers, trees, and critters as guests. With a delightful palette of greens breaking through the sleepy earth, it’s the time of year when the town sheds its winter coat for vibrant blossoms and a warm, laid-back vibe.

From the first chirp at the break of dawn to the gentle hum of the river at dusk, there’s a sense of renewal in the air. So, toss off that heavy jacket, lace up your walking shoes, and let’s breathe in the fresh air, Gore-style!

Fishing Near Gore

Known as the “Trout Capital of Oklahoma,” Gore is a sweet spot for anglers looking to reel in a big one. Novices and seasoned pros alike come with their tackle boxes and leave with stories of ‘the one that got away’ or, even better, ‘the monster trout that didn’t.’ Click here for our guide to fishing in the area.

Epic Weekends at Marval

Grab your rods for the ultimate Trout Tournament—it’s a fin-flipping good time with prizes for the biggest catches! This is your chance to show off your fishing prowess, with bragging rights and shiny prizes.

Kiddos can dart over to epic Minnow races too. During Woodstock Weekend, get your groove on at our 70’s Costume Contest and craft up a storm while jiving to classic tunes. For St. Patrick’s Day, don’t miss our rolling parade with your decked-out rides on the 17th—may the grooviest wheels win! Oh, and keep your peepers peeled for that sneaky leprechaun loot hidden around the resort!

Spring Into Our Pool

Pool noodles at the ready, folks – our heated swimming pool is making its grand seasonal debut on Spring Break weekend! It’s the perfect spot to make a splash, show off that cannonball technique, or just laze on a floatie – whatever floats your boat!

Get Outside

Spring in Gore is when nature decides to throw a party and invites all the flora and fauna to the bash! Lace up those hiking boots, because the blossoming wildflowers aren’t going to admire themselves. And for you eagle-eyed nature-buffs, birdwatching here is like a real-life game of ‘Where’s Waldo?’ – except with feathers. Also, the hiking and biking trails such as Liberty Trail or Centennial Trail have got the terrain to get your wheels spinning and your heart pumping. And let’s not forget about the golfers – the green is calling East Lake Hills Resort, and you must go!

Picnic Paradise

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect picnic spot where you can let relaxation take the lead, Ray Fine Park is your go-to slice of serenity. Picture this: spreading out your checkered blanket under the welcoming shade of a leafy oak, unpacking a basket of goodies as the gentle breeze gives you a nature-approved thumbs up.

Earlybird Spring Sale

Kick off your camping adventures early this year with a refreshing Spring escape to the Lower Illinois River! Enjoy 20% off online bookings with code EARLYBIRD for stays now through May 15th.

*Book by April 30th. Cannot be applied to existing reservations or combined with other offers. All sites and accommodations.