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Here are the 47 lakes we have listed within USA > Southwest > Oklahoma - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.

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Lake Name Elevation in feet Lake Description
Fort Supply Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
2,004 Fort Supply Lake Message Forums With 1,800 acres of clear water, Fort Supply Lake in Woodward County, Oklahoma is an outdoor enthusiast's ideal recreational area. The lake is located one mile south of the town of Fort Supply, in Oklahoma's Red Carpet Country. The area is characterized by huge mesas, gypsum sand dunes, and distinctive ...
Canton Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,615 Canton Lake is an expansive body of water in northwestern Oklahoma's Red Carpet Country (named for its red soil). The United States Army Corps of Engineers constructed Canton Lake in 1948 in this land of gigantic mesas, rocky buttes and gypsum sand dunes. It is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts ...
Lake Altus-Lugert
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,559 Lake Altus-Lugert Message Forums Also known as: Lugert-Altus Reservoir
Lake Altus-Lugert is a 6,260-acre reservoir nestled in the Great Plains region of Southwest Oklahoma. The lake is located 17 miles north of the town of Altus on the former site of the town of Lugert, hence the name Altus-Lugert. Lake Altus-Lugert had its beginnings in 1927 when Altus built Altus dam ...
Sportsman Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,504 Sportsman Lake Pictures Sportsman Lake Message Forums Sportsman Lake is a 354-acre flood control and recreation lake located east of the town of Seminole in central Oklahoma. Hidden in a 1400-acre wildlife refuge, the lake offers a variety of activities including boating, hiking, swimming, fishing, and camping. Sportsman Lake is best known for fishing ...
Tom Steed Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,414 Tom Steed Lake Message Forums Also known as: Tom Steed Reservoir
Tom Steed Lake lies on West Otter Creek, nestled in the heart of the Great Plains Country, north of the Oklahoma-Texas border. Boasting 31 miles of shoreline and 6,400 surface acres, the Mountain Park Dam and lake were created to provide municipal and industrial water to the cities of Snyder, Altus, ...
Lake Lawtonka
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,343 Lake Lawtonka Pictures Lake Lawtonka Message Forums Lake Lawtonka is a 2,400-acre reservoir with just under 20 miles of shoreline located in Comanche County, part of Great Plains Country in southwestern Oklahoma. The city of Lawton constructed Lake Lawtonka for water supply purposes in 1907 by damming Medicine Bluff Creek. Built in the shadows of the ...
Fort Cobb Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,342 Fort Cobb Lake Message Forums Also known as: Fort Cobb Reservoir
Fort Cobb Lake is in the beautiful Great Plains Country region of southwestern Oklahoma surrounded by plains, prairies and hills. The Great Plains, significant to America's frontier days, is an area of charm, Native American legends and cowboy tales. The lake, like the land surrounding it, is vast ...
Lake Overholser
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,242 Lake Overholser Pictures Lake Overholser Message Forums Constructed in 1919, Lake Overholser is the oldest and smallest of three reservoirs that serve Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Connected to nearby Lake Hefner by a canal, this 1,500 acre lake was built to support a still operating water treatment plant. Named after the city's 16th mayor, Ed Overholser, Lake ...
Lake Ellsworth
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,235 Lake Ellsworth Pictures Lake Ellsworth Message Forums Lake Ellsworth is a 5,600-acre reservoir nestled in the Great Plains region of Southwest Oklahoma. The City of Lawton completed Ellsworth Dam in 1962, creating Lake Ellsworth to provide water to area residents and a recreational destination for tourists. Lake Ellsworth is actually the larger of two ...
Lake Hefner
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,199 Lake Hefner Pictures Lake Hefner Message Forums The Hefner Dam was completed in 1947, creating a lake with a surface area of 2,500 acres and an 18 mile long shoreline. Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Lake Hefner was built to increase the water supply for Oklahoma City. It was named after Robert A. Hefner, who served as the city's mayor from 1939 ...
Lake Stanley Draper
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,186 Lake Stanley Draper Message Forums Also known as: Lake Draper
Lake Stanley Draper is a big city lake in the big city! Formed in 1963 to provide a water source for Oklahoma City, Lake Draper has also proved to be a great addition to recreation in the Frontier Country Region. The 2900-acre reservoir is 'filled' by pipeline from Lake Atoka and McGee Creek Reservoir ...
Great Salt Plains Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,125 Great Salt Plains Lake Message Forums With over 8,600 acres of water and 41 miles of shoreline, Great Salt Plains Lake in northern Oklahoma's Red Carpet Country is an outdoor enthusiast's ideal destination. Great Salt Plains Lake is located in a natural basin that has red shale bluffs and sandy beaches near the dam and salt plains on ...
Lake Thunderbird
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,039 Lake Thunderbird Pictures Lake Thunderbird Message Forums Also known as: Thunderbird Reservoir, Thunderbird Lake
No place could be better suited to recreation than Oklahoma's Lake Thunderbird. Located in the Frontier Country Region, Lake Thunderbird provides recreational opportunities to residents and visitors to the town of Norman. The Lake Thunderbird State Park is the only state park in Oklahoma situated within ...
Kaw Lake
(Kansas, USA / Oklahoma, USA)
1,010 Kaw Lake Pictures Kaw Lake Message Forums Also known as: Kaw Reservoir
Kaw Lake is a large lake covering an area of 17,000 acres. Its three fingerlike "arms" lie in two midwestern states, Oklahoma and Kansas. Kaw Lake is fairly new; it was started in the 1960's and completed in 1972 for purposes of flood control, hydropower, navigation, water supply, water quality, recreation, ...
Arcadia Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
1,006 Arcadia Lake Pictures Arcadia Lake is one of the Southwest's newest lakes. In the Frontier Country Region of central Oklahoma, forest meets grassland to create a unique area called the Cross Timbers. This unusual environment is the home of Arcadia Lake, the perfect place to swim, fish, camp, hike and simply enjoy the ...
Waurika Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
951 Waurika Lake Message Forums Also known as: Waurika Reservoir, Lake Waurika
Located on Beaver Creek, a tributary of the Red River, Waurika Lake was created to provide flood damage reduction, irrigation, water supply, water quality, and recreation for the Beaver Creek Valley. Managed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Waurika Lake originated in 1963, when the dam was authorized ...
Sooner Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
927 Sooner Lake Pictures Sooner Lake Message Forums Also known as: Sooner Reservoir
Sooner Lake is a sprawling 5,400-acre reservoir in Pawnee and Noble Counties, Oklahoma. Constructed in 1972 as a source of cooling water for the coal fired Oklahoma Gas and Electric Power Plant, Sooner Lake has become one of the area's most enjoyed recreational and fishing lakes. Facilities include ...
Konawa Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
924 Konawa Lake Message Forums Also known as: Konawa Reservoir, Lake Konawa
Located in south central Oklahoma's Arbuckle Country, Konawa Lake is a world class bass fishing lake that is open for fun and enjoyment all year. Constructed and owned by OG&E in the town of Konawa, the reservoir was built to produce electricity and to provide cooling water to the power plant but the ...
Arbuckle Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
872 Arbuckle Lake Pictures Arbuckle Lake Message Forums Also known as: Lake of the Arbuckles, Lake Arbuckles, Lake Arbuckle, Arbuckle Reservoir
Oklahoma's Chickasaw National Recreation Area draws over three and a half million visitors a year and their main attraction is Lake of the Arbuckles. Located in southcentral Oklahoma, Arbuckle Lake is part of the scenic Arbuckle Country Tourism Region. Those driving Interstate 35 will find this wonderful ...
Lake Eucha
(Oklahoma, USA)
778 Lake Eucha Message Forums Lake Eucha is a 2,860-acre reservoir with 48 miles of shoreline located in Delaware County of northeastern Oklahoma. This tourism region is called "Green Country" due to the emerald hills that contain more than half of Oklahoma's state parks. The city of Tulsa constructed Lake Eucha for water supply ...
Heyburn Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
762 Heyburn Lake Message Forums In the Green Country of northeastern Oklahoma, Heyburn Lake lies in a setting of gently sloping hills with a thickly wooded area that celebrates each season with a new backdrop of beauty. With 920 acres of water and 52 miles of shoreline, Heyburn Lake is open for fun year round, 24 hours a day. An ...
Birch Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
751 Birch Lake Message Forums Also known as: Birch Reservoir, Lake Birch
Birch Lake is nestled into northeast Oklahoma's Green Country. Fall and spring turn the prairie grasses and hardwood tree leaves around the lake into rusted yellows, burnt oranges and boiling reds. Blooming wildflowers add splashes of color to the landscape. An impoundment of Birch Creek, the lake was ...
Grand Lake O'the Cherokees
(Oklahoma, USA)
745 Grand Lake O'the Cherokees Pictures Also known as: Grand Lake Over the Cherokees
Grand Lake O' the Cherokees stands out as a sapphire jewel tucked into the northeastern Oklahoma landscape. Created in 1940, the reservoir stretches for 46,500 acres and offers explorers more than 1,300 miles of shoreline to investigate. Known for its incredible scenery and wealth of recreation activities, ...
Hulah Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
733 Hulah Lake Message Forums Nestled in emerald hills, Hulah Lake and its surrounding lands are an outdoor enthusiast's dream location. Located in Osage County, in northeastern Oklahoma's Green Country, Hulah Lake is an Army Corps of Engineers lake project with thousands of acres dedicated to pursuit of outdoor happiness. Completed ...
Keystone Lake
(Oklahoma, USA)
723 Keystone Lake Pictures Keystone Lake is an impressive 26,000-acre recreational gem located in north-central Oklahoma, just 15 miles west of Tulsa. Natural beauty surrounds the diverse 330-mile shoreline with sandstone bluffs, sandy beaches, steep hills of oak, hickory and cedar, and rolling sandstone hills covered with scrub ...
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