We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Grand Lake O' the Cherokees

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Grove, OK
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 52 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Beautiful lake

Miles of shoreline. Lots of wildlife such as Pelicans and Eagles. Many gorgeous homes along the shorelines. Accessible by water restaurants. Fishing is excellent.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nanette J
,
Grove, Oklahoma
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 52: English reviews
Grove, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Miles of shoreline. Lots of wildlife such as Pelicans and Eagles. Many gorgeous homes along the shorelines. Accessible by water restaurants. Fishing is excellent.

Helpful?
Thank Nanette J
Grove, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great fresh water fishing, boating, jet skis, any water fun. Large lake.All types of fish to catch including spoonboll ( paddlefish)

Helpful?
Thank Leonard K
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a little place by the lake. everyone in this community is very nice. Can't wait to move there.

Helpful?
Thank Carol R
Painesville, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently traveled to Grand Lake, Oklahoma - we had no idea what to expect. The lake is beautiful with 1300 miles of shoreline. The unfortunate part of our trip is that this is really a seasonal place to visit - we stayed on Monkey Island. Our resort was virtually empty the entire week. All the marinas were closed up... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank cmoss2016
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The lake is not too small and not too large. North end has smoother water for tubing and skiing. Water is rougher around Shangri-la due to the larger boats. Eat at Quarter Deck, Ugly Johns, or The Landing around Monkey Island, Blue Bluff on the north end if it is open. Fish for bass, crappie, and catfish.

Helpful?
1 Thank Julie H
TN
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you are looking for off the beaten path and a few surprise little pubs you are in the right place. We spent time in Grove and then went to Monkey Island. Huge lake off season....perfect!

Helpful?
Thank kimventure
Grove, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
220 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whether you're looking for a weekend get away, or a place to retire, Grove is the place to be! Four seasons, but summer and fall are the favorites!

Helpful?
Thank skmorton45
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Level Contributor
313 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This lake has some of the best fishing around. Start off in the early spring working for spoonbill/paddlefish and then chase the white bass/sandbass. Then a little later in the spring go after the crappie. In the hot summer months go night fishing for catfish or white bass/ sandbass.

Helpful?
Thank Trout-Tuff
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
67 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

My family has gone to the Lake for 28 years for a yearly family reunion and stayed at several hotels. We always have loved the lake and missed it in recent years when the reunion no longer took place. The wildlife is nice, water sports are plentiful, scenery is very nice, lots of places to stay from small hotels, camping... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank k9hannibal
Afton, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

There are many places here on the lake to see. Fishermen or unique gift shoppers will be thrilled. Bass Pro even has an event here because of the bass. But crappie, spoonbill, catfish and others are here. Bernice is the Crappie capital. Unique gift shops all around of course flea markets all over the place to find treasures. Rodeos and... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Shadylady88

Travellers who viewed Grand Lake O' the Cherokees also viewed

 

Been to Grand Lake O' the Cherokees? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Grand Lake O' the Cherokees and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Grand Lake O' the Cherokees staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?