Lake Thunderbird is definitely one of the best outdoor highlights in the Ozarks of northern Arkansas.
Come enjoy all the beauty of the Ozarks on wonderful Lake Thunderbird in Cherokee Village, Arkansas. Beautiful lakefront homes surround this lake located right in the heart of the village. Cherokee Village is a water lover’s dream with its seven lakes and access to the Southfork and Spring Rivers. Spend a day on the water with family and friends and you’ll be hooked. It’s a wonderful area to enjoy the water. Many people take leisurely night cruises to take in the pleasures of the evening on the water.
With over 7 miles of shoreline, this lake is excellent for boating, water-skiing, tubing, fishing, swimming, and canoeing. It is the largest and most popular lake in the village.
Thunderbird Marina is conveniently located on Iroquois Drive, and is a full service marina with boat rentals, bait and fishing tackle, ice, and water ski and tube rentals as well. Their telephone number is 870-257-3240. Bob McCullough is the manager of the marina and is a wealth of information about anything you need to know about all the lakes.
Thunderbird is stocked with Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, and other fish known to the northern Arkansas areas for those that want to try their luck.
Lake Sequoyah is also connected to Thunderbird by a navigable channel that connects and allows boat access between Lake Thunderbird and Lake Sequoyah. The channel also provides access by boat to Gitche Gummee Swimming Beach on Lake Sequoyah.
All lakes in the village are private and available to property owners and their guests. If you are staying in the village, it is easy to get a guest pass to use the lake.
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