Tenkiller Ferry Lake

Tenkiller Ferry Lake lies in Cherokee and Sequoyah Counties in the Cookson Hills of the Ozark Mountains in eastern Oklahoma. Cookson Hills are the southernmost extension of the Boston Mountains, which are part of the southern extension of the Ozark Mountains. Tenkiller Ferry Lake is commonly called Tenkiller or Tenkiller Lake and known as "Oklahoma's Clear Water Wonderland". Tenkiller covers 12,900 acres with over 130 miles of shoreline, an average depth of 50 feet, and a maximum depth of 132 feet.  More Lake Information

Tenkiller Ferry Lake Camping

Snake Creek Cove Campground

Snake Creek Cove Campground is a full-service campground located on the east side of Tenkiller Lake. It offers 111 campsites with 30 and 50 amp electric hookups. The campsite also has hot showers and flush...

Hickory Flats Campground

To reach, Hickory Flats Campground drives one mile west on Pine Cove Road. It has 39 tent sites and access to the swimming beach, boat ramp, courtesy dock, and rentable group shelter. For more information,...

Pettit Bay Campground

Pettit Bay Campground is located near the historic town of Tahlequah that offers electric and non-electric campsites. There are 92 campsites that can access hot showers, toilets, swimming areas, playgrounds,...

Elk Creek Landing Campground

Elk Creek Landing Campground offers a campsite with electric and non-electric hookups. There are flush toilets, hot showers, water hydrants, a dump station, and a boat ramp available at the park. Elk...

Meadow Park

Meadow Park is a beautiful park with 100 RV sites, offering a lovely and peaceful environment and a friendly community. Meadow Park is not offering overnight guests. Some sites are RV pull-throughs, measuring...

Tenkiller Ferry Lake Marinas

Pine Cove Marina

Pine Cove Marina is located in Tenkiller State Park that offers 18 boat slips, gas, overnight rentals, a marina store, covered and uncovered slips, boat sales, and boat lifts. For reservation and other...

Caney Ridge Marina

Caney Ridge Marina is located on the beautiful Tenkiller Lake in Oklahoma. It provides year-round boat slip rentals, gas pumps, two boat ramps, ample parking space, a floating store with snacks, and a gift...

Cookson Bend Marina

Cookson Bend Resort & Marina is located in the scenic Cookson Hills in Oklahoma. It is known to be the friendliest marina in the Tenkiller Ferry Lake that provides an on-site restaurant, boat rentals,...

Sixshooter Resort & Marina Inc

Sixshooter Resort is nestled in the Ozarks' tree-covered foothills in eastern Oklahoma. The Marina is located on the east shore of Lake Tenkiller, in a picturesque cove. It offers boat slips, boat rentals,...

Strayhorn Marina Tenkiller

Strayhorn Marina Tenkiller is a full-service marina that offers a full range of boat, paddleboard, and kayak rentals, a waterfront convenience store, and gift shop, and overnight and annual boat rentals. Aside...

Tenkiller Ferry Lake What To Do

John Ross Museum

John Ross Museum is a small museum and tourist attraction. Visitors can learn about the Trail of Tears, the Civil War, and the Cherokee Golden Age through exhibits and interactive displays. Learn about the...

Cherokee National History Museum

Cherokee National History Museum has 7,000 square feet of timeless art and tribal heritage for you to discover. Also, guests can learn traditional Cherokee arts & crafts, study the Cherokee Syllabary, and...

Thunder Bowl

Thunder Bowl is the number 1 bowling place in Tahlequah, OK. It is a family-owned bowling alley that has arcade games, pool tables, fresh tea daily, and a lot more. Thunder Bowl also accepts birthday packages....

The Wolf At Tenkiller

The Wolf At Tenkiller is a family-owned restaurant in Vian, OK. It serves great food every day with large portions at a reasonable price. There's live music every Friday night. Also, the place is clean and has...

John Hair Cultural Center and Museum

John Hair Cultural Center and Museum serve as the band's history, cultural artifacts for the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians. Permanent and temporary displays and a gift shop featuring authentic,...

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