The One Spot In Oklahoma That’s Basically Heaven On Earth
Nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, Lake Tenkiller State Park is a gem in the woodlands of Oklahoma. The lake is a clear water paradise and is surrounded by beautiful thick foliage, rugged cliffs, rolling hills and spectacular views. Lake Tenkiller State Park has become known as “Heaven in the Hills” and once you visit, you’ll see why it’s pure bliss.
With over 130 miles of shoreline, Lake Tenkiller has plenty of room for everyone to enjoy this little slice of heaven in Oklahoma.
It has some of the clearest water in Oklahoma and is a popular destination for scuba diving.
The drive on Highway 10 around Lake Tenkiller State Park has magnificent views of the fall foliage.
"Heaven in the Hills" has mesmerizing sunsets and sunrises.
You can kayak or paddleboard to the cliffs at Elk Creek or go see the goats on Goat Island.
There are paved trails that are easily accessible for hiking or biking.
The park has over 13,000 surface acres for guests to enjoy this outdoor oasis in the hills of Oklahoma.
Lake Tenkiller is a camper's paradise with multiple lakeside campgrounds offering primitive camping or RV hookups.
Picnic and barbecue facilities are also available for those spending the day at Tenkiller.
You'll also find 24 boat launching ramps and docks around the lake.
But what you'll love most about Lake Tenkiller State Park is the peaceful nature surrounded by breathtaking views in every direction.
Lake Tenkiller State Park is located
8 miles N of Gore on Hwy 100, Vian, OK 74962. You can find more information on the park here.
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