Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park

Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park

Grand Cherokee Golf Course

Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park
Golf Course:
N 4475 Rd
Park Office:
13000 E 387 Rd
Park Office:
Office Fax:
Golf Course:

***NOTICE*** Due to winterization at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Lakeside and Grandview campgrounds and bathrooms will be closed and winterized from November 5, 2019 through March 10, 2020. The Lakeside boat ramp will remain available. The Riverside campground gate (below dam) will remain open with a chemical toilet only. The Grand Cherokee campground and facilities will remain open to RV camping.

***NOTICE*** August 26, 2019: Due to high water at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park, the Riverside area is open for day use only. Primitive camping is allowed. The boat ramp is open.

Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park is located 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 in northeastern Oklahoma consists of several smaller areas 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.

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 below the Pensacola Dam features 18 RV sites, 50 tent sites, a group shelter and boat ramp with access to the river. This campground has pit toilets with showers in the nearby Grand Cherokee Campground, located below the Pensacola Dam and features a comfort station with showers, 13 RV sites with full hookups including 50 amp electric.

The Grand Lake region is a great place to see all sorts of wildlife and waterfowl year-round. In the late fall to early spring, the area is an especially good time to see American Bald Eagles and occasionally a Golden Eagle. The best viewing is below Pensacola Dam on the scenic Grand River. From late October through March, this area below the dam is a haven for the eagles as they hunt for small fish, often snatching them off the surface of the water, or even stealing them from other birds. The best time to watch the birds in action is early in the morning

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. The golf course can be reached by the phone number listed above or by calling toll-free at 866-602-4653.

Gear up for a game of golf surrounded by scenery at Grand Cherokee Golf Course. Photo by Lori Duckworth.
Hit the rocks and bait a fish at Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park. Photo by Rebekah Workman.
Try your hand at reeling in massive fish at the Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park. Photo by Rebekah Workman.
Picnic by the lake at Cherokee Park-Grandview.


Golf Course On Site
Watchable Wildlife


Lakeside, Grand View & Riverside area RV sites: $25/night
Grand Cherokee area RV sites: $29/night
Tent sites: $16/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 the Maps & Resources tab located above.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.


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Last Updated: October 16th at 7:51am


Golf course is open daily from 8am-6pm, weather permitting. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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