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Experience a Marvelous Oklahoma Ozarks Vacation at MarVal Camping Resort!

The 105-acre MarVal Family Camping Resort is a complete resort experience in the Oklahoma Ozarks. So much more than a camping facility, MarVal rests in the Oklahoma Ozarks rolling foothills, near the trout-laden Lower Illinois River. This award-winning resort offers lodging options from cedar cabins and deluxe lodges to tent and RV sites; perfect for couples, families or large groups. Its abounding activities mean everyone will have something to do! Fish the stocked river, swim in its pool, play a round of mini golf or take a hike - it's all right onsite!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 70 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Oklahoma City
  • Nearby Water Lower Illinois River
  • Open Dates All Year


Come to the Ozarks and experience all the water fun you can handle! Enjoy MarVal Resort, which is located on a half mile shoreline on the Lower Illinois River. Stroll along the shoreline or wade into the water. However you choose to enjoy is up to you!


MarVal Resort is an oasis of Oklahoma Ozarks family fun where you can spend quality time together with your loved ones and unwind in a calming setting. Enjoy everything from swimming and hiking to nine holes of mini-golf. Or, you could just fish all day long from the resort's own half mile of shoreline on the Lower Illinois River.


Located in the Oklahoma Ozarks, this is a destination that's perfect for the entire family! With activities that will appeal to everyone, such as swimming and fishing on the Lower Illinois River, hiking and mini-golf, there's never a dull moment at MarVal Resort. So round up your family for a chance to reconnect in comfort at this Oklahoma getaway.


MarVal Resort is a great place to get out and enjoy nature. Hike around the area or spend a lazy afternoon fishing the stocked Lower Illinois River. Then in the even, watch the sun set and the stars come out as you sit around a crackling campfire. There's no better way to spend your days than enjoying the outdoors!


With a half-mile frontage on the Lower Illinois River, MarVal Resort is a great destination for Ozarks fishing. This stocked river is a designated trout fishing stream, and also teems with record stripers, walleye and bass to name a few. So grab your pole and get out there and catch some fish!


The intimate Honeymoon Cabin at MarVal Resort features an elegant loft, Jacuzzi tub and wood burning fireplace plus modern amenities for a private and romantic Ozarks retreat or honeymoon. Spend a romantic getaway reconnecting with your loved one as you explore the Ozark trails on a hiking trip or unwind beside the river for a quiet afternoon. This natural setting is sure to rekindle that spark in your lives!

Pet Friendly

Bring the whole family along on your next vacation to Oklahoma! Let the friendly staff at MarVal Resort know you're bringing along your furry friend and they'll make sure to make all of the necessary accommodations. Enjoy your next quality family vacation with all of your loved ones!


When you're in the Ozarks area, you'll be surrounded by plenty of water fun! Enjoy all of the nearby lakes when you stay at MarVal Resort. Head out on a fishing excursion or stop by the Fall Trout Tournament if you're in town. Head to the Lower Illinois River for a memorable experience. Book your next vacation today.

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

From its intimate Honeymoon cottage with whirlpool and king bed to its fully-equipped Hilltop cabin featuring a covered porch that sleeps ten, MarVal Resort offers comfortable lodging tucked away in the quiet beauty of the Oklahoma Ozarks. These charming accommodations let you enjoy a rustic, natural vacation experience, but still combines it with the luxuries of home. Enjoy air conditioning/heating, small refrigerator and coffee maker, and cable television!


Every weekend is a holiday at MarVal Resort! Celebrate Christmas in July or a Pioneer Weekend or even a Fall Trout Tournament – fun theme and holiday events happen every weekend, almost year round! Come and join them in all the festivities for a holiday experience you'll never forget!

RV Resort

With a wide array of sites ranging from full-service pull through to basic back-in, MarVal Resort is the perfect place for your next RV getaway. Some sites even include wireless internet so you can stay connected throughout your vacation. So when planning your next vacation you don't have to sacrifice luxury for adventure!

  • Picnic Tables
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Miniature Golf
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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Plan your next group event at MarVal Resort.

MarVal Resort features a Clubhouse with a large screen TV, a wood burning fireplace and large buffet-meal countertop for groups, meetings and events up to 100. Inquire now!

For more information please call +1 (866) 561 - 1809 or Send Inquiry.

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Nearest Airports

  • Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) / 43.5 miles
  • Tulsa International Airport (TUL) / 63.1 miles
  • Drake Field (FYV) / 60.6 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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