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Your Guide to Relocating to Lake Eufaula


We love it here at Lake Eufaula, and if you are looking to relocate, we’ve put together 20 of our favorite reasons to make the move. Check out some of our favorite things about living here.

We love it here at Lake Eufaula, and if you are looking to relocate, we’ve put together 20 of our favorite reasons to make the move. 

Check out some of our favorite things about living here:

Work/Life Balance:

Looking for a slower pace of life where you can unwind? You’ll find it here. There’s plenty to do on the water, but it’s also a laid back place to live. The beauty of the lake area is great to live life at a more peaceful pace.


Lake Eufaula offers more things than we can even list. From boating and fun activities on the water to hiking, camping, golf at Fountainhead Creek Golf Course, or great local eats like Dobber’s Roadhouse, there’s lots to keep you busy.

Unspoiled Nature:

Natural beauty is one of the most amazing things Lake Eufaula has to offer. Enjoy a nature walk through Belle Starr Park or sit and watch bald eagles flying and hunting around the Dam

Watersports on the Lake:

Love adventure? Get your heart racing with jet skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and other sports on the lake. Lake Eufaula boat rentals have you covered if you don’t own your own boat or jetski.

Escape from the Stress of the City:

Lay a blanket by the Dam Overlook, enjoy a good book, or find your zen! We love the pace of life here.


Live and work in a place with a strong sense of community and plenty of activities for adults, kids, and your furry friends.


Lake Eufaula is able to offer a peaceful place to live with a lower cost of living than the national average which means an affordable place to call home and more disposable income for play. We call that a win!

State Parks:

Lake Eufaula State Park is a vast 102,000 that’s a fave for families. The Nature Center always has something fun to do with hands-on exhibits to learn more about native wildlife, while the playground is great for entertaining kids. For something more adventurous, the Lake Eufaula Stables offer pony rides, and Hummingbird Beach is home to a free 18-hole disc golf course.

You can also explore Arrowhead State Park for picnic shelters, playgrounds, trails, a mini golf course, swimming area, equestrian stables and mountain bike trails! There are countless other parks in the area as well.

Fishing, Fishing, and Fishing:

Catch your limit of crappie, perch, bass, walleye, bluegill, sunfish, or catfish in the Lake Eufaula waters, or check out the annual fishing tourney! Anglers come from all over to check out the amazing fishing in these waters.

Natural Beauty:

Catch an amazing sunset for an Instagram post, or enjoy it real time with someone special. Walk around the miles of shoreline, or go hiking and look for local wildlife. There’s no shortage of beauty in the area.


Take your tent or RV to one of the Corps of Engineer campgrounds or local parks. If glamping is more your thing, you can rent cabins, specialty hotels….or yurts on the lake!


Get moving! Hike one of the many trails in the area to get the blood pumping and check out some of the amazing scenery in the area. Maybe even run into some local wildlife like deer, cottontail, squirrels, or even wild turkeys!

Horseback Riding:

Check out one of the local stables and go for a tour on horseback! Arrowhead Riding Stables offers guided tours while Robbers Cave Stables offers pony outings, carriage rides, and more!


Chinkapin Trail, Hummingbird Beach Trail, Crazy Snake Trail, and Arrowmaker Trail are great trails to explore and get some exercise. Ride through the woods, along the shore, or through the grasslands to check out the area and wildlife. 

ATV Riding:

Grab your ATV and head to the Lake Eufaula Dam ORV area which is open year round! Find miles of trails to explore and enjoy the thrill of the sand, the woods, and the river. 


If you aren’t busy with outdoor activities and lake life, there’s also plenty to do in the area all year long! Lake Eufaula has a lot of events throughout the year, including the Wine and Art Festival and Barktoberfest in October, Whole Hawg Days Festival in June, the Independence Day celebrations in July, and the Lighted Boat Parade in December. The area offers even more throughout the year!


Lake Eufaula has some great places for eats where you can enjoy some delicious food and drinks with a beautiful view of the lake. Grab some spicy cheese curds or fried catfish on the patio of E’s Hideaway, or go out for a nice dinner and cocktails at Belt40. I Smell Bacon is a great way to start the day, while Mama Tig’s Pizza has great wood-fired pizza and is a great place for the whole family.


If you are in need of some retail therapy, Lake Eufaula has a great downtown area with locally owned shops that offer everything from antiques, gifts, art to clothing, spices, and coffee. Browse Nicole’s Unique Gifts for clothing, jewelry, and accessories or head to Sharpe’s Department Store for local western wear!


Find something for everyone to enjoy. Lake Eufaula is a place where you can appreciate the past, present, and future of Oklahoma and have a memorable time. From outdoor sports, to lake fun, to dining and retail, the area has it all.


Lake Eufaula is such a fun and welcoming community with lots to offer that make it a great place to live. From the amazing lake life to the culture and history, the small community feel here makes it a wonderful place to call home.

The Surrounding Area

We’ve told you some of our favorite things about Lake Eufaula, but it’s worth checking out the charm and hospitality of nearby towns as well.. Here are a few towns to add to the list if you are looking for more options.


Home to Carrie Underwood, Checotah is also a great place to go shopping for antiques and learn about the Civil War. If you are a fan of rodeos, you will love it here. Their annual rodeo is a blast and worth checking out!


If you love small towns with a lot of charm and character, you should check out Stigler! The quaint downtown offers cute boutiques, cafes, and diners as well as a hilly 9-hole golf course. Stigler also has a good mix of outdoor things to do like skating and hiking, plus being close to all of the things Lake Eufaula has to offer.


Muskogee has a lot of history and culture and is home to Oklahoma’s oldest college, Bacone College. It’s also home to the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame with cool memorabilia! Another don’t miss is the festivals that are hosted here.


We love McAlester because of its small town atmosphere that’s perfect for those looking for little traffic, beautiful scenery, easy access to lakes, hiking, climbing, and an amazing community feel. 

Land in Lake Eufaula

The P&P Land Team can also assist you if you are in the market for undeveloped land for farmland, a place to hunt, or set up a homestead. 

Looking to build your dream home on acreage in Lake Eufaula or the surrounding areas, or hoping to invest in Oklahoma land? We have the experts to help you out.

Our Team

Lake Eufaula is rich with things to do and see. If you are looking here or in the surrounding area, contact us today for help with the process! We love it here, and we think you will too.

Did we miss one of your favorite things about this awesome community? If so, get in touch with us!

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