Lake Description and Contact Information

Public Lakes in Oklahoma are owned and operated by either the Wildlife Department, cities, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Grand River Dam Authority, the Division of State Parks, the U.S. Forest Service or the Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company.

Department of Wildlife Fishing Areas:
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation owns and manages 15 small lakes ranging in size from 30 to 263 acres.

Grand River Dam Authority: 
The lakes owned and operated by the Grand River Dam Authority are:

Name Acres Phone

Name Acres Phone
Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees 59,200 (918) 256-5545
Hudson Lake 10,900 (918) 256-5545
W. R. Holway (Pumpback)  712 (918) 256-5545



Oklahoma Division of State Parks:
The lakes owned and operated by the Division of State Parks (1-800/654-8240, before 5:00 p.m.) include:

Name Acres Phone (after 5 pm)
Boiling Springs 182  (580) 256-7664
Carlton Lake 465 918/569-7981
Clayton Lake  66 918/569-7981
Crowder 158 580/343-2443
Dripping Springs 1,150 918/756-5971
Greenleaf 920 918/487-5196
Murray Lake 5,728 580/223-4044
Wayne Wallace 94 918/465-2565


Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.:

Name Acres Phone (after 5 pm)
Konawa 1,350 508/925-2071
Sooner 5,400 (405) 553-2919


U.S. Forest Service:
Four small lakes owned by the U.S. Forest Service include:

Name Acres Phone (after 5 pm)
Black Kettle 110 580/497-3318
Skipout 47 580/497-3318
Clear Creek 30 580/497-3318
Cedar 93 918/653-2991


Federal Reservoirs 
Federal Lakes are large reservoirs constructed for multiple purposes including flood control, water supply, irrigation, hydropower, navigation, recreation and fish and wildlife. Such lakes may be operated and controlled by either the US Army Corps of Engineers (918/669-7339) or the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (405/231-4515).

Bureau of Reclamation:

Name Acres Phone (after 5 pm)
Arbuckle 2,350 (580) 662-3161
Atlus-Lugert 4,081 Quartz Mt SP 580/563-2238
Ft. Cobb 4,100 Ft. Cobb SP 405/643-2249
Foss 8,880 Foss SP 580/592-4433
McGee Creek 3,580 McGee Creek SP 580/889-5822
Tom Steed 6,400 Great Salt Plains 580/569-2032
Thunderbird 6,070 Lake Thunderbird SP 405/360-3572


US Army Corps of Engineers:

Name Acres Phone (after 5 pm)
Arcadia 1,820 405/396-8026
Birch 2,339 918/847-2001
Broken Bow 14,200 580/494-6379
Canton  7,900 580/886-2989
Chouteau 2,270 918/687-6091
Copan 4,850 918/532-4334
Eufaula 102,200 918/484-5135
Ft. Gibson 19,000 918/682-3414
Ft. Supply  1,820 580/766-2701
Great Salt Plains 8,690 580/886-2989
Heyburn 980 918/247-6391
Hugo 13,250 580/326-3345
Hulah 3,570 918/532-4334
Kaw 17,040 580/762-5611
Keystone 26,020 918/865-2621
Newt Graham 1,490 918/687-6091
Oologah 29,460 918/443-2250
Optima variable 580/886-2989
Pine Creek 3,800 580/933-4239
Robert S. Kerr 42,000 918/775-4475
Sardis 14,360 918/569-4131
Skiatook 10,540 918/396-3170
Tenkiller   918/487-5252
Tenkiller Ferry 12,900 918/487-5252
Texoma 88,000 903/465-4990
W.D. Mayo 1,500 918/775-4474
Waurika 10,100 580/963-2111
Webbers Falls 10,900 918/489-5541
Wister 7,300 918/655-7206

Daily information on lake levels, water releases and water clarity: (918) 669-7366.