It's just off old Route 66 between Council Road and Morgan Road. A canal connects it to Lake Hefner.
The Overholser Dam at the southeast corner of the lake was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.
Lake Overholser was named for Ed Overholser, 16th Mayor of Oklahoma City.
Size: 1,500 surface acres
Depth: 6 feet average, 13 feet deepest
Attractions: Covered fishing pier, boat ramps, tending docks, handicap facilities and fish attractors. A covered picnic pavilion is available on advance notice. Picnicking, fishing, sailing, boating and jetskiing are permitted. Swimming is prohibited.