Notice: Lake Carl Blackwell / Covid-19 Coronavirus Information

  • Due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, OSU and the City of Stillwater, the indoor fishing dock at Lake Carl Blackwell will be closed to the public. We will allow fishing from the outside of the dock as long as patrons practice the recommended social distancing of six feet.  We will monitor the situation and when it is safe to do so we will reopen the indoor fishing dock.  We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Lake Carl Blackwell Management
  • Additionally, we are following CDC and OSU endorsed guidelines that prohibit gatherings of more than 10 people. This will be enforced by Lake Carl Blackwell staff and OSU Police. Violation will result in removal from the lake.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Lake Carl Blackwell is Open!

Social distancing and no group gatherings is enforced at Lake Carl Blackwell by Park Rangers and OSU Police!

Be sure to get your daily or seasonal passes at the Park Office located by the Cowboy Corner Convenience/Bait Shop and display on your rear view mirror.

Lake Carl Blackwell Social Distancing Activities

  • Set up a hammock and read a book, take a nap or just relax
  • Throw out a blanket and read a book, take a nap or just relax
  • Lay out in the sun and read a book, take a nap or just relax
  • Take a walk (miles of paved roads)
  • Take a hike (60 miles of equestrian trails)
  • Mountain Bike (4.5 miles of designated mountain bike trails)
  • Go Jogging (miles of paved roads)
  • Bring your horses and go for a ride
  • Open fields great for Frisbee
  • Open Fields great for flying Kites
  • Fishing from shore (Crappie are biting)
  • Bring your boat.
  • Bring your kayak
  • Bring your canoe
  • Bird Watching

Lake Carl Blackwell Seasonal Permits 2021

Sale Begins On July 1st.

Your best value is an LCB Seasonal Permit.

Season runs from July 1st 2020 - July 31st 2021.

Vehicle Permit $50.00
Motorcycle Permit $50.00
Golf Cart Permit $50.00
Equestrian Permit $50.00
Boat Permit
(includes permit for vehicle and a sticker for the boat)
PWC (Personal Water Craft) Permit
(includes permit for vehicle and a sticker for the PWC)