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  Nestled in the Ozark mountains next to Lake Tenkiller, the Tenkiller Lodge is ideally situated in the historic town of Park Hill Oklahoma and some of the states finest outdoor recreation. Our lodge is equipped to handle the requirements of the business professional while offering a relaxing vacation environment. Whether you are planning your stay with us on business or play, you are sure to find our lodge the perfect place to begin your day trips. On this page you will find some additional ideas to add to your site seeing and fun while staying at the Tenkiller Lodge.

Other Facts:
Location: Cherokee County is located in northeastern Oklahoma.
Climate: The average precipitation is 57.0 inches yearly in this area. January's average temperature is 41.4° Fahrenheit and July's average is 80.0° Fahrenheit.
County Seat: Tahlequah
Land Area: 776 square miles of hilly and rugged landscape and bluffs
  • Cherokee Casino
          Indian Gaming and Resturant operated by the Cherokee Nation.      
  • NSU Seminary Hall
          Built in 1889, this is the oldest building on campus, which was originally founded in 1851 as the Cherokee National Female Seminary.      
  • Cherokee Heritage Center
          Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the Cherokee Heritage Center is where visitors can learn more about Cherokee history.      
  • Tsa La Gi Ancient Village
          Located on the grounds of the Cherokee Heritage Center, this replica of a 1600s period Cherokee village is set up as it would have existed then.      
  • J.T. Nickel Family Nature & Wildlife Preserve
          The J.T. Nickel family has donated the 15,000-acre J-5 Ranch, in the western edge of the Ozark eco-region, to The Nature Conservancy.      
  • Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission
          The Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission is a state agency that regulates three of the six scenic rivers in Oklahoma.      
  • NDN Art and Frame Gallery
          This Cherokee owned gallery features authentic Indian art and hand crafted gifts from various award winning artists.      
  • Hanging Rock Camp
          Canoe and raft float trip outfitter for the Illinois River.      
  • Cherokee Trails Golf Course
          Public 9-hole golf course.      
  • Tahlequah City Golf Course
          Public 9-hole golf course with driving range, putting green and snack bar.      
  • Illinois River
          Natural scenic area located in the upper 70 miles of the river. Noted for its beauty, the Illinois River is nestled in the heart of the Oklahoma Ozarks with its ever changing oak-hickory forest. Several locations are availabe to offer canoeing, rafting, kayaks, and float trips.      
  • Cherry Springs Golf Course
          Public 18-hole golf course with driving range, putting green, pro shop and restaurant. This course has water hazards coming into play on many holes.      
  • Elephant Rock Nature Park
          This nature park offers its guests a true nature experience with 120 acres of posted nature trails to enjoy with access to the Illinois River.      
  • Keetoowah Gaming Center
          Indian bingo and casino gaming center operated by the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees.      
  • Cherohawk Trading Company
          Authentic Indian arts & crafts including mocassins, leggings, pouches, bead work, pipes, tomahawks, shields, lances, knives, and wood carvings.      
  • Cherokee Nation Gift Shop
          A variety of traditional Cherokee handmade art is available for purchase, including Cherokee baskets, traditional musical and beaded items, paintings, prints, pottery and more.      
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