Welcome To Oklahoma's Grand Lake

Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees is Oklahoma’s playground. Fishing… boating… and chilling… it’s life at the lake. And the real estate, from lakefront luxury to rustic cabin getaways, Grand Lake offers something for everyone.  Stay for a weekend or stay for a lifetime…the choice is yours!

Is Grand Lake Living right for you?

Living at the lake is NOT for everybody. You need to be relaxed, not hurried, and ready to accept a slower pace of life. Keep exploring to learn more about the Grand Lake lifestyle.

The images below are links to helpful pages that will hopefully answer your Grand Lake questions and help you find Grand Lake businesses, attractions, and upcoming events.

Where To Live

Thinking about making the move to Grand Lake? Learn the ins and outs of Grand Lake real estate, and even see a few listings – Here.

What To Do

There is always something happening around Grand Lake. Visit our Events Page here to see what is coming up next.

Where To Stay

There is nothing like a Grand Lake getaway to rejuvenate the soul. Go here to find that perfect place for your next Grand Lake adventure.

Get Stuff Done

Need stuff done? Landscapers to electricians and dock builders to home builders – whatever it is you need – find a Grand Lake contractor here.

Food and Drink

Everybody’s got to eat, right? And stay hydrated. Here is your complete guide to food and drinks at Grand Lake. Stay frosty, my friends…

Boating at Grand Lake

Check out the Ultimate Guide to Boating at Grand Lake, featured Grand Lake boat sales and servicers, marinas, and more…

Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokee

With over 1,300 miles of shoreline AND over 46,500 surface acres…Grand Lake is a BIG Lake.

From the Pensacola Dam to Twin Bridges State Park – and everything in-between, including Elk River area, Grove, Honey Creek, Monkey Island, Horse Creek, Duck Creek, Drowning Creek, Ketchum Cove, and more – there are Grand Lake memories waiting to be made.

Cannonballs off the dock. Rafting up in The Drip or Woodard on a sunny afternoon. Catching crappie in the morning and eating them in the evening. Early morning fishing and spectacular sunsets.

Life at Grand Lake – whether it’s a lifetime or a weekend – gives you so many opportunities to make lasting memories with the people who matter most to you. And we think that those are the kind of days worth savoring… the kind you’ll never forget.

Welcome To Grand Lake!

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Eagle Watching at Grand Lake – GRDA’s Eagle Pass

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Announcing the 2021 Tulsa Virtual Boat Show

Announcing the 2021 Tulsa Virtual Boat Show

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Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

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Tips For Winterizing Your Boat From GRDA

Tips For Winterizing Your Boat From GRDA

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Pensacola Dam To Be Closed to Traffic Through March 2021

Pensacola Dam To Be Closed to Traffic Through March 2021

Updated November 16, 2020 Rumors continue to swirl in the South Grand Lake area that the resurfacing project across the Pensacola Dam is ahead of schedule, and, with the cooperation of the weather, the Dam portion of the project could be completed as early as January. At that time, the project...

Lights on the Lake Christmas Festival in Grove

Lights on the Lake Christmas Festival in Grove

2020 Edition Each and every Christmas, Grove, Oklahoma transforms into a winter wonderland complete with unique shopping and dining, exciting events, and dazzling Christmas light displays set against the shores of beautiful Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees. Enjoy time-honored traditions, and create new...