Lake El Reno
Great for Camping, Fishing, Swimming, Boating, Picnics and more.
The RV park provides full hook-ups and a community restroom.
Lake El Reno has two large boat docks and a designated personal watercraft ski area.
The El Reno Lake Facility is a public building that provides casual dining and a pro shop for the adjacent Crimson Creek Golf Club.
Route 66 Multisport Festival
The Route 66 Multisport Festival held at Lake El Reno is a draw for athletes throughout the region and surrounding states. Compete against some of the best athletes around in multiple events. Thursday’s events include an Aquathlon with a 500-yard open water swim and a two mile run, while Saturday’s events feature the Triathlon, Diathlon and Aquabike for feats of endurance and speed. Swim, bike and run in the Route 66 Triathlon for a number of awards and prizes.
Smoke on the water drag boat races
SMOKE ON THE WATER Drag Boat Races is an annual event and is currently in its 21st year of operation. Started by Karon Grulkey in 1995 and annually operated by Karon, her sons Josh & AJ, their families and around 20 of their closest friends. SOTW is not only a family affair but also a family tradition. SOTW was held at Fort Cobb Lake for 13 years until moving to Lake El Reno in 2013. We currently have 13 different classes and hosted over 50 racers in 2020.
There is Beach El Reno with access to the lake public swimming area.
Lake El Reno has a walking trail and asphalt remote-controlled airplane landing strip.
Lake El Reno was created in 1966 in Canadian County, Oklahoma, near the city of El Reno, by constructing an earthen dam across Fourmile Creek, a tributary of the North Canadian River. The lake has a normal capacity of 709 acre feet, covers a surface area of 170 acres and is surrounded by 4 miles of shoreline.