Monkey Island RV Resort is An Excellent Vacation Destination

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May 17, 2019

Winding walkway toward golf course greens on the water

Monkey Island Resort is near Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees. There you’ll find golfing, fishing, boating, state parks, museums, a wide range of restaurants and casinos all nearby. Plus, everything is surrounded by natural beauty.

About an hour away, via state route 44, is Claremore; which houses the Will Rogers Museum and the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum, which is the largest privately held firearms collection in the world.  For those who want to visit a big city, Tulsa is under an hour-and-a-half away. If you are just passing through and want an excellent place to take a break from the road, this is your place. The park is just off interstate route 44.

Surrounding Beauty

Located in the middle of Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, on the Grand Neosho River in the foothills of the Ozarks. This area has five state parks around a winding, scenic shoreline with many marinas, boat rentals and golf courses including the Shangri-La Luxury Golf Resort. You will also find museums with antiques, cars, and an old village nearby. A wide range of restaurants from fine dining to casual eateries are within a short distance. Native fish species include large-mouth bass, white bass, channel catfish, crappie and bluegill are yours to catch. Fishing guides and lake cruises are available.

Monkey Island RV Resort Has the Features You Want

Easy access is provided with 100% concrete roads and RV pads with patio and picnic tables attached to each one. Monkey Island RV Resort has 73 spaces available, 34 of which are pull-thru. Maximum length is 85’, width is 45’. Sites provide 30 and 50 amp service with water and sewer hookups. Folding tent campers are also allowed. The grounds also offer clean private showers, and a complimentary breakfast to help you get out fast and easy on your days’ adventures. WiFi is also available for your use.

Aerial view of winding paved roads with RVs and trailers

Photo: Monkey Island RV Resort

In addition to being a pet-friendly park complete with a dog park for your pooch, the grounds also have multiple unit laundry facilities. No need to hunt for that laundromat.


Your stay includes the use of the large (1600 sq. ft.) clubhouse. Enjoy a cup of fresh coffee with your morning paper or get a snack, a soda or an ice cold beer from the snack bar or mini-store, which conveniently provides all the little things you forgot or ran out of on your trip. They also have fishing supplies, ice and metered LP gas. You can also book the clubhouse for that special social occasion.

Monkey Island RV Resort offers many fun recreational activities on site for the whole family, including a pristine swimming pool, a rec hall, a pavilion, playground for the children, and bike rentals.  Shuffleboard and horseshoes are also available.

Aerial view pool and spa

There are so many activities for you and your family / Photo: Monkey Island RV Resort

The staff is always friendly and helpful with any questions you might have.  Their priority is to ensure you have not just an enjoyable experience, but a memorable one. If you are ready to book one of the RV spots, 21 cabin/cottage rentals, or find out more visit us:

Monkey Island RV Resort

56140 E. 280 Road

Afton, OK

(918) 257-6400