GRDA Police share floating, boating tips ahead of busy July 4 holiday

Jun 27, 2023

When it comes to safe boating, it ALWAYS begins with life jacket use. The GRDA Police encourage all river and lake visitors to wear their life jackets!

As water enthusiasts across the region gear up for the July 4 holiday on Grand Lake, Lake Hudson and the scenic Illinois River, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department wants to help them stay safe during their visit.

Of course, boating, and floating, safe, smart, and sober is the best way to promote fun outings on the water. However, there are several other things you can do to make safety a priority while still enjoying your visit.

Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind anytime you visit the visit the lakes or river:

For more information about the GRDA Police Department or how an officer can assist the public, contact the department at 918-256-0911. Additionally, you can reach GRDA Scenic Rivers Operations at 918-456-3251. The office is located at 15971 OK-10, Tahlequah, OK 74464.