Quanah Parker Lake is a reservoir located in Comanche County, Oklahoma, and is part of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. It was built on Quanah Creek during the 1930s as a Federal Work Project during the Great Depression, and is named for the last chief of the Quahadi Comanche tribe.[1] It is 14.3 miles (23.0 km) from Lawton, Oklahoma.[2]

Quanah Parker Lake
Quanah Parker Lake Dam,
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
Courtesy MARELBLU September 23, 2012
Quanah Parker Lake is located in Oklahoma
Quanah Parker Lake
Quanah Parker Lake
Coordinates34°42′51″N 98°38′27″W / 34.7143°N 98.6407°W / 34.7143; -98.6407

The lake has a surface of 89 acres (36 ha) and 3 miles (4.8 km) of shoreline.[1] Its normal elevation is 1,482 feet (452 m) and capacity is reportedly 905 acre-feet (1,116,000 m3).[3]

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