Boating on Grand Lake is one of the great pleasures available to you at this favorite Oklahoma resort area. A gathering of boats at many locations around Grand Lake to socialize, swim, sun bathe and party might be your idea of fun in the sun, Maybe you would prefer cruising around on your sea going size boat taking in all the beautiful scenery at different times of the year. How about sailing? This is a Grand place for it. There are boats over 50 feet long on this very large lake which has 1,300 miles of shoreline and is about 67 miles long. No crowding here! Surprised? Yes, that is one reason some say it is Oklahoma’s best kept secret.
Our Wonderful Backyard By Dave Wagenblatt One of the most wonderful things about living at Grand Lake, OK is our backyard. Actually our backyard is Grand Lake, OK. From our deck, we look east from Monkey Island across the main lake toward Patricia Island. One day a light came on in my head, and I realized and appreciated all the changing beauty Debbie and I get to witness… Nature at its best! The fiery red/orange morning sunrises and the evening full moon shimmering across the lake are so tranquil. This serene setting will certainly add happy years to our lives. The changing of the seasons adds to the experience. The term, “Spring has Sprung”, takes on a new meaning and
The reals estate market at Grand Lake is very different than what you experience in the city. There are many potential pitfalls unique to lake properties people typically don’t think about which if not careful could cost you thousands of dollars. Be sure to work with an experienced, honest and ethical real estate agent. This is one of the reasons Dave & Debbie Wagenblatt have been so successful for many years. Former clients keep coming back to them and also refer their friends. Learn more at www.GetGrandResults.com (link) To get started with buying or selling Grand Lake Homes Call 918-605-3228 or Email Debbie@GetGrandResults.com
A History of Pensacola Dam “World’s Longest Multiple Arch Dam” By Rusty Fleming, Former Publisher, The Chronicle of Grand Lake In over 60 years, our beautiful Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees has never looked better. The rapidly expanding shoreline development, yacht clubs, marinas, luxury resorts and golf courses were but a gleam in the eye of visionaries back in the 1930’s when the idea for construction of Pensacola Dam first appeared. Today, Grand Lake is Oklahoma’s number one tourist attraction, enticing visitors and residents alike to the pleasures of boating, sailing, fishing, skiing, swimming and scuba diving. The first hydroelectric system in Oklahoma, Pensacola Dam also provides flood control for the Grand River. Pensacola Dam generates power for the Grand
GRDA (Grand River Dam Authority) Current Lake Level The information compiled here is some of what may interest you most regarding the Grand River Dam Authority and is pulled from their web site. For complete information visit www.GRDA.com. Welcome to Our Lakes GRDA CEO Kevin Easley Welcome to the Grand River Dam Authority’s lakes area! In the pages of this 2010 GRDA Lake Guide, I hope you will find much information that will prove to be helpful, whether you live on the lakeshore year-round, visit on the weekends or are seeing the lakes for the first time. In 2010, GRDA celebrates its 75th anniversary. Over the course of that long history, this agency has achieved many milestones that help reinforce