THE GREAT OUTDOORS
The Illinois River offers a moderate current, perfect for a float destination.
Rent a boat and enjoy the lake like the locals. Burnt Cabin and Cookson Bend Marina are both full-service and will provide everything you need.
Location: Sequoyah and Cherokee Counties
Located in Sequoyah State Park on Fort Gibson Lake, Paradise Cover Marina full-service marina offers pontoon, paddle boat or aqua trike rentals.
This preserve is the largest privately protected conservation area in the Ozarks. This 17,000-acre landscape within Oklahoma’s rolling Cookson Hills provides habitat for many uncommon birds.
Location: Cherokee County
3.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail near Tahlequah. Views include river and trails are rated moderate. Pets and Horses are allowed.