Red Fern Festival & more Summer fun at Lake Tenkiller Oklahoma

The anticipation of summer is in the air! Planning time at the lake can be one of the most relaxing experiences ever. Temperatures start moving toward the 80’s for the highs and in the 60’s for the lows. It is not uncommon to have several days of rain, which does help maintain a good lake level.

The biggest organized event in April 2014 is the Red Fern Festival held in Tahlequah. The festival celebrates the novel “Where the Red Fern Grows” written by Wilson Rawls a Tahlequah area native. The two-day festival includes BBQ and Chili cook-offs, a car show, arts and crafts along with live music and plenty of other events. What a great transition from April to May 2014, giving a terrific kick off to summer season at the lake. Go to for a complete list of details.

Other activities going on in April 2014 include

– April 25 – May 25, 2014 Cherokee Heritage Center showcases the 42nd Annual Trail of Tears Art show and sale.

– April 25-26 Red Fern Festival

– April 2014The Cookson Game Refuge access via foot, horse or mountain bike

Terrapin Peak Bed, Breakfast & Beyond is just two miles from the lake. Come enjoy the fun and relaxation at Lake Tenkiller

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