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Quartz Mountain Resort Park
Route 1, Box 40
Lone Wolf, Oklahoma 73655
Resort Lodge 580-563-2424
Park Office 580-563-2238
Pro Shop 580-563-2520
877-999-5567 (toll free)

Park Office:
(580) 563-2238 Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
(580) 563-2763 FAX

Altus Lake Map


Canoe or Paddleboat
Below Lake Altus-Lugert Dam

Discover the rugged beauty of Quartz Mountain Resort Park, one of Oklahoma's original seven state parks. Adjacent to Lake Altus-Lugert, the park is surrounded by the stark beauty of rough granite hills and outcroppings--remnants of the Wichita Mountain Range--whose peaks once stood over 20,000 feet tall. The park's fascinating geological history dating back millions of years provides a real treat for hiking and geology enthusiasts--the highlight of which may be climbing 1,950 feet high. Excellent rock climbing, rappelling but bring your own climbing and rappelling equipment.  The park's rugged landscape is reflected in the sparkling clear waters of Lake Altus-Lugert, a 6,260 acre haven for fishing, boating, and water sports.  

Quartz Mountain State Park is in a region of the state that has the distinction of having been under several flags: It was Spanish property from the late 1500's until included in the Louisiana Province of France; then it was sold to the United States and after that claimed by Mexico; and then by the Republic of Texas, until in 1896, it was decided that it belonged to the United States and assigned to the Oklahoma Territory. A long list of famous names are associated with the area including General Custer and Comanche Chief, Quannah Parker.

In 1927, a dam was built across the north branch of the Red River to provide a water source for Altus, and the Civilian Conservation Corps completed area development. Today, this 4,624 acre park is a very popular recreation destination, offering visitors spectacular scenery, adventurous hiking opportunities, fishing and water sports, swimming, picnicking, camping, paddle boating, canoeing, miniature golf, off-road vehicle and motorcycling opportunities, festivals, bazaars, performing arts programs, and 18 hole golf.

Volleyball Courts with sand in excellent condition

Playground Equipment in good condition

Campers and picnickers will find 237 picnic tables, 5 group picnic shelters, 1 enclosed group shelter, 20 modern RV sites w/ all hookups, 101 sites w/ water & electric, and 99 regular campsites w/ no utilities. There are also 7 comfort stations (5 with showers), 2 swimming beaches, a volleyball court, a mini golf course, 8 playgrounds, a paddleboat and canoe rental, 2 grocery stores w/deli and gift shops, snacks, bait & tackle, 5 boat ramps , a Group Camp facility for up to 125 persons, a private group facility for 64 persons, an amphitheatre (seats 665) and performing arts pavilions (the Oklahoma Arts Institute offers summer and fall programs), Restaurant, and a Visitor/Nature Center.

Shelter made from local boulders

Camping Area Playground

Quartz Mountain Golf Club is located at the main entrance to Quartz Mountain State Park, just 2 miles from the Resort. It is an 18-hole par 71 course at the foot of the rugged granite hills at the tip of scenic Lake Altus.

The golf course is ideal for the beginning or recreational golfer and features a pro-shop, driving range and putting green. The course is open daily from dawn to dusk, weather permitting.

Rates and Fees

Green Fees:  Monday Friday: $20 per person with cart
                      Saturday and Sunday: $25 per person with cart

Club Rentals: $10 per set per round

Range Balls: $5 per bucket

Pro-Shop Number: 580-563-2520

Location: In southwestern Oklahoma, 17 miles north of Altus, along the northern branch of the Red River

Directions: 10 miles south of Lone Wolf, State Hwy 44 to SH 44A, then 2 miles north on SH44A to the Visitor Center

Contact Names:  Bruce Divis - Park Manager, Gene Abernathy - Golf Manager

Year Built Started 1935

General Amenities/Services:  Accommodations, Cabins, Campground, Children's Activities (Unsupervised), Gift Shop, Grocery Store, Ice Machine, Parking (Free), Public Restroom, Public Telephone, Restaurant, Snack Bar/Shop, Vending Machines

Some facilities/concessions closed during the winter months.

Holiday Hours & Days of Operation Open holidays

Hours & Days of Operation Park Office/Nature Center:  8AM to 5PM, 7 days a week, year round; Campgrounds and Cabins are always open year round except the North Shore Campground which closes from November to March; ORV area closed November through February;  Golf Course open dawn to dusk daily; Mini-Golf & Paddleboats closed from December through March; North Shore Grocery Store closed Dec. through March; main area grocery store/deli remains open

Group picnic shelters Contact the park manager for current prices (water, grill, elec.) may be rented for __per day -- the enclosed group shelter is __ pr day and has heat and air. The Group Camp facility has an average rate of $__ per day for groups up to 50 persons, each additional person is $__.

Discounts Accepted

CEO program, Children Free with Parents, Family camping discount membership cards available, Free Admission, Good Sam Club, Government Employee Discount, Group Discount, Handicapped/disabled persons may receive a discount, Off season rates slightly lower, Senior Discount (Other), Senior discounts apply to Okla. residents & reciprocating states

Check-In Time:   3PM - cabins, 5PM - campsites

Check-Out Time 12PM - cabins, 5PM - campsites

Maximum Stay (Nights) 14

Minimum Stay (Nights) 1

Reservation/Cancellation Policy Advance Tee Times:  Accepted, Cancellation Deadline, Deposit is Refundable, Make reservations. for groups, cottages, or lodge rooms only; not campsites, Reservation Deposit Required, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended in Season, Reservations Required for Groups

Payment Methods Accepted: Credit Card(s), Money Orders, Personal Checks, Security bonds for groups, Travelers' Checks

Type of Events Hosted:  Conference, Reception, Retreat, Reunion, Wedding

Other General Policy:  Children Allowed, Group Rates Available, Groups will have a minimum stay requirement, ORV safety rules must be followed, Pets Allowed, Pets allowed in park on leash; pets are allowed in cottages, Stays over 14 nights require extension from park manager

Maximum Seating Capacity 665

Number of Concurrent Meeting Rooms 1

Tour Group Services:  Advance Tour Group Reservations Required, Motorcoach Parking (Free), Tour Guide Available (Free)

Minimum Number of People for Group Rate 20

Equal Accessibility Services:  

5 campsites & comfort station in Area E (Main Side) are usable but not to specifications

 Area 2 - 1 comfort station in Tent Area is usable, Handicap Parking Near Entrance, Nature Center/Park Office are usable, but parking area not to specifications, Toilets with Grab Bars, Wheelchair Accessible Entrance, Wheelchair Accessible Toilets, Wheelchair Accessible Walkway

Other Destinations at Property/Event:   Museum of the Western Prairie, Wichita Mountains,  Wildlife Refuge, Altus-Lugert Wildlife Management Area, Great Plains State Park

Food & Beverage Amenities/Services Dinner Served, Lake/River View Dining, Lunch Served

Cuisine Types American Cuisine

Recreation Activities:  Biking (BMX Trail), Biking (Mountain), Biking (Road Bike), Bird Watching, Boating (Power), Boating (Sail), Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Hunting, Jogging, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Water Skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Windsurfing 

Recreations Facilities:  Boat Dock, Boat Launch, Golf (Pro Shop), Golf (Putting Green), Golf Course, Golf Course (Miniature), Hiking Trail, Lake on Property, Lake/River Access, Nature Center, Nature Trail, Off Road Vehicle Trail, Outdoor Grill, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Playground (Outdoor), Swimming (Beach)

Recreation Services: Bait & Tackle Available, Nature Programs

Recreation Rental Services Boat Rental (Paddle), Canoe Rental, Golf Cart Rental, Golf Club Rental, Picnic Shelter Rental

Number of Golf Holes 18

Lake Acreage 6770

Educational Activities

Nature programs

Accommodation Amenities:  

Cabins at Campground, Flush Toilets in Campgrounds, Kitchen/Dining Hall at Campground, Lake/River View Rooms, Outdoor Grill at Campsite, Picnic Table at Campsite, Sanitary Dump for RVs, Security Patrols, Showers in Campground, Suites

In-Room Amenities:
Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Color TV, Kitchen, Linens Provided, Private Bathroom, Refrigerator, Rollaway Bed, Telephone (Single Line)

Number of Guest Rooms 120

Number of Cabins/Cottages 16

Total Number of Camp Sites 220

Number of Primitive Camp Sites 99

Number of Camp Sites w/ Water & Electric 101

Num. of Camp Sites w/Water, Elect. & Sewer 20

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