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Grand Lake
9/1/2023

Little road trip after work (1/2 day) to the Grand Lake area.

   1st stop - Spavinaw Lake   

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Nestled in the hills south of Grand Lake along OK-82 (also OK-20). 

Spavinaw Creek feeds into the Neosho River, which flows out of Grand Lake.

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   2nd stop - Pensacola Dam at Grand Lake   

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The dam is not very high, but is very wide, roughly a mile wide.

When the water levels coming out of the dam are low, the area below the dam in a playground for off-road vehicles.

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   3rd stop - Sail Boat Bridge on Grand Lake   

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Some call it "Sailboat" Bridge, but either way you spell it, it's a bridge with a very clean design, opened in 2001.

At almost 3/4 of a mile in length, it's a very smooth ride over the lake.

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