REBECCA BREWER YOUR LAKE SKIATOOK ‘LAKE EXPERT’
Skiatook houses one of the cleanest and clearest lakes in Oklahoma. Skiatook lake sits approximately 4 miles West of Skiatook and 11 miles East of Hominy and is an approximate 25-minute drive from downtown Tulsa. Skiatook Lake was completed in 1984 by the US ARMY Corps of Engineers for the purpose of water supply, water quality, flood control, recreation, as well as fish and wildlife management. The Lake’s surface area is approximately 10,500 acres and there are approximately 160 miles of natural shoreline.
The 7 recreational parks on Skiatook lake include Tall Chief Cove, Skiatook Point, Osage Park, Black Dog, Twin Points, Bull Creek, and Hominy Landing all of which offer boat launching. Other amenities offered by these various parks include camp sites, charcoal grills, swimming beaches, picnic areas, and rest rooms. Camp sites are located at Tall Chief Cove, Twin Points, and Bull Creek. The two Marinas housed on Skiatook lake include Cross Timbers Marina and Crystal Bay Marina. Cross Timbers Marina has an onsite restaurant called The Lakeside Grill and also offers rental cabins. The two event venues located on Skiatook lake are The Springs and The Clint Hills Gathering Place, both of which are popular wedding venues.
Skiatook Lake resides in 5 different school districts including Skiatook, Sperry, Hominy, Prue, and Sand Springs.
Keystone Lake in Green County is located just 20 minutes west of Tulsa. Scenic Keystone Lake is situated on the Banks of 26,000 acres.
Beautiful Oologh Lake provides a great getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking, camping or just a drifting over the sky blue waters.