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Gore, OK
Muskogee, OK
Tahleqush, OK

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 Tenkiller Ferry Lake Sign

    Rt 1 Box 259
    Gore, OK 74435-9547
    Phone: (918) 487-5252

See the Tenkiller Ferry Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Muskogee, 21 miles southeast on OK 10, 7 miles east on OK 10A.

Lake History

Factoid: Recreation opportunities abound in the Lake Tenkiller area. Nestled in the Cookson Hills of eastern Oklahoma, this body of water is known as "Oklahoma's Clear Water Wonderland" and its reputation is well deserved. The lake is well known by fisherman, pleasure boaters and scuba divers as the best place for water-based activities. Just the fact that there are 10 marinas and over 20 launching ramps here should tell you something. Camping is also big on Tenkiller with 14 campgrounds operated by the Corps, State of Oklahoma, and concessionaires. Types of camping range from primitive to full hookup and are pretty evenly spread out from one end of the lake to the other. Another outdoor activity while in the lake area would be to hike one or more of the three nature trails. The trails vary in length from 1 1/4 miles to over 2 miles. Spectacular vistas, rock formations and many species of wildlife are just a few of the things to take in as you hike along. Almost all project lands are open to public hunting except for parks and around the dam and control structures. Principal species hunted are whitetail deer, turkey, rabbit and squirrel. A map of public hunting areas is available from the project office and it is included in the public hunting atlas published by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. State laws apply on these lands so be familiar with the rules before you hunt or fish. Most of all, the Corps of Engineers at Tenkiller Ferry Lake wants you to have a safe and enjoyable visit. You, our customer, are important to us and we want you to come back and see us again.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

34 Recreation areas at Tenkiller Ferry Lake

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American Indian Resource Center, Inc.   X X       A G        
Ang Club Boat Ramp       X     A        
Barnacle Bill'S E D X   X X D        
Blackgum Landing       X            
Bluewater Bay Marina       X X          
Burnt Cabin E D X X   X C        
Burnt Cabin Boat Ramp       X            
Caney Ridge   X     X C        
Caney Ridge Boat Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Carlisle Cove                  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Carters Landing         GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cato Creek Landing           G       H
Cherokee Landing State Park E N D   X X   D A   X BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Chicken Creek  Link ro reservation at   $   X     GS X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Chicken Creek South         D GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cookson Bend  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D GS X  
Cookson Bend Marina   X     X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Elk Creek Landing  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D GS      
Elk Creek Marina E X     X          
Etta Bend Boat Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Horeshoe Bend                  
Mongold's Boat Ramp       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Overlook             GS X   H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Pettit Bay  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D A GS X  
Sixshooter   X   X X   A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Sizemore Landing   $       D GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Snake Creek  Link ro reservation at   $   X   D A GS X  
Snake Creek Marina       X X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Standing Rock           A       H
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Strayhorn Landing   $   X     GS X H
Strayhorn Landing Marina         X          
Tenkiller Harbor Boat Ramp       X            
Tenkiller State Park E N D X X X X D A GS X BE P W
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Trout Stream             A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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