Hulah Lake impounds the waters of the Caney River in northeastern Osage County. The lake derives its name from the Osage Indian word "Hulah," meaning "eagle." The rolling hills of Hulah form a picturesque picnic, camping and sightseeing area. Spring, summer or fall displays the beautiful foliage of native trees and the flowering of dogwood, redbud and wild plum. Hulah Lake provides excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting. Fish species include largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, channel catfish, flathead catfish and bullhead catfish.