South Grand Lake & Duck Creek

South Grand Lake & Duck Creek

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South Grand & Duck Creek –  Nestled in the lush green rolling hills of Northeastern Oklahoma at the southern end of Grand Lake are Langley, Ketchum, Disney, Duck Creek and Cleora. South Grand You’ll find a wide array of marinas and boat service centers in this region. Many are specialists in pampering both you and your vessel. Some marinas are managed by private yacht clubs whose high quality facilities offer their members that extra touch of class and comfort including swimming pools, gourmet dining, and ship stores filled with lake fashion and sun supplies.

If you are just looking for boat docking or a place to launch a boat for a few days of lake activities public and state owned boat ramps are dispersed around the lake and can accommodate boats and jet skis and some marinas offer watercraft rental.

Need more extreme outdoor adventure? The three major spillways below Pensacola Dam have become a well-known Rock Crawlin’ spot offering all types of terrain from “mild to wild” hosting some of the most extreme rock crawling in the country. For those who are into trail riding, several trails leading through the woods range from casual single track through the trees, muddy swamp areas to nasty loose hill climbs. Enjoy rock crawlin’ any time of the year and don’t forget to check out the numerous competitive events held during the year.

Take a leisurely lakeshore boat cruise and you find some of the most luxurious real estate ranging from single-story homes to condominiums. Look closely at the grassy areas around these residences and take note of the abundance of deer grazing lazily on lush lawns. The other picture you will surely see when taking a lakeshore cruise is that of families and friends gathered to enjoy all that lake side living offers, from playing in the water to playing on shore, relaxing in boats and on lawn chairs as the parade passes by.

If you are looking for a “community” of other lake and boat lovers than look no further than Dripping Springs and Party Cove; two hotspots known for raft-ups and fun. Folks of all ages as well as every make and manner of watercraft slowly cruise through these lake coves. When the mood strikes or the docking space becomes available, the boat bumpers are tied on and the party begins. In Dripping Springs watch the fearless cliff-jumpers take on the thrill of diving into 50-foot water from the 60-foot cliff and cheer their courage.

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