Wear your life jacket this summer!

With over 70,000 surface acres of lake waters across Grand and Hudson, along with the W.R. Holway Reservoir and the scenic Illinois River under its control, the Grand River Dam Authority’s commitment to stewardship of Oklahoma’s natural resources and popular recreation areas is broad. Whether you are sailing on the wide-open waters of Grand Lake, […]

GRDA opens up property for controlled hunts in the fall

As it opens some of its Ottawa County property for controlled hunts this coming fall, the Grand River Dam Authority is announcing that the public can now register for those hunts online. The registration period to apply for next season’s deer, waterfowl and turkey hunts will run from June 1 through July 31. Starting June […]

GRDA Offers Safe Boating Tips for Memorial Day Weekend

The countdown to Memorial Day Weekend is underway. Not only does the upcoming holiday weekend mark the traditional beginning of the summer boating season on Grand and Hudson, but it will also be one of the busiest weekends on the lakes. As thousands of boaters and lake enthusiasts return to the waters, the Grand River […]

GRDA Police offer floating tips for Memorial Day weekend

“We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the beautiful natural resources we have here in Northeast Oklahoma,” said GRDA’s Justin Alberty. “But as you do so, please remember that enjoyable outings on the water always start with floating smart, safe and sober.” GRDA Police are sharing the following “Do’s and Don’ts” to keep in […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11 AM on Wednesday, May 15: Grand Lake elevation was 745.03 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 314 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 12,882 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 11 AM on Tuesday, May 14: Grand Lake elevation was 745.07 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 631 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,221 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 10 AM on Sunday, May 12: Grand Lake elevation was 745.76 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, one (1) main spillway gate was open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 8,467 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,560 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 1 PM on Saturday, May 11: Grand Lake elevation was 746.36 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) main spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 18,100 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,447 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At 10 AM on Saturday, May 11: Grand Lake elevation was 746.49 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, two (2) main spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 18,100 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,447 […]

Floodwater Release Bulletin

At noon on Wednesday, May 8: Grand Lake elevation was 748.23 feet. At the direction of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, three (3) main spillway gates were open at Pensacola Dam, discharging 32,019 cubic feet per second (cfs) of water. Six (6) units were online at the Pensacola Dam powerhouse, releasing 13,560 cfs […]