Freedom, Oklahoma

Alabaster State Park

category : Recreation
Alabaster State Park Alabaster Caverns State Park, the largest gypsum cave in the world open to the public, is 3/4 miles long. Its rock and mineral formations can be seen in few other places. Massive boulders of alabaster, a fine-grained mass gypsum, is seen in many colors: pink, white and even a rare black.

CAVING - Guided tours of the main cave are offered on the hour year round from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except Thanksgiving and Christmas. From May through September, a 5:00 p.m. tour is available.

Visitors taking the tour should wear comfortable walking shoes and a light jacket ( average temperature is 50 degrees). The walking tour is not recommended for those with mobility or respiratory problems, heart conditions, or claustrophobia.

Or, for the excitement-seeker, there's Wild Caving! Explore one or more of the five undeveloped caves in the park form March through September. Be sure to have the required safety equipment and obtain a permit at the Visitor Center.

CAMPING - Open Year Round - Alabaster Caverns offers 22 beautiful campsites for the RVer and Tenter in two campgrounds with a dump station, comfort stations and showers nearby. Mesa Campground offers 10 semi-modern sites with water and electricity. Two pavilions accommodating up to 40 and six smaller ones accommodating up to 15 are located near the Visitor Center.

TRAILS - Enjoy hiking the outdoors on one of the Park's four trails: the Freedom Interpretive Nature Trail is 1/2 mile while the Old Two Toes Interpretive Nature Trail is 3/4 of a mile, Little Black Bear Nature Trail is 1/2 mile and Raptor's Roost Nature Trail is 2/3 of a mile.

SWIMMING - The pool is in the Canyon Campground which is, indeed, down in beautiful Cedar Canyon surrounded by lush trees. The pool is open Wednesday through Sunday, 1 to 7 p.m. through the Summer season.

AMPHITHEATER for reserved programs, VISITOR CENTER, and GIFT SHOP.

6 miles south of Freedom on Highway 50, then 1/2 mile on Highway 50A.

Phone: 580-621-3381
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Alabaster Caverns State Park

Rt. 1, Box 32
Freedom, OK 73854-6918

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