Bandit Cave Wonders and Pictures

Bandit Cave Wonders and Pictures

Bandit Cave Wonders and Pictures

Robbers Cave is a state park located in the scenic hilly woodlands of the Sans Bois Mountains in southeastern Oklahoma. Formerly known as Latimer State Park, it received its current name in 1936. The park is a favorite with strollers, horse riders, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Together with the adjoining wildlife management area, it covers more than 8,000 acres. The park has three lakes perfect for trout fishing in season and a pleasant boating experience. Other activities include trails for hunting, mountain biking, hikers and horseback riding, rock climbing and downhill sandstone cliffs, and fall foliage viewing, leaving visitors with a lot to look forward to.

Beautiful robber cave with pictures:

History of Bandit Park:

Thousands of years ago, the area around the park was a hunting ground. The earliest inhabitants were those associated with the builders of Spiro Mounds. After the Civil War, outlaws took refuge here, most notably Jesse James and Bell Starr.

A tryst with nature:

For nature lovers, Roberts Cave is a great place to get up close and personal with the natural world. Its picturesque beauty is the perfect place to relax and immerse yourself in nature. One can learn a lot about trees, birds and butterflies after spending time in the park.

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Bandit Cave Lake:

Three lakes surround the park – Calton Lake, Wayne Wallace Lake, and Raccoon Creek Lake, created by dams built over the creek. Calton Lake, pictured below, offers boating and canoe rental facilities.

Bandit Cave Fall Festival:

The first annual Roberts Cave Fall Festival was established in 1987. The three-day annual festival features handmade crafts from more than 200 craft vendors, stalls offering delicious food and drink, and carnival rides and games. The festival also features Saturday’s Fall Leaves Parade, showcasing hundreds of custom and restored classic cars. It’s a fun-filled day for adults and children.

Camping at Roberts Cave:

Roberts Cave State Park offers camping facilities ranging from modern RV sites to primitive tent camps and equestrian camps. The trail through the woods offers great views of the small valley.

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Roberts Cave State Park has 26 lodging lodges, including one named Belle Starr View Lodge after the notorious fugitive Belle Starr. The inn features 20 guest rooms and a party room with views of Coon Creek Lake. All rooms at the lodge have double beds for up to four guests. Parks and some lodges allow pets on leashes.

Hiking path:

Robbers Cave State Park in Wilbur-ton offers hikers an in-depth trail system, whether it’s an easy hiking experience, mountain biking or horseback riding. It’s a horse rider’s paradise, with hiking trails and stunning views of the St. Boyce Mountains.

Bandit Cave:

Bandit Caverns State Park in Wilburton, Oklahoma is the perfect getaway for the family. It has everything you can think of, from cabins to picnic tables, a pool with bathroom, children’s playground, mini golf, paddle boat rentals, horse riding stables, a small grocery store, an on-site restaurant and a nature center to name a few. The park’s numerous facilities make it a major local attraction and a well-known tourist attraction.

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Bandit Cavern State Park:

Without climbing the rock and catching a glimpse of the cave, from which the park takes its name, and which was legally denied by notorious outlaws like Jesse James and Bell Starr, a trip to the robbers cave will is incomplete. The trail to the cave is not very strenuous. After reaching the top, the mountain view is refreshing and worth a try.