Description - Watching the sunset over Lake Tenkiller can be magical, and there is no better place to watch it from than Cherokee Landing State Park. Whether you are boating, fishing, or camping, Cherokee Landing State Park is waiting for you.
Cherokee Landing State Park is located in the Cookson Hills, south of Tahlequah and next to Lake Tenkiller. The park features RV hookups with electric/water, primitive campsites, restrooms with showers, lighted boat ramp, swimming beach, playgrounds and a softball field.
- Features/Facilities: Credit Cards Accepted • Handicap Accessible • Pets Allowed • Senior Discount • 146 Park Acres • 12,500-Acre Lake Tenkiller • 150 Campsites (S) (P) (D) • Assigned Campground • Swimming Beach • Boating • Water Skiing • Fishing • Softball • Playground
Nearby: Tenkiller State Park • George M. Murrell Home, Park Hill • Cherokee Heritage Center, Tahlequah • Illinois River, Tahlequah, The Thompson House, Tahlequah
Days/Hours Open: Open daily 24 hours.
Recreation - camping, swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing
Climate - This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.
From Tahlequah, 14 miles S on Hwy 82.