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Cherokee State Park Cherokee State Park is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the shores of Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. Grand Lake is one of Oklahoma's largest lakes with over 59,000 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. Grand Lake's Pensacola Dam was constructed in 1940 and is considered to be the longest multiple arch dam in the world.

Facilities include 34 electric/water hookups, primitive sites, restrooms/showers, sanitary dump stations, picnic areas, group shelters, boat ramps, swimming beach, playground, scuba diving.

Cherokee Area #1, 26 acres in size, is located below Pensacola Dam, in the riverside area of Grand River. Features include picnic sites (1 group shelter), 68 campsites, 2 comfort stations - 1 with showers, a lighted boat ramp, and a nine hole golf course.

Cherokee Area #2, 2.5 acres in size, is located on the east side (upper side) of the Pensacola dam, off SH 28. It features an excellent swimming beach and includes picnic sites (1 group shelter), 22 campsites, a comfort station with showers, a playground, and a lighted boat ramp.

Cherokee Area #3, 15 acres in size is located 1/2 mile east of the dam on SH 28. The main park office is located in Cherokee #3. It has a small swimming beach, picnic sites (1 group shelter), 24 campsites, and a comfort station with showers. All water sports (including scuba diving) are allowed on Grand Lake making this an attractive camping area.


Admission: Park Permit Required
Hours: OPEN YEAR ROUND
Address: State Hwy 82 & State Hwy 28
Phone: 918-435-8066
Our Email: cherokee@oklahomaparks.com

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