There’s more than meets the eye at Oklahoma State Parks. Historic structures are just some of the wonders waiting to be found.Learn More
Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park
***NOTICE*** March 7, 2018: Due to flooding at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Riverside campground is closed.
Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the shore of Grand Lake O' The Cherokees, one of Oklahoma's largest lakes with 46,500 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. As a whole, the park consists of several smaller areas that are located near the Pensacola Dam and around the lake. The Cherokee Area is known for great fishing and a variety of water sports. Amenities include picnic sites, a group shelter, campsites, playgrounds, comfort stations, lighted boat ramp and a 9-hole golf course.
When it comes to camping, visitors have their choice between four campgrounds. The Lakeside Campground features a beach for swimming, 12 RV sites, 15 tent sites, a playground, group shelter and comfort station. The Grand View Campground features four RV sites with electric service only, 45 tent sites, a group shelter and comfort station.
The Riverside Campground, located below the Pensacola Dam, features 18 RV sites, 50 tent sites, a group shelter, boat ramp with access to the river. This campground has pit toilets with showers available in the nearby Grand Cherokee Campground, which is located below the Pensacola Dam and features a comfort station with showers, 13 RV sites with full hookups including 50 amp electric.
This on-site Grand Cherokee Golf Course is set against the beautiful backdrop of Pensacola Dam with tree-lined fairways, Bermuda greens, well-placed bunkers and minimal water hazards. Facilities include a driving range and pro shop with cart and club rentals, snacks and drinks. Private and group lessons are available from a PGA Professional.
Grand Cherokee area RV sites: $25/night
Tent sites: $14/night per tent
Premium sites: Additional $5
Senior Discounts for Campsites:
The senior discount is currently $2 off the daily published rate for designated standard RV and tent campsites. Utility fees are not discounted.
Total disability discount is currently 50% of the base rate for designated standard RV and tent campsites. Utility and premium campsite fees are not discounted.
Senior discounts are also offered on other recreational features. Weekday discounts are offered to senior golfers for specific tee times.
For more information on senior and disabled discounts, please click ’Senior Citizen & Physically Challenged Visitor Opportunities’ under Maps & Resources located below. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
- Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Grand Cherokee Golf Course
- Grand Lake Association & Visitor Center
- Grand Lake O' The Cherokees
- Honey Creek Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Snowdale Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Twin Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Disney Area at Grand Lake State Park
- Grand Lake
- Monthly TravelOK eNewsletter
- Nature & Outdoor Recreation