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Idabel, Oklahoma

Idabel, Oklahoma

Idabel, Oklahoma is fast becoming known as the "Dogwood Capital of Oklahoma" and the "City of Murals." Drive downtown Idabel and see four giant murals painted by Idabel's local artist. Visitors can tour the newly expanded Museum of the Red River and historic homes. A driving tour is available for admiring nine state champion trees as well as dogwood trails in the spring.

Surrounded by scenic beauty, excellent hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, water recreaction, and golf, Idabel also offers antiques, bowling, roller skating, movies, bingo, and off-track horse racing at the Choctaw Gaming Center.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Champion Trees and Trails

What makes a "Champion Tree?"

Oklahoma's Champion Tree Register is a cooperative project of the Oklahoma Society of American Foresters, the Oklahoma Forestry Association and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, forestry Services.

Champion Trees are measured by their "bigness,"

Idabel, OK Tours

City of Murals

Tour downtown Idabel and see the murals painted by Idabel artist, Betty Helms, and her students. One mural is dedicated to Native American culture and another to dogwoods. Idabel'

Idabel, OK Arts


Museum of the Red River

The Museum of the Red River attracts both scholars and vacationers with its outstanding American Indian collections and informative exhibits. Local prehistory and early Indian history is featured, but the museum'

Idabel, OK Museums

Red Slough Wetland Reserve Project

This premier birdwatching and waterfowl hunting area has sighted more than 270 bird species, including many that are rare to Oklahoma and not found elsewhere in the state. Birders have likened this area to the Gulf Coast habitats of Louisiana and Florida. The 5,814

Idabel, OK Wildlife Preserves

Things to do near Idabel, OK

Beavers Bend Hiking Trails

Beavers Bend Resort Park also draws the serious hiker. Its David Boren Trail offers 16 miles of hiking trails with 4 miles of...

Indian Memorial Museum

The museum houses a private collection of artifacts from across the United States....