Grand Lake Tourism
Welcome to My Grand Lake!
Oklahoma’s #1 Playground and Best Kept Secret!
Where The Week-End Starts on Wednesdays and Ends on Tuesdays!
Fishing, Boating, Skiing, Swimming & The Scenic Wonder of the Lake- makes Grand Lake the Favorite of Residents and Visitors alike.
Take a look around, and come back often! Lots of new things to come.
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Welcome to Grand Lake!
Our beautiful Lake was created in 1940 with the completion of the historic Pensacola Dam on the Grand (also known as the Neosho) River. The world’s longest multiple arch dam, the massive reservoir holds 46,500 surface acres at an average surface level of 742 feet above sea level. Tours of the dam are offered in the summer. When you travel to Grand Lake from the north, you may cross over Sailboat Bridge in Grove. With it’s pedestrian and bike lane, Sailboat bridge is a great place to enjoy the picturesque views of this water wonderland.
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GROVE OK, Often referred to as the “Gateway to Grand Lake” is the lakes largest city with many fine restaurants, specialty and craft shops, and antique stores.The city host several events through out the year including music festivals, Grove Fest with it’s chili chili and barbecue contest, the Grand Lake Boat & Travel Show, regular 50’s Cruise Nights and Christmas light displays. One of Groves most exciting events is the annual PELICAN FESTIVAL celebrating the annual migration of large flocks of American White Pelicans to Grove every fall. There’s even more in Grove: a Mississippi-style paddle wheel riverboat; full service marinas; golf courses; parks; swimming pools; picnic shelters; and camping; historic museums; music shows and nationally renowned botanical gardens.
MONKEY ISLAND and West Grand Lake is where to go if you want diversity. There is plenty of appeal for it’s setting as well as home to some great fishing, nightlife and shopping. Nature lovers can enjoy horseback riding on Monkey Island or walk Bernice State Bernice State Park’s nature trails. Or, cruise miles of back roads on foot or bicycle. condos, cabins and RV parks offer a variety of accommodations. There are fantastic private homes, condominiums and golf courses.You’ll find several marinas that will rent the perfect lake transportation, help you stock your cooler and send you off for all the fun you can handle.
Monkey Island is the hub of Grand Lakes night life. Monkey Island offers lots of entertainment ranging from a 50’s style night club to live entertainment year round. Some of the lakes best restaurants are located here. If you’re lucky enough, you might even catch one of Monkey Islands spirited celebrations including the Egret Festival in September.The Island is easy to reach. By land, it’s a short drive off I-44. Small planes and jets from Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Wichita, Joplin, Dallas, Kansas City and Little Rock land at the Grand Lake Regional Airport.
Patricia Island Estates & Golf Club on Oklahoma’s Grand Lake. Northeast Premier Golf Community.
Patricia Island Estates & Golf Club is an exclusive new development with new home contruction in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, located on the shores of the majestic 60,000 surface acre Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees, home of Pensacola Dam, the world’s longest multiple arch dam at 5,145 feet in length with 51 arches ans 21 spillways.
Less than five minutes form Grove in Northeast Oklahoma’s beautiful “Green Country”, this prestigious location assures that assures that your Grove ok real estate investment will be protected both now and in the future. Select your lot on the lakefront or golf course from choice lots on the tree-lined shores of Green Country’s premier Lake. Grand Lake is a deep lake with 1,300 miles of shoreline and about 67 miles long. Enjoy the serenity of your golf course property from the lush fairways of the custom 18 hole with clubhouse, pro shop and more.
Underground city utilities, fire & police unparalleled, unparalleled fishing & boating close to full service health care, great dining are only a few of the outstanding advantages offered. In addition, perhaps in part due to the moderate local climate and lower cost of living than in many parts of the country. The Grand Lake area has been rated in the top five with respect to quality of retirement by both Rand McNally and the Wall Street Journal. And if all this isn’t enough you may want to just sit back and enjoy the incredible views and fabulous sunsets. Perhaps the best place in the country to build a new home.
Have the Best of Both Worlds, Golf… and Grand Lake!
Bernice, Known for it’s outstanding crappie and bass fishing, Bernice is one Grand lakes Grand Lakes fishing hot spots. Visit Afton to travel its nine-mile stretch of original Route 66 running through town. In late June rodeo fans come for the Ted Jones Memorial Rodeo. Winding around Afton and into Grand Lake , Horse Creek is a good spot for great fishing and water sports. Pelicans, geese migrate ducks migrate through the area in the fall and winter. Bald Eagles and Osprey winter in the Horse Creek area.
South Grand Lake, Langley and Duck Creek. You’ll find plenty of sunshine, blue water and friendly people in South Grand Lake as well as the Pensacola Dam. Be sure to come to the area annual events: July’s Duck Creek fireworks, September’s National Hook-Cook-Novembers-Cook-off and Annual Grand Lake Rally or Novembers’s Boat Review. The South Grand Lake’s six state parks offer opportunities for campers. Disney on the east end and Langley on the west end of the dam offer and abundance of good restaurants, grocery stores and retail shops. Grand Lake’s Duck Creek arm is one of the lake’s most developed areas. Here you’ll find several large marinas, beautiful private homes and condominiums, a golf club and two yacht clubs. Cleora is also known for some of the lakes premier fishing. Ketchum offers everything you need to fully enjoy Grand Lake. The there is Party Cove.. Enough said! Langley is the South end gateway to Grand Lake O’ the Cherokee’s. Located by the Pensacola Dam it is the South’s hub for activity and neighboring lake communities like Disney and Tijuana.