Cherokee Area at Grand Lake State Park is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the shore of Grand Lake O' The Cherokees, one of Oklahoma's largest lakes with 46,500 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. The park consists of several smaller parks that are located near the Pensacola Dam and around the lake. The area is known for great fishing and a variety of water sports. Amenities include picnic sites, a group shelter, campsites, playgrounds, comfort stations, lighted boat ramp and a 9-hole golf course.
The lakeside area features a beach for swimming, 12 RV sites, 15 tent sites, a playground, group shelter and comfort station. The Grand View area features four RV sites with electric service only, 45 tent sites, a group shelter and comfort station. The Riverside area, located below the Pensacola Dam, features 18 RV sites, 50 tent sites, a group shelter, boat ramp with access to the river and a comfort station. The Grand Cherokee area, also located below the Pensacola Dam, features 13 RV sites with full hookups including 50 amp electric and pull-thru services.