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Mcfadden Cove

Kaw Lake



McFadden Cove is a small campground in north central Oklahoma, located near Kaw Lake dam and Hideaway Marina. It offers excellent fishing, hunting and waterfowl opportunities, with facilities including 15 campsites with electric and individual water hookups, a boat ramp, and a vault toilet. There are also many historical sites nearby to explore.


McFadden Cove is a small campground situated along the banks of Kaw Lake in north central Oklahoma.  It is located near Kaw Lake dam and Hideaway Marina and convenient to several recreational day use areas.


The lake and river are known for producing some of Oklahoma's largest catfish, as well as crappie, white bass and walleye, making it a popular destination for anglers. 

Hunters' skills are tested with excellent populations of whitetail deer, turkey, quail, rabbit and squirrel. During the fall waterfowl seasons Kaw Lake often attracts large numbers of migrating ducks and geese.  

During the winter visitors are likely to spot migrating bald eagles, as Kaw Lake has one of the biggest populations in the state.


McFadden Cove Campground offers 15 campsites with amenities including electric and individual water hookups as well as a vault toilet. The boat ramp is right around the bend.

Natural Features

The lake covers 17,000 surface acres and has 168 miles of shoreline. Completed in 1976, the dam and lake help provide a recreational oasis for outdoor enthusiasts of all types.

Nearby Attractions

The area holds a number of historical sites, including several Native American settlements, archeological sites and the Pioneer Woman Museum.

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