Also nested in the foothills of the Ozark Plateau in northeast Oklahoma, Grand Lake is a popular lake to escape the summer heat and get out on the water. Encompassing over 46,500 acres, there are many coves and places to find solitude kayaking, canoeing, or stand-up paddle boarding.
Whether you’re a beginner just starting out or an experienced kayaker, Lake Murray is the perfect spot to paddle around and have some fun. The lake is large and offers plenty of room for kayakers to explore, and there are plenty of places to find good fishing spots.
Lake Hefner is another excellent place to kayak on weekends or after work if you live near Oklahoma City. Bring your own paddling gear or rent stand-up paddleboards or kayaks from Riversport OKC. You can also learn to sail here!
Lake Bixhoma is a small lake south of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The lake is a tucked-away gem perfect for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, and canoeing. It is free to paddle here, and due to its size, there typically isn’t much traffic in the area.