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Lake El RenoLake El Reno
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Location Canadian County, Oklahoma
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Fourmile Creek (Canadian County, Oklahoma)
Primary outflows Fourmile Creek (Canadian County, Oklahoma)
Built 1966
Surface area 170 acres (69 ha)
Max. depth 19 ft (5.8 m)
Water volume 709 acre⋅ft (0.875 hm3)
Shore length1 4 mi (6.4 km)
Settlements El Reno, Oklahoma
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

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, (Canadian County, Oklahoma), a tributary of the North Canadian River. The lake has a normal capacity of 709 acre feet (875,000 m3), covers a surface area of 170 acres (690,000 m2) and is surrounded by 4 miles (6.4 km) of shoreline. Its maximum depth is 19 feet (5.8 m). The lake is operated by the city of El Reno.

No city fishing permit is needed, but a state permit is required (as is true for fishing anywhere in the state).

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