Lake Tenkiller, OK
Conveniently located one hour from Tulsa, Lake Tenkiller is known as Oklahoma’s “Heaven in the Hills.” This awesome lake area boasts 34 miles of wild, lush and forested rolling hills, spans nearly 130 miles of scenic shoreline and rocky bluffs and contains 13,000 acres of a sparkling blue clear water lake. It is one of the most beautiful and unscathed spots in the region. There are a wide variety of year –round activities such as scuba diving, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, jet and water skiing and more. Lake Tenkiller includes 10 marinas that offer lake access and 20 state and privately owned parks that offer wonderful lake views and RV campsites. Lake Tenkiller is perfect for all types of outdoor recreational activities and entertainment and is truly a camper’s paradise that offers something for everyone.
While at Lake Tenkiller, why not enjoy viewing the wildlife? Sequoyah National Wildlife refuge is home to nearly one million migratory geese, water fowl and the bald eagle. Admission is free. Tenkiller State Park Nature Center is open seven days a week in the summer and offers short nature trails and guided tours.
Take a side trip to Tahlequah, which offers shoppers unique boutiques and diverse shops. While there, enjoy golfing, viewing historic monuments, or an historic home tour. Explore the Cherokee culture and heritage, natural scenic beauty, horseback riding, take in a movie or enjoy fine dining. No matter what you are looking for, Lake Tenkiller offers many wide and varied fun filled adventures-a perfect place where families can create memories. For more information, check out the following online visitor guide at laketenkiller.com.