Grand Lake O' The Cherokees
The Pensacola Dam is the largest multiple arch dam in the world, spanning 5,145 feet with 51 arches. The dam has 21 floodgates on the main spillway and 21 on the east spillways.
Standing 150 feet above the river bed, Pensacola Dam holds the waters that form Grand Lake.
Map to The Pensacola Dam
Grand Lake is some 66 Miles Long and has around 1,300 miles of shoreline, surrounding approximately 47,000 surface acres of water. With a surface elevation of 742 feet above sea level.
Grand Lake O' the Cherokees is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Oklahoma and is the largest lake in the state. The Pensacola Dam is located between the towns of Langley and Disney.
Tours of the historic Pensacola Dam are held between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Pensacola Dam Hwy 28 E Disney, OK