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!

Pensacola Dam – Celebrating 80 in 2020

Pensacola Dam – Celebrating 80 in 2020

The “official” birthdate occurs sometime later in 2020, but since this year marks the 80th anniversary of Pensacola Dam, we (GRDA) plan to share information all year long about this historic structure and the important role it has played in the development of Oklahoma and the surrounding...

Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

Electrical Safety Tips For Boaters

While the Grand River Dam Authority continues to recognize May as National Electric Safety Month, it is also understood that Memorial Day weekend is a good time to think about boating safety. So, in this week’s installment of Power For Progress, we wanted to pass along some electrical safety tips...

Be Smart, and Safe, With Your Wake Displacement

Be Smart, and Safe, With Your Wake Displacement

Did You Know - When cruising the shoreline within 150 feet from it or a dock, it is important the boat is operated in the displacement mode. At this speed the boat will be almost at level trim and easy to steer with minimal or no wake generated. Another option to view the shoreline is to stay...