Featuring more shoreline than the Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined, Oklahoma wears its Lake Country badge with pride. Glistening lakes in every corner of the state have beckoned swimmers, anglers, outdoors enthusiasts and casual vacationers for generations. Whether you want to take a swim surrounded by rolling hills, reel in the big one among ancient mountains or pilot your watercraft around lush forested shoreline, there’s a lake for every taste in the Sooner State. Here’s our rundown of standout lakes from each region of the state.Learn More
Grand Lake O' The Cherokees
Serpentine Grand Lake is located on the Grand (Neosho) River in northeastern Oklahoma offering 46,500 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. Exceptional recreational facilities are available at five state parks around the scenic shoreline, and more than a dozen other privately operated facilities. Fish species found in Grand Lake include largemouth bass, white bass, channel catfish, crappie and bluegill. Spavinaw Hills Game Management Area, located only a few miles south of the dam near Spavinaw Lake, covers more than 13,000 acres. It is managed primarily for deer proliferation and hunting is permitted during special seasons.
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