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Get Ready for the 2021 Big Meat Run Rock Crawling Event!




Now is the time to get ready for the 2021 Big Meat Run rock crawling and the off-roading event! The power-packed weekend takes place in Disney, Oklahoma at Pensacola Dam from March 19th through March 20th. 

The Most Popular Rock Crawling Event in Oklahoma

Big Meat Run is the most popular rock crawling event of the year in the Grand Lake area. The event brings people from all areas who seek the thrill of participating in or watching off-road excitement. The event includes individuals and teams pushing their ATVs, off-road vehicles, off-road dirt bikes, jeeps, and other rough terrain modalities to their limits rock climbing, mudding and wheeling.


Largest Off Roading Event

The energy-packed off-roading takes place near Disney, Oklahoma and it is seen as the largest event in the state of Oklahoma. Attendance to the Jeep wheelin’ event is around 15,000 people on average - with people coming from all over the United States to attend. Nearby campgrounds will be packed with families and off-road enthusiasts excited to participate and spectate. 


Big Meat Run Background

Big Meat Run began many years ago by John Sumner and his family. Sumner is the owner of Sumner Machine Works in Arkansas City, Kansas. He is a native Oklahoman and decided to create the run as an appreciation event for his clients. Sumner is dedicated to keeping the event going in Disney, Oklahoma showing his dedication to the love of off-roading events. 

The Big Meat Run began with only twelve participants. Now, the event brings over 15,000 people every year. What once was an appreciation event is now one of the largest Jeep wheelin’ events in the region.

Here's a video of the action from 2019:


Nearest Campgrounds for the Meat Run

Are you making last-minute preparations for the event and need to find a nearby campground? Consider looking into the following Grand Lake OK campgrounds and RV parks:


Nearby Restaurants 

During the event, there are plenty of nearby restaurants and eateries to enjoy. Near Pensacola Dam, you will find the following options to calm a hungry stomach:

  • Pistol Pats (Disney, Ok)
  • Mooneys Sunset Bar & Grill (Over 21 only - Disney, Ok)
  • Carlos Montez Mexican Restaurant (Langley, Ok)
  • Red’s Buffet & Ice Cream (Disney, Ok)
  • Ailey Cafe (American - Langley, Ok)
  • Mr. Shing (Chinese - Langley, Ok)

Explore restaurants, shopping and more on our Things To Do At Grand Lake page.


Come & Join the Fun!

Join in on the off-roading excitement at the 2021 Big Meat Run. The event starts on March 19th and runs through March 21st at the bottom of the Pensacola Dam in Disney, Oklahoma! The young to the oldest are invited to attend this once-a-year event in the Grand Lake area. Invite your family members and friends to the heart-pounding, mud-slinging off-roading event!




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