Built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1966, the Lake of the Arbuckles is generally known as one of the best fishing lakes in Oklahoma. In fact, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation rated the lake as the best lake in the state for bass fishing.
The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum is located in downtown Oklahoma City at 620 N. Harvey Ave. Click here for directions and parking. Visit the Memorial Museum The Memorial Museum will take you on a chronological, self-guided interactive tour through the story of April 19, 1995, and the days, weeks, months and years that followed the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.
Located on the eastern edge of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Mount Scott is one of Oklahoma's most prominent mountains. A three-mile-long paved road leads to the summit and a breathtaking view of southwest Oklahoma. The peak towers 2,464 feet above sea level.
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Located near the Oklahoma/Arkansas border in the scenic Ozark Highlands region of northeast Oklahoma, Natural Falls State Park features a 77-foot waterfall cascading through rock formations and creating a hidden, serene atmosphere at the bottom of a narrow V-shaped valley.
The shoreline length around Lake Tenkiller measures approximately 130 miles. Lake Tenkiller is considered one of the best places in the state to go scuba diving, as its waters are clear from eight to twenty eight feet. Tenkiller Scuba Park is a diver's dream, with sunken vehicles, planes and boats to explore underwater.
Within Lake Murray State Park there are several camping areas, day use areas, and beaches right on the lake. You will also find the Lake Murray Nature Center and Tucker Tower on the south end of the lake which is a must visit on any trip to Lake Murray.
Riverwind Casino and Hotel is the premier casino in Oklahoma for games and entertainment. Located just south of Oklahoma City in Norman, Riverwind features lavish facilities with thousands of your favorite electronic and table games, a delectable selection of food and beverages, live entertainment including concerts and stand-up comedy, plus super plush accommodations.
Bird watchers treasure Lake Hefner as one of the best locations in central Oklahoma. Dozens of water bird species stop along the 17-mile shoreline during their annual migrations through America's central flyway. Lake Hefner is an excellent lake for sailing and weekend sailboat races are held from April to October.
More than just a park, Martin Park Nature Center is a hub for nature exploration and education for visitors of all ages. Guided hikes, education programs and an interactive learning center provide visitors a place to learn about nature and wildlife in a serene, suburban environment.
If you enjoy taking photographs, Quartz Mountain Nature Park is the place to visit. The mountains, lake, river, wildflowers, and wildlife make great subjects for photographers. The park has a beautiful lodge with a good restaurant and there are nice cabins too.
Plan your visit : The Arcadia Round Barn is located in Arcadia, OK. Turn east off Interstate 35 at Route 66 and travel six miles. Admission is free. The barn is open 7 days a week from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The upstairs loft can be reserved for special events. For information, call 405-396-0824 or visit the Round Barn website.
The city of Tulsa came to save the day, preserving the Golden Driller and making it the official state monument of Oklahoma. In addition to being the Oklahoma State Monument, the Golden Driller is also the fifth tallest statue in the United States and has been named one of the top ten “quirkiest destinations” in the U.S.
Visitors can hike to the top of the plateau, Oklahoma's highest point at 4,973 feet above sea level, while in the Black Mesa Nature Preserve. The nature preserve is operated by the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department in conjunction with Black Mesa State Park.
Tour the Crystal Bridge The Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory at the Myriad Botanical Gardens is a beautiful oasis downtown with a unique design that has earned global attention and praise. It is 224 feet long, 70 feet in diameter and is covered by 3,028 translucent acrylic panels.
Great Salt Plains State Park is one of Oklahoma's most unique state parks. The barren landscape of the nearby Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of salt left over from an ocean that covered Oklahoma in prehistoric times, and the saltwater lake in the park, Great Salt Plains Lake, is about half as salty as the ocean.
Sequoyah State Park, located in eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Lake, is a haven for water lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. With over 19,000 surface acres of water and 225 miles of shoreline, the park attracts boaters as well as those who just enjoy relaxing on the swim beach.
The Oklahoma State Capitol is the house of government of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It is the building that houses the Oklahoma Legislature and executive branch offices. It is located along Lincoln Boulevard in Oklahoma City. The present structure includes a dome completed in 2002.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is an accredited fine arts museum located in downtown Oklahoma City, with annual visitation from all 50 states and over 40 countries. The Museum's permanent collection includes the world's largest collection of glass by noted artist Dale Chihuly.
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge is the only known site in the world where unique selenite crystals with hourglass inclusions are found. Because these crystals form in wet soil, sand and clay, particles are included within the crystal giving them their unique "hourglass" shape inside.