Grand Lake is patrolled by the Grand River Dam Authority. Copies of the complete GRDA Rules and Regulations maybe picked up at the GRDA Lake Patrol Office located near the Pensacola Dam in Langley and at most area marinas. The booklet offers rules and regulations for all GRDA owned and operated waters. Grand Lake O' The Cherokees, Hudson and W. R. Holway Reservoir. The Authority feels confident that the rules and regulations reflect the Lake's and Green Country's best interests. For information you may call 918 256-5545 or the Lake Patrol phone is 918 782-9594
Enjoy our beautiful waters, but be safe.
WATER SAFETY TIPS...
As more and more boats continue to operate on Grand Lake for recreation, safe boating becomes increasingly important to prevent accidents, injuries and death.
The basic rules that apply to yachts, ski boats, bass boats and other power boats, also apply to all types of personal watercraft. Please remember these simple safety tips.
Wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket. Keep a safe distance from beaches, swimmers and boaters.
Turn or change course carefully so other boaters can predict your direction. Legal running lights are required to operate at night.
Never operate personal watercraft when visibility is limited.
Do not jump wake near boats producing the wake or interfere with the skiers.
Know and understand the marine rules of the road.
Observe speed limits and regulations.
Take a marine safety course.
Observe 5 MPH no wake areas.
These simple, common sense practices will assure safe boating for all recreational users of Grand Lake.