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The Tenkiller Lodge is the ideal location if you're looking for a wide variety of things to explore. Nestled between the Illinois River, Lake Tenkiller, and Tahlequah, the area is great for shopping, recreational water activities, and countless places to discover! ‚Äč

While you are here, we encourage you to plan your day with the various activities we have to offer. Please feel free to click on any of the photos and icons below for more information and local favorites!

Live Music

Live Music

Keep your eye out for live music performances in this area! Whether you're in Cookson at The Deck, or in downtown Tahlequah, the music scene is thriving with local talent! (Pictured: White Trash Banditos)

The Deck

The Deck

Looking for live music, fun atmosphere, and amazing tacos? The Deck is the place to be! Check out their Facebook page for more information!

Thank you Lauren!

Thank you Lauren!

Lauren is a local who helped us compile some of the photos you will find on this website. We appreciate you help Lauren!

Thank you Kaylee!

Thank you Kaylee!

Kaylee helped provide many of the photos you will find on this website. Thanks so much for your help Kaylee!

Cherokee Nation Court House

Cherokee Nation Court House

Tahlequah is the headquarters for the Cherokee Nation. We encourage you to take a stroll in downtown Tahlequah to catch a view of the beautiful courtyard square or review the "Visit Cherokee Nation" website to plan a day trip!

The Branch

The Branch

Looking for a casual place to refresh? The Branch is the perfect place for a burger or drink. With live music and a great atmosphere, The Branch is a great place for a mid-day stop!

Northeastern State University

Northeastern State University

Have you taken a stroll about NSU's campus? Its beautiful landscape is the perfect place for a picnic or a day trip with many events to participate in.

Illinois River

Illinois River

Looking for kayaking or floating adventures? The Illinois River is the perfect place for you! This is a great summer activity for large groups and families. A special thanks to Jessie for providing photos for this website. We appreciate you Jessie!

Thank you Lauren!

Thank you Lauren!

Lauren is another local who has contributed to the website's photos. We appreciate you Lauren!

Thank you Lisa!

Thank you Lisa!

Photos from The Deck were provided by Lisa. Her and her team would love to see you down at the Deck for Taco Tuesday! Make sure to go visit!

Thank you Katie!

Thank you Katie!

Katie also has provided amazing photos on this website. Thank you Katie!

Fun for all ages!

Fun for all ages!

Looking for family activities? We have many options to choose from! Whether you are looking for outdoor or indoor adventures, the Green Country area has a great variety of choices for you and your family.

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TEL: +1-918-453-9000   

E-MAIL: information@tenkillerlodge.com

FAX:  (918) 453-0993

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The Branch

Looking for a casual place to refresh? The Branch is the perfect place for a burger or drink. With live music and a great atmosphere, The Branch is a great place for a mid-day stop!

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