Surrounded by high bluffs, with the expansive lake on one side and rushing river on the other, the massive structure of Fort Gibson Dam is impressive. Observation areas provide excellent views. The dam is located on the Grand (or Neosho)
Campers and picnickers will find 21 park areas managed by the Corps of Engineers, and two parks managed by the State of Oklahoma. The parks have campsites, picnic areas, drinking water, restrooms, & boat launching ramps. Some campsites have electricity, showers, RV hook-ups, and dump stations.
When "game fever" is in the air, hunters will find such species as whitetail deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, duck, geese, cottontail rabbit and squirrel. Nearly 21,800 acres of project land is licensed to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, of which 17,300