What Are Some Lakes in Oklahoma?

What Are Some Lakes in Oklahoma?

Lake Texoma, Eufaula Lake and Grand Lake o' the Cherokees are some lakes in Oklahoma. Other lakes include Broken Bow Lake, Tenkiller Ferry Lake and Keystone Lake.

Lake Texoma staddles the border between Texas and Oklahoma in Red River. The lake, which is home to more than 70 species of fish, is a popular destination for anglers. It is 88,000 acres in size and averages 30 feet in depth.

Eufaula Lake covers 105,500 surface acres and has 600 miles of shoreline. It is the largest lake in Oklahoma and is bordered by two state parks, Lake Eufaula State Park and Arrowhead State Park. Recreational activities around the lake include boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and horseback riding.

Grand Lake o' the Cherokees, which is located in northeast Oklahoma, is 41,779 acres in size and features many resorts and lodges. The lake has 1,300 miles of shoreline and attracts fishermen angling for bass, catfish, bluegill, spoonbill and crappie.

Lake Tenkiller is located near Tenkiller State Park and Cherokee Landing State Park in eastern Oklahoma. The lake is 12,900 acres and attracts many visitors with its striking emerald-tinted waters. The lake, which offers great fishing and bird watching opportunities, features a nature center with programs on bird watching, plant identification, and animal species and habitats.