Stillwater, Oklahoma

Stillwater, Oklahoma

While visiting the home of Oklahoma State University, spend a day in the fascinating halls of the city's various museums. There's the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, the only U.S. museum dedicated to amateur and Olympic wrestling. Oklahoma Museum of Higher Education, Old Central, the oldest collegiate building in the state, is also on the OSU campus. Other museums include the Pfeiffer Farm Collection, which houses antique farm equipment, and the Sheerar Cultural and Heritage Museum, which displays a 4,000 piece button collection among its pioneer collections.

Break for lunch or top off your day with cheese fries and a burger at Eskimo Joe's Restaurant and Bar, known worldwide thanks to the popularity of Eskimo Joe's T-shirts.

The Washington Irving Trail Museum southeast of town marks the trip that writer Washington Irving made through Indian Territory in the company of dragoons from Fort Gibson in the 1830s. The museum also notes the Ingalls shortcut, deadlier than the shortcut at the O.K Corral.

The name Stillwater is said to have evolved from cowboys who drove cattle on the Chisholm Trail. As they passed each other on the trail information was traded. In their search for water, they would pass along the word that there was "still water" in the valley we now call Stillwater.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gardiner Art Gallery

The departmental art gallery first opened in 1965

Stillwater, OK Arts

National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum

America's shrine to the sport of wrestling, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum, is a focal point for the past, the present and the future. It preserves the heritage of the sport, celebrates new achievements, and encourages the youth of our land to aspire to lofty goals.

Stillwater, OK Halls of Fame

Cimarron Trails Golf Course

Cimarron Trails Golf Course is a public 18 hole course with driving range and practice green. This 18

Stillwater, OK Golf Courses

The Washington Irving Trail Museum

Follow the Washington Irving Trail and discover the history behind some of Oklahoma's most dramatic events! You will be pleasantly surprised when you discover one of Oklahoma's best-kept secrets -- an off-the-beaten-path museum filled with exhibits about Oklahoma's fascinating past. You'

Stillwater, OK Museums

Big 12 Sports

No major comprehensive university is complete without sports, and OSU boasts a record 42 national championships - the fourth most titles in NCAA history. As a member of the Big 12

Stillwater, OK Sports

Things to do near Stillwater, OK

Stroup Park

Walking trail, train caboose, picnic pavilions, playground, WPA swimming pool....

Lake Thunderbird Hunting

Hunting is allowed in specific undeveloped areas of the park that have been set aside for deer archery and water fowl hunting...

Lake Burtschi

180 acres; boat ramps, fishing, picnic areas. ...