List of lakes in Oklahoma

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The following is a list of lakes in Oklahoma located entirely (or partially, as in the case of Lake Texoma) in the state. Oklahoma has the largest number of lakes created by dams of any state in the United States, with more than 200. [1] All lakes listed are man-made. Oklahoma's only natural lakes are oxbow and playa lakes. Oklahoma has sixty-two oxbow lakes at least 10 acres in size. The largest, near the Red River in McCurtain County is 272 acres.

Lake Texoma reservoir on the border of the U.S. states of Texas and Oklahoma

Lake Texoma is one of the largest reservoirs in the United States, the 12th largest US Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) lake, and the largest in USACE Tulsa District. Lake Texoma is formed by Denison Dam on the Red River in Bryan County, Oklahoma, and Grayson County, Texas, about 726 miles (1,168 km) upstream from the mouth of the river. It is located at the confluence of the Red and Washita Rivers. The project was completed in 1944. The damsite is about 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Denison, Texas, and 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Durant, Oklahoma. Lake Texoma is the most developed and most popular lake within the USACE Tulsa District, attracting around 6 million visitors a year. Oklahoma has more of the lake within its boundaries than Texas.

Oklahoma State of the United States of America

Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, Texas on the south, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the fifty United States. The state's name is derived from the Choctaw words okla and humma, meaning "red people". It is also known informally by its nickname, "The Sooner State", in reference to the non-Native settlers who staked their claims on land before the official opening date of lands in the western Oklahoma Territory or before the Indian Appropriations Act of 1889, which dramatically increased European-American settlement in the eastern Indian Territory. Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory were merged into the State of Oklahoma when it became the 46th state to enter the union on November 16, 1907. Its residents are known as Oklahomans, and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.

Red River of the South major tributary of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers in the southern United States

The Red River, or sometimes the Red River of the South, is a major river in the southern United States of America. It was named for the red-bed country of its watershed. It is one of several rivers with that name. Although it was once a tributary of the Mississippi River, the Red River is now a tributary of the Atchafalaya River, a distributary of the Mississippi that flows separately into the Gulf of Mexico. It is connected to the Mississippi River by the Old River Control Structure.

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Playa lakes are found in saucer-shaped depressions in the high plains region. They are usually intermittent, holding water only after rains. Oklahoma has about 600 playa lakes. [2]

High Plains (United States) subregion of the Great Plains mostly in the Western United States

The High Plains are a subregion of the Great Plains mostly in the Western United States, but also partly in the Midwest states of Nebraska, Kansas, and South Dakota, generally encompassing the western part of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in eastern Montana, southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, western Nebraska, eastern Colorado, western Kansas, eastern New Mexico, western Oklahoma, and to just south of the Texas Panhandle. The southern region of the Western High Plains ecology region contains the geological formation known as Llano Estacado which can be seen from a short distance or on satellite maps. From east to west, the High Plains rise in elevation from around 1,800 feet (550 m) to over 7,000 feet (2,100 m).

Lakes and reservoirs by size

Broken Bow is one of Oklahoma's deepest and most scenic lakes. Broken-bow-spillway.jpg
Broken Bow is one of Oklahoma's deepest and most scenic lakes.
Great Salt Plains Lake is the centerpiece of a wildlife refuge that is a critical way-station for migratory birds. Salt plains NWR.jpg
Great Salt Plains Lake is the centerpiece of a wildlife refuge that is a critical way-station for migratory birds.
Aerial view of Fort Gibson Lake and Sequoyah State Park. Many large Oklahoma lakes have state parks and lodges. Shorelines of most lakes are publicly owned and accessible to everyone. Fort Gibson Lake Oklahoma.jpg
Aerial view of Fort Gibson Lake and Sequoyah State Park. Many large Oklahoma lakes have state parks and lodges. Shorelines of most lakes are publicly owned and accessible to everyone.

Ranked by surface acres, Lake Eufaula is the 34th largest lake in the United States and Lake Texoma is the 38th largest. [3]

NameCapacity in acre feet (normal pool)surface acres (normal pool)average depthwater clarity
Lake Texoma 2,643,00088,000 acres (35,612 ha)30 feet (9.1 m)average to excellent
Eufaula Lake 2,314,000105,50022poor to excellent
Grand Lake o' the Cherokees 1,515,416 [4] 41,779 [4] 36.3 [4] average to excellent
Broken Bow Lake 918,07014,20065excellent
Tenkiller Ferry Lake 654,10012,90051excellent
Keystone Lake 557,60023,61023average
Oologah Lake 553,40029,64019average
Robert S. Kerr Reservoir 525,70043,80012poor
Foss Reservoir 437,0008,800average
Kaw Lake 428,60017,04025poor to average
Fort Gibson Lake 355,20014,90024good
Skiatook Lake 322,70010,19032good
Sardis Lake 274,33013,61020average
Waurika Lake 203,10010,10020average
Markham Ferry Reservoir (Lake Hudson) 200,30010,90018average
Webbers Falls Lake 170,10011,60015average
Hugo Lake 157,60013,25012poor
Lake Murray 153,2505,72827excellent
Sooner Lake 149,0005,40028excellent
Lake Altus-Lugert 132,8306,26021fair
Atoka Lake 125,0005,70022poor
Lake Thunderbird 119,6006,07020average
McGee Creek Reservoir 113,9303,81030excellent
Canton Lake 111,3107,91014average
Tom Steed Reservoir 109,2766,400--
Lake Ellsworth 92,5005,60017fair to poor
Lake Stanley Draper 87,2962,90030good
Fort Cobb Reservoir 80,0104,10020average
Lake Eucha 79,6002,86028excellent
Lake Hefner 75,0002,50030good
Lake of the Arbuckles 72,4002,35031excellent
Wister Lake 62,3607,3339average
Carl Blackwell Lake 61,5003,37018average
Lake Lawtonka 56,5742,39824good
Pine Creek Lake 53,7503,75014good
Lake W. R. Holway 48,00071267excellent
Copan Lake 43,4004,8509average
Lake Spavinaw 38,0001,58424excellent
Great Salt Plains Lake 31,2408,6904poor
Hulah Lake 31,1603,5709poor
Arcadia Lake 27,5201,82015average
Chouteau Reservoir 23,8402,270
Konawa Reservoir 23,0001,35017excellent
Shawnee Twin Lake, No. l 22,6001,33617good
Fuqua Lake 21,1001,50014average
Lake McMurtry 19,7331,15517average
Birch Lake 19,2001,13717good
Bluestem Lake 17,00076222average
Dripping Springs Lake 16,2001,15014excellent
Bellcow Lake 15,6131,15314average
Lake Overholser 13,526 [5] 1,581 [5] 16.9 max [5] fair to poor
Greenleaf Lake 14,72092016good
Lake Ponca 14,44080518good
Okmulgee Lake 14,17066821good
Wes Watkins Reservoir 14,0651,14212good
Fort Supply Lake 13,9001,8208fair to poor
Lake McAlester 13,3981,5219average
Lake R. C. Longmire 13,16291814good
Okemah Lake 13,10076117average
Elmer Thomas Lake 12,00033436excellent
Lake Humphreys 11,90084014good
Chickasha Lake 11,480 (est)82014good
Holdenville Lake 11,00055020average to good
Lake Yahola 4,000,000,000 US gallons (12,000 acre⋅ft)439nbsp;excellent

Source: Oklahoma Water Atlas http://www.owrb.ok.gov/news/publications/wa/wa.php. and http://www.owrb.ok.gov/quality/monitoring/bump/pdf_bump/2008/LakesReport.pdf, accessed Mar 1, 2011. Some inconsistencies exist between the two sources.

Public Reservoirs in Oklahoma
ReservoirNearby TownRiver BasinSurface AcresElevation MSL, ft. Maintained ByComments
Lake Altus-Lugert Altus North Fork of the Red River6,2601,547 [6] Bureau of Reclamation information and photos
American Horse Lake Geary 100 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7] information
Lake of the Arbuckles Sulphur Rock Creek3,127881.5 National Park Service information
Arcadia Lake Arcadia;Edmond Deep Fork 1,820974 Army Corps of Engineers [8] information
Atoka Lake Atoka North Boggy Creek5,700617Oklahoma City information
Bell Cow Lake Chandler, Oklahoma Bell Cow Creek1,153892City of Chandler
Birch Lake Barnsdall Birch Creek1,137695 Army Corps of Engineers [9]
Bluestem Lake Pawhuska Middle Bird Creek720876
Broken Bow Lake Broken Bow Mountain Fork River14,200627 Army Corps of Engineers information
Lake Burtschi Chickasha 180 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Canton Lake Canton North Canadian River 7,910974 Army Corps of Engineers information and photos
Carl Blackwell Lake Stillwater Stillwater Creek3,350977 Oklahoma State University [10]

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Cedar Lake Heavener Big Cedar Creek86900 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service information and photos; [12]
Chickasha Lake Caddo County, Oklahoma Spring Creek2086.81192City of Chickasha 
Chouteau Reservoir Chouteau Arkansas River2270511.5Corps of Engineers MKARNS L&D 17
Clayton Lake Clayton Peal Creek66665 information and photos
Claremore Lake Claremore Dog Creek470610City of Claremore
Clear Creek Lake Duncan Clear Creek6001148 
Copan Lake Copan Caney River 4,850 Army Corps of Engineers information
Lake Dahlgren Noble 30 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Dripping Springs Lake Okmulgee 1150 [13] 741 [13] City of Okmulgee information and photos
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Carl G. Etling Lake Boise City Carrizo Creek159 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Eucha Lake Eucha, Oklahoma Spavinaw Creek 2,800778City of Tulsa
Eufaula Lake Eufaula Canadian River 102,000585 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and videos
Evan Chambers Lake 80 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Fort Cobb Reservoir Fort Cobb Cobb Creek20001341 information and photos
Fort Gibson Lake Fort Gibson Grand River 19,900582 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and video
Fort Supply Lake Fort Supply Wolf Creek1,8002,400 Army Corps of Engineers information
Foss Reservoir Foss Washita River 5,9561,652Bureau of Reclamation information and photos
Newt Graham Reservoir Inola, Tulsa Port of Catoosa Arkansas River 1490532 Army Corps of Engineers
Grand Lake Grove, Afton, Langley Grand River 41,749 [4] Grand River Dam Authority information, photos and videos
Great Salt Plains Lake Jet, Cherokee Salt Fork Arkansas River 8,700 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and video
Greenleaf Lake Braggs Greenleaf Creek930 information and photos
John Paul Hammerschmidt Fort Smith, Arkansas, Moffett, Oklahoma Arkansas River 7,700392 Army Corps of Engineers
Heyburn Lake Kellyville Polecat Creek890 Army Corps of Engineers information
Holdenville Lake Holdenville Little River550
Hugo Lake Hugo Kiamichi River18,196404.5 (normal) Army Corps of Engineers information and video
Hulah Lake Copan Caney River 3,570 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos, and video
Lake Humphreys Stephens County, Oklahoma Wildhorse Creek882City of Duncan, Oklahoma
Konawa Reservoir Konawa Canadian River (Jumper Creek)1,350 Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company
Lake Jap Beaver 65 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Lake Jed Johnson Lawton Blue Beaver Creek57.5U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Kaw Lake Ponca City Arkansas River 17,0001,010 Army Corps of Engineers information and photos
Keystone Lake Sand Springs Arkansas River23,600 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and videos
Ellsworth Lake Lawton East Cache Creek5,000 information
Elmer Lake Kingfisher 601,119 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7] information and photos
Hefner Lake Oklahoma City 2,500 information, photos and video
Hudson Lake Locust Grove Grand River 12,000649 Grand River Dam Authority
Lone Chimney Lake Pawnee County Camp Creek550
W. D. Mayo Reservoir Le Flore County, Sequoyah County Arkansas River 1595413 Army Corps of Engineers
McGee Creek Reservoir Atoka McGee Creek3810577 
McMurtry Lake Stillwater North Stillwater Creek155950City of Stillwater
Nanih Waiyah Lake Tuskahoma 131594 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Jean Neustadt Lake Ardmore 462City of Ardmore
Oklahoma Lake Okmulgee ----
Oologah Lake Oologah, Nowata, Claremore Verdigris River29,500638 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and video
Optima Lake Hardesty Beaver River Army Corps of Engineers information
Overholser Lake Oklahoma City, Bethany, and Yukon North Canadian River 1,581 [5] 1,242City of Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust
Ozzie Cobb Lake Rattan Rock Creek116513 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Pine Creek Lake Fort Towson Little River (Red River) 3,750 Army Corps of Engineers information
Raymond Gary Lake Fort Towson Gates Creek263400 feet (120 m) (approx.) [14] Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Robert S. Kerr Reservoir Sallisaw Arkansas River 43,800478 Grand River Dam Authority information
Sardis Lake Clayton Jackfork River 14,360599 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and video
Schooler Lake 35 Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Skiatook Lake Skiatook Hominy Creek10,190714 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and video
Spavinaw Lake Spavinaw Spavinaw Creek1,636679
Tom Steed Reservoir Snyder Otter Creek6,4001,407
Tenkiller Lake Cookson, Vian, Gore, Park Hill, Tahlequah Illinois River12,900 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and videos
Texoma Lake Kingston Red River 93,000 Army Corps of Engineers information, photos and videos
Elmer Thomas Lake Lawton Little Medicine Creek3341,383 information, photos and video
Thunderbird Lake Norman Little River (Canadian River) 5,349The Bureau of Reclamation owns the dam, which is operated by the local Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District. [15]
Vanderwork Lake Gotebo Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Vincent Lake Arnett Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Watonga Lake Watonga Oklahoma Wildlife Department [7]
Waurika Lake Waurika Beaver Creek10,100 Army Corps of Engineers information and photos
Webbers Falls Lake Webbers Falls Arkansas River 11,600 Army Corps of Engineers
Wister Lake Wister Poteau River7,300 Army Corps of Engineers information and photos
W. R. Holway Lake Salina Grand River 712 Grand River Dam Authority
Yahola Lake Tulsa 400City of Tulsa

Lakes and reservoirs (alphabetically)

Tenkiller Ferry Lake and dam. USACE Tenkiller Lake and Dam.jpg
Tenkiller Ferry Lake and dam.
Lake Altus-Lugert lake of the United States of America

Lake Altus-Lugert, also known as Lake Altus and Lake Lugert is a reservoir located on the North Fork Red River, about 17 miles (27 km) north of Altus, Oklahoma on the former site of the town of Lugert, Oklahoma. The river is the boundary between Greer County and Kiowa County, Oklahoma. The lake is used for fishing, boating, swimming, and irrigation. This is also the principal water supply for Altus.

Lake of the Arbuckles

The Lake of the Arbuckles is a reservoir located in southern Oklahoma, 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Sulphur in Murray County. The lake covers 2,350 acres (950 ha) and is a principal water supply reservoir for the city of Ardmore, some 30 mi (48 km) to the southwest. It also supplies water to the cities of Sulphur, Davis, Wynnewood and a large oil refinery near Wynnewood. The lake also provides flood control, fish and wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities.

Arcadia Lake (Oklahoma)

Arcadia Lake is a reservoir in Northeastern Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States. The lake is located northeast of Oklahoma City in eastern Edmond, just east of Interstate 35.

Lake Altus-Lugert is located in the rugged Quartz Mountain region of Oklahoma. Altuslake-2.jpg
Lake Altus-Lugert is located in the rugged Quartz Mountain region of Oklahoma.

Canton Lake is a lake in Blaine and Dewey Counties in Oklahoma, near Longdale and Canton. Its main source of water is the North Canadian River. It is about an hour away from Enid. The lake serves as a municipal water supply reservoir for Oklahoma City, which pays to have water released from the lake for water-supply purposes.

Carl Blackwell Lake is 8 miles (13 km) west of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Primarily a recreational area, it is almost mid way between Tulsa and Oklahoma City. It was constructed in 1937. The lake is owned and operated by Oklahoma State University (OSU).

Cedar Lake is in Le Flore County, Oklahoma inside the Ouachita National Forest. Considered a part of Indian Nations National Scenic and Wildlife Area, it is about 12 miles (19 km) south of Heavener, Oklahoma, and 40 miles (64 km) west of Mena, Arkansas.

A satellite photo of Keystone Lake illustrates the sinuous nature of most large Oklahoma man-made lakes Keystone Lake aerial map.jpg
A satellite photo of Keystone Lake illustrates the sinuous nature of most large Oklahoma man-made lakes
Mt. Scott in the Wichita Mountains looms over Lake Lawtonka. Lake Lawtonka and Mount Scott and Migrating Geese.jpg
Mt. Scott in the Wichita Mountains looms over Lake Lawtonka.

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Altus, Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, United States

Altus is a city and the county seat in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 19,813 at the 2010 census, a loss of 7.7 percent compared to 21,454 at the 2000 census.

Lake Overholser lake of the United States of America

Lake Overholser is a reservoir within the city limits of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Lake Overholser is formed by Overholser Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The lake is 2.9 miles (4.7 km) west of Bethany. Lake Overholser is named after Ed Overholser who was the 16th Mayor of the City of Oklahoma City.

Fort Cobb Reservoir

Fort Cobb Reservoir is a reservoir located in Caddo County in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It impounds the waters of Cobb (Pond) Creek and Lake Creek. The lake covers approximately 4,000 acres (16 km²) of water and 45 mi (72 km) of shoreline. Its drainage area is 285 square miles (740 km2). It was constructed in 1958. The towns of Carnegie, Fort Cobb, and Eakly are located nearby.

Konawa Reservoir is a reservoir located in Seminole County, Oklahoma. The lake covers approximately 1,350 acres (5.5 km2) and has a capacity of 23,000 acre feet (28,000,000 m3). It is owned by Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) Company. and was constructed in 1968-70, to provide cooling for a nearby gas-fired electric power generation plant. It impounds Jumper Creek, about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the city of Konawa, Oklahoma.

McGee Creek Reservoir is a reservoir in Atoka County, Oklahoma. It impounds the waters of McGee Creek and several smaller streams, including Potapo, Panther, Little Bugaboo, Bear, Blue, Mill, and Crooked creeks, all of which are tributaries of Muddy Boggy River. According to the Bureau of Reclamation (BuRec), the reservoir was designed to extend 14 miles (23 km) up McGee Creek and 9 miles (14 km) up Potapo Creek when the water is at "conservation level.

Tom Steed Reservoir

Created in 1975, Tom Steed Reservoir is a reservoir in Kiowa County, Oklahoma, 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of the city of Snyder, Oklahoma. The reservoir area was created by damming West Otter Creek and diverting flows of Elk Creek through the Bretch Diversion Canal by Mountain Park Dam. Tom Steed Reservoir is the main feature of the Mountain Park Project of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It provides municipal and industrial water to the cities of Snyder, Altus, and Frederick, as well as the Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area.

Lake Jed Johnson lake of the United States of America

Lake Jed Johnson, named for Jed Johnson (1888–1963), is third largest of thirteen small reservoirs in the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, located in southwestern Oklahoma. Lawton, Oklahoma, southeast of the lake and the fourth largest city in the state, is the nearest major population center. Smaller communities of Cache, Medicine Park and Meers lie north of the lake.

Deep Fork River river in Oklahoma, United States of America

The Deep Fork River is an Oklahoma tributary of the North Canadian River. The headwaters flow from northern Oklahoma City and the river empties into the North Canadian River, now impounded by Lake Eufaula.

Lake Ellsworth is a lake in Caddo and Comanche counties in the state of Oklahoma in the United States. It was built by the City of Lawton, Oklahoma in 1962, primarily to serve as a water supply source for Lawton and the surrounding area. The nearest community is Elgin, Oklahoma.

Quartz Mountain Nature Park

Quartz Mountain Nature Park is located in southwest Oklahoma at the western end of the Wichita Mountains, 13 miles (21 km) east of Mangum, Oklahoma and 20 miles (32 km) north of Altus, Oklahoma. The nearest community is Lone Wolf, Oklahoma, about 9 miles (14 km) northeast of the park. It is operated by Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. The park began as a 158.3 acre tract adjacent to Lake Altus donated to the state by local residents, who had bought the land for $51.58. It was designated as Quartz Mountain State Park, one of the original seven Oklahoma State Parks designated in 1935. Additional land has been donated since then, and the park now encompasses 4,540 acres (18.4 km2). The park occupies land on the west side of Lake Altus-Lugert, which was originally built in 1927, then expanded in 1940 and renamed Lake Altus-Lugert. The park contains 4,284 acres (17.34 km2) of land and more than 6,000 acres (24 km2) of water.

Quartz Mountains

The Quartz Mountains are an extension of the Wichita Mountains in the far southwestern part of the state of Oklahoma. According to the Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture, the range was originally formed about 550 million years ago as a "failed continental rift". It was uplifted about 300 million years ago and has since weathered into its current condition. The unique geography provides cover for the most northerly population of live oak, quercus fusiformis. This rare oak is generally regarded as the most cold hardy evergreen oak.

Sardis Lake (Oklahoma) lake of the United States of America

Sardis Lake is a reservoir in Pushmataha County and Latimer County in Oklahoma, USA, named for the now-defunct town of Sardis, Oklahoma. The dam impounding the lake is located approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Clayton.

Little River (Red River tributary) river in Oklahoma and Arkansas, United States of America

The Little River is a tributary of the Red River, with a total length of 217 miles (349 km), 130 miles (210 km) in southeastern Oklahoma and 87 miles (140 km) in southwestern Arkansas. in southeastern Oklahoma and southwestern Arkansas in the United States. Via the Red, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River. Six large reservoirs impound the Little River and its tributaries. The drainage basin of the river totals 4,204 square miles (10,890 km2), 2,204 square miles (5,710 km2) in Oklahoma and 2,036 square miles (5,270 km2) in Arkansas. The Little River and its upper tributaries are popular for recreational canoeing and kayaking.

Elmer Thomas Lake is a lake in Comanche County in the state of Oklahoma in the United States. It is located on the boundary between the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge and Fort Sill military base. The lake is named for an Oklahoma lawyer and politician, Elmer Thomas (1876-1965), who lived in Lawton and represented Oklahoma's 6th Congressional District in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1922 until 1926, then was elected as U.S. Senator, where he served until 1950.

Rock Creek reservoir, also known as Scott King reservoir, is 7 miles (11 km) north of the city of Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma in the United States. Created in 1979, it is operated by the city of Ardmore as a water supply recreational area. The lake has a normal surface area of 232 acres (94 ha) with 5 miles (8 km) of shoreline and a mean depth of 14.5 feet (4.4 m). The lake has a capacity of 3,550 acre feet (4,380,000 m3).

Located four miles North of Atoka in Southeastern Oklahoma, Lake Atoka was constructed in 1959 by the city of Oklahoma City; it supplies water to Lake Stanley Draper in Oklahoma City through a 60-inch pipeline. The lake has a surface area of 5,477 acre-feet with an average depth of 26 feet within 70 miles of shoreline and a capacity of 105,195 acre-feet.

Lake Carl Albert is a reservoir in Latimer County, Oklahoma, United States. The lake was formed as a result of the Scs-Rock Creek Site-02 dam on Rock Creek and is used for flood control, drinking water and recreation purposes. Construction was completed in 1964. Its normal surface area is 183 acres (74 ha). It is owned by the town of Talihina.

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