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Historic Courthouses

Adair County CourthouseAdair County Courthouse
After Governor Charles N. Haskell's declaration on May 6, 1910, that Stilwell was the permanent county seat of Adair County, the county records were moved from Westville to Stilwell for the last time. A two-story frame school building, erected in 1902, was used until 1908 when a new b... continue

Memorials

Veteran's MemorialVeteran's Memorial
In 1992, this patriotic memorial to the veteran's of all wars was dedicated on the front lawn of the Adair County Courthouse. "Lest We Forget" those men who made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure the peace and security of their fellow man. ... continue

Railroad History

The Old Kansas City Southern Railroad StationThe Old Kansas City Southern Railroad Station
"On a day in the fall of 1996, I took my camera to take a nostalgic photograph of a landmark that has been familiar to me all my life - the old Kansas City Southern Railroad Station. On a quiet afternoon or early morning, if one listens carefully and allows his imagination to go back in time, the wh... continue

Historic Theatres

Eagle TheaterEagle Theater
Movies. The name conjures up an era of innocence watered by cold soda pop and fertilized by the smell of hot, buttered popcorn. It recalls the excitement of a well-shaven hero, a beautiful virtuous heroine, and the happy memories of yesteryear. With the advent of television, followed ... continue

Historic Courthouses

Flint CourthouseFlint Courthouse
In 1840, when the Western Cherokee Nation was organized, there were nine districts created. Flint and Goingsnake were two districts located in what is now the Adair County area. Flint was the smallest of these districts. Since log houses were the standards of that day and time, the various courthous... continue

Monuments

Starr Springs MonumentStarr Springs Monument
The Starr Springs area was first settled by the Benjamin Cooper family in 1834. It was the site of the Andrew Adair and George Washington Adair massacre in 1853. The springs along with Shell Creek are the main sources for the headwaters of Sallisaw Creek. They were named for George Harlan Starr who ... continue

Monuments

Fairfield Mission MonumentFairfield Mission Monument
"Established among the western Cherokees by Dr. Marcus Palmer in 1829 under the auspices of Boston based American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. First located in Pope County, Arkansas Territory, and known as Mulberry Mission. Other missionaries serving at Fairfield inclu... continue

Dignitaries

Stilwell Dignitaries
Larry E. Adair - A descendant of Thomas Wilson and Margaret Bigby Adair and Walter Duncan and Sabina Adair Bigby, Larry E. Adair was elected on November 7, 2000, to a tenth term in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.Rep. Adair, having served the previ... continue

Historic Churches

Old Baptist MissionOld Baptist Mission
The establishment of the Baptist Mission marked the end of the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Sunday services are still held in the 1888 church. The historical marker on the front lawn reads:"About 4 miles north and westEstablsihed by Rev. Jesse Busyhead in 1839 and known as... continue

Monuments

Historic Monuments at Babtist MissionHistoric Monuments at Babtist Mission
Robert RodgersA signer of the treaty of New Echota and grandfather of famed Will Rogers. Robert Rogers moved with his wife, Sally Vann, to Indian Territory about 1837, and established a home about 1 mile northwest. He was killed in 1842 in a tribal feud as ... continue

Cemeteries

Baptist Mission CemeteryBaptist Mission Cemetery
Many early graves dating back to the days of the old Mission are marked for reverence. Located across the street from the Old Babtist Mission Church built in 1888 and still in use. ... continue

Cemeteries

Foreman CemeteryForeman Cemetery
Many early graves dating back to the days of Westville's settlement are marked for reverence. ... continue

Recreation

Recreation
Deer and Small Game - Deer and small game are found in woods, fields, and forests in the Westville area. Hunting by permit in the Cookson Hills Game Refuge near Lake Tenkiller - turkey, quail, rabbit, squirrel, elk, and deer.... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Old Cherokee Capitol BuildingOld Cherokee Capitol Building
The Cherokee Council first met in 1839 under a large open shed in this area, then later in log buildings. During the Civil War, these were burned down by Cherokee General Stand Watie and his Confederate troops. After the war, the Council made provisions for a new building, and it was finished and oc... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Cherokee Supreme Court BuildingCherokee Supreme Court Building
This structure was built in 1845 by James S. Pierce to house the Cherokee National Supreme Court. The supreme and district court both held sessions here for some time. The "Cherokee Advocate" was also printed in this building for several years after the original Advocate building burned. About 1875,... continue

Monuments

Cherokee Square Monuments
Several monuments of interest have been erected on Cherokee Square surrounding the Capitol Building.* Monument to General Stand Watie the only full-blood ... continue

Monuments

Monument to General Stand WatieMonument to General Stand Watie
- In Honor of - General Stand WatieGeneral Stand Watie - only full blood Indian Brigadier General in the Confederate Army. This brave Cherokee with his heroic regiment rendered inestimable services to the Confederate Cause of Indian Terri... continue

Monuments

Monument to John RossMonument to John Ross
John Ross 1790-1866Principal Chief of the Cherokee, 1828 - 1866Born October 3, 1790 in Turkeytown, Alabama, the son of a one-quarter Cherokee maiden and a Scotsman, John Ross was elected as the first Principal Chief of the Cherokee Indians in 1828 and served in that c... continue

Memorials

Memorial to the Confederate DeadMemorial to the Confederate Dead
Erected in 1913 by the Colonial William Penn Adair Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. ... continue

Monuments

The Cherokee AdvocateThe Cherokee Advocate
The Cherokee AdvocateVol 1, Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, Thursday, September 9, 1844As a tribute to Oklahoma's first legal newspaper, The Cherokee Advocate, was established in 1844 in a building approximately 100' from the location (of this maker.)The marker... continue

Markers

The First TelephoneThe First Telephone
Here in September, 1885, the first telephone in Oklahoma was connected for service. It was the first telephone in the Mississippi Valley west of St. Louis. The company was organized by a group of Cherokees, namely, D.W. Lipe, L.B. Bell, R.M. Wolfe, J.S. Stapler, J.B. Stapler, and E.D. Hicks.T... continue

Monuments

Statue of Liberty ReplicaStatue of Liberty Replica
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States.The Boy Scouts of AmericaDedicated this replica of the statue of liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty.... continue

Historic Buildings

Cherokee National PrisonCherokee National Prison
This sandstone building was erected in 1874 and originally had three stories. The third story was removed in 1925. The building and grounds were once enclosed by a high board fence, and gallows stood on the west side of the enclosure. At statehood, Cherokee County began using this as a jail until a ... continue

Museums

Cherokee Heritage CenterCherokee Heritage Center
The Cherokee Heritage Center, operated by the Cherokee National Historical Society, is located three miles south of Tahlequah, on the original site of the Cherokee Female Seminary. This remote area, covered with dense underbrush, was cleared in the mid-1960s and transformed into an attraction Newswe... continue

Museums

Tsa-La-Gi Ancient VillageTsa-La-Gi Ancient Village
The Tsa-La-Gi Ancient Village has been hailed as one of America's finest living museums. It recreates the lifestyle of the Cherokees during the 16th century, prior to European contact. Realistic in design, the Village captures the living conditions of the Cherokee People. During the ... continue

Museums

The Cherokee National MuseumThe Cherokee National Museum
The Cherokee National Museum is the only facility devoted to the preservation of the heritage of the Cherokee Nation, the second largest American Tribe. The 20,000 square foot building houses the Cherokee National Archives, the official Archives of the Cherokee Nation, and the Librar... continue

Museums

Adams Corner Rural VillageAdams Corner Rural Village
Adams Corner Rural Village is a detailed reconstruction of a small crossroads community of 1875 - 1890, in the final years of the old Cherokee Nation. The Heritage Farm exhibits livestock commonly found on Cherokee farms along with endangered domestic breeds. ... continue

Theatres

Tsa-La-Gi Outdoor TheaterTsa-La-Gi Outdoor Theater
Also located on the grounds of the Cherokee Heritage Center is the Tsa-La-Gi Theater, a 1,200 seat outdoor amphitheater, nestled on a hillside where special programs are held, including the Trail of Tears drama, a must see evening of intense drama, pageantry, and dance, wherein unfolds the bitterswe... continue

Museums

Murrell HomeMurrell Home
The Murrell Home was built in the new Cherokee Nation about 1845 by George M. Murrell. Murrell was a native Virginain who married Minerva Ross in 1834. Minerva was a member of a wealthy mixed-blood Cherokee/Scottish family, and the niece of Chief John Ross. The Murrell Home is the onl... continue

Historic Buildings

Seminary Hall at Northeastern State UniversitySeminary Hall at Northeastern State University
This four-year regional university has a long and colorful heritage which began in 1846 when the Cherokee National Council authorized establishment of the National Male Seminary and National Female Seminary. Seminary Hall, the centerpiece of campus is the former Cherokee National Fema... continue

Tours

Self-Guided Tour of Historic TahlequahSelf-Guided Tour of Historic Tahlequah
History is one of Tahlequah's most valuable resources, much of it in the history of the Cherokee Nation ... to a Civil War cabin ... to homes of townspeople at the turn of the century. The self-guided tour starts downtown at the Cherokee Square and guides you through each turn as you ... continue

Recreation

Golf Courses

Tahlequah City Golf Course
9 holes - Hours: 8 a.m. - dark, 7 DAYS A WEEK. ... continue

Golf Courses

Cherry Springs Golf Course
18 holes - Scramble: THURSDAY, 5:30 p.m. (May through October) ... continue

Golf Courses

Museums

Eastern Trails MuseumEastern Trails Museum
Anyone interested in learning more about Vinita's history is invited to visit the Eastern Trails Museum. We have an extensive collection of historically important photographs, artifacts, as well as information on Vinnie Ream, Will Rogers and other noted figures. See life as it was in a re-created po... continue

Tours

Historic Homes TourHistoric Homes Tour
There are 38 recognized pre-statehood and early statehood era homes in Vinita. Self-guided walking tours and maps with narratives on the homes are available at the Eastern Trails Museum and the Vinita Chamber of Commerce. Listed below are a few examples.223 S. Smith... continue

Battlesites

The Battle of Cabin CreekThe Battle of Cabin Creek
Although Vinita wasn't founded until 1871, there was a great number of settlers in the area before then. Not far from Vinita, Cabin Creek, was the site of two Civil War battles. The first battle fought in early July of 1863, crediting the Buffalo Soldiers resulted in a Union victory. In 1864, Confed... continue

History

Clanton's Cafe
Stop by Clanton's Cafe, a 70-year-old cafe where the walls are lined with old photographs, including ones from the set of the movie "Giant." (It seems a Vinita-born bull was featured in the film.) ... continue

Venues

Little Cabin Pecan CompanyLittle Cabin Pecan Company
Little Cabin Pecan Company is located just east of Vinita, Oklahoma on U.S. Highways 60, 69 and Historic Route 66. We're on the road to beautiful Grand Lake in northeast Oklahoma. The picturesque setting along the highway is widely known as a showplace orchard. The shop is actually lo... continue

One Of A Kinds

McDonald's Glass House Restaurant
The Glass House Restaurant on the Will Rogers Turnpike (currently McDonalds) in Vinita, was the first restaurant facility constructed over a public highway in the United States. The McDonalds Glass House Restaurant in Vinita is the largest McDonalds in the world.... continue

Golf Courses

Libraries

Vinita Public LibraryVinita Public Library
Vinita Public Library offers many services throughout the year. Bestsellers fly onto our shelves as soon as they're released. Large print titles, popular paperbacks, audio books and videos are available in great variety. Youngsters enjoy our annual Summer Reading Program and the best in children's ... continue

Golf Courses

Vinita Golf & Tennis Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Cemeteries

Williams CemeteryWilliams Cemetery
Gangster, Kate "Ma" Barker and her sons are buried at Welch in Williams Cemetery. ... continue

Museums

Bristow Museum
Railroad Depot. ... continue

Memorials

Wake Island War Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars National Wake Island War Memorial. ... continue

Golf Courses

Recreation

Bristow City Park
Olympic-size swimming pool, fishing lake. ... continue

Museums

Drumright Historical Museum
Oilfield and area history. ... continue

Theatres

Boontown Theatre
Four stage plays performed throughout the year in this historic building. ... continue

Golf Courses

Museums

Keystone Crossroads Museum
Mannford, Creek and Pawnee County artifacts.... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Clary Fields Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Starbird National Rod & Custom Car Museum
Darryl Starbird's own collection of 20 custom built cars and street rods; displays about famous car designers. ... continue

Museums

Talbot Library & MuseumTalbot Library & Museum
The Talbot Library and Museum specializes in historical and genealogical research material of Northeast Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas, and Cherokee Territory with Natural History and Indian Artifacts. The Walkingstick Research Library Room contains many genealogical records. and a boo... continue

Historic Churches

Cayuga Mission ChurchCayuga Mission Church
The Cayuga Mission Church is the only church in Oklahoma, and perhaps in the U.S., which was built by a Native American with his own funds for the religious use of all people. In 1886, Mathias Splitlog began constructing a church of hewn limestone from the area for his wife, Eliza Splitlog. The insi... continue

Museums

Har-Ber VillageHar-Ber Village
Har-Ber Village is one of the largest antique museums in the United States, located on the shores of Grand Lake O' The Cherokees in Grove, Oklahoma. Built as a gift to the public by Harvey and Bernice Jones, Har-Ber Village is a reconstructed turn-of-the-century village with over 100 buildings, coll... continue

Botanical Gardens

Lendonwood Botanical GardensLendonwood Botanical Gardens
Lendonwood Gardens offers a unique and breathtaking tour for gardening enthusiasts and those who simply enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors. The six-acre public botanical garden featuring over 1,500 different plants is shaded by towering oak trees and displays a variety of chamaecyparis, daylilie... continue

Jamborees

Grand Grove OpryGrand Grove Opry
Grand Grove Opry presents a spectacular country music show every week featuring powerful new and traditional country, heart-warming gospel, patriotic numbers, comedy, and dinner shows, too. Local talent will entertain you as well as country music legends, such as, Brenda Lee, Hank Thompson, Johnny C... continue

Jamborees

Kountry Kousins Jamboree ShowKountry Kousins Jamboree Show
Kountry Kuzin's Jamboree Music Theatre, a Grove entertainment icon, is back! And now it will be bigger and better than before! Three additional groups will join Kountry Kuzin's, bringing you hours of enjoyable gospel and 1950s and 1960s music. Each group will perform once a month on Saturdays. You a... continue

Excursions

Paddlewheel Riverboat ExcursionsPaddlewheel Riverboat Excursions
Cherokee Queen offers your choice of two paddlewheel excursion boats. The boats are one of the most popular and unique attractions on Grand Lake. The excursions take you on a tour of beautiful Grand Lake O'the Cherokees, featuring breathtaking lakeside scenery, beautiful homes, and attractions from ... continue

Excursions

Grand TrolleyGrand Trolley
Enjoy riding the Grand Trolley! There is no scurry, hurry or traffic flow problems when you ride the Grand Trolley during your vacation time! Step aboard and enjoy the perfect combination of sightseeing fun, historic highlights, shopping convenience and the experience of riding the trolley. ... continue

Casinos

Grand Lake CasinoGrand Lake Casino
This facility is owned by the Seneca/Cayuga Tribe and boasts one of the largest game rooms in Oklahoma, featuring over 850 all-new Vegas-style machines and 14 table games. Grand Lake Casino has fantastic live bands, a sports bar and exquisite dining. A concession is open 24 hours for the player's co... continue

Botanical Gardens

Satsuki Gardens
Incorporated in this garden are the three essential elements of Japanese landscaping - plants, water, and stone into this acre-plus garden.... continue

Cemeteries

Gen. Stand Watie Grave Site
The last Confederate General to surrender during the Civil War is buried in the Polson Cemetery southeast of Grove. Stand Watie was the only full blooded Native American to receive the rank of Brig. General during the Civil War.... continue

Historic Hotels

Corey HotelCorey Hotel
Built in 1909 by Colonel Charlie Corey, the hotel is a piece of history you don't want to miss! Once a lively Grove business, the Corey Hotel has been reopened to the public. No longer a hotel, the lower floor houses the Candy Kitchen. Plans are underway to open a fully restored upper floor that wil... continue

Golf Courses

Cherokee Grove Golf Course
On the banks of Carey Bay, the Cherokee Grove Golf Course offers a public 9-hole course with lessons, driving range, complete pro shop and club house. ... continue

Golf Courses

Patricia Island Golf CoursePatricia Island Golf Course
This beautiful Tripp Davis designed golf course is a championship 18-hole public course complete with practice facility and driving range.... continue

Art

Brush & Palette Club
Located in the old red Village Barn for over 40 years, the Brush & Palette Club is host to an art gallery that features art from many members of the club. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10:00-4:00. ... continue

Memorials

Grove Veterans Memorial and Honor Walk
The Veterans Memorial/Honor Walk: A community effort to recognize and honor our veterans for their service to our country. ... continue

Galleries

MainStreet Gallery and GiftsMainStreet Gallery and Gifts
MainStreet Gallery and Gifts is a unique shopping experience. We offer a variety of gift items and Coca Cola memorabilia. Upstairs we have our very unique and peaceful Thomas Kinkade Gallery featuring his artwork in a variety of price ranges. Please visit us soon! ... continue

Museums

Delaware County Historical Museum
Indian artifacts, historical items. ... continue

Recreation

Huckleberry Canyon Park
Picnic pavillions, amphitheater and huckleberries grown in season. ... continue

Casinos

Cherokee Casino West Siloam SpringsCherokee Casino West Siloam Springs
Open 24 hours a day, Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs is the place to experience exciting action and test your luck. Inside the 50,000 square foot casino are electronic games, table games and so much cash you'll feel like you're playing on the Vegas strip. Enjoy musi... continue

Learning Centers

Windsong Buffalo Ranch
Working ranch with a variety of animals, Native American Crafts and buffalo jerky. ... continue

History

Historic Dalton Gang Robbery
The Dalton Gang Train Robbery at Adair, I.T. It was their most daring deed to date, on Thursday July 14, 1892, eight members of the Dalton held up the Missouri, Kansas, & Texas train at Adair, I.T. As the train approached, four men approached the night operator at the ... continue

Golf Courses

Osage Golf Course
18 holes. ... continue

Memorials

Powderhorn Park
Fiddle Capitol of the World, National Fiddler's Memorial, music festivals, trail rides. ... continue

Battlesites

Battle of Locust
Langley was the site of the Civil War's Battle of Locust Grove. ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Saline Courthouse
Only original remaining Cherokee courthouse. ... continue

Art

Gourds, Etc. Native American Christmas Art Show
Date: Dec. 5 & 6, 2009 Hours: 10am - 5pm (both days) Just in time for Christmas! Five Cherokee Artists come together to offer for immediate purchase: Beautiful Native American Gourd Art, Paintings, Bead Work, Pottery, Basketry, Textiles, Jewelry, Ornaments and gift ideas. A... continue

Monuments

Civil War Monument
Second Battle of Cabin Creek. ... continue

Museums

Coo-Y-Yah MuseumCoo-Y-Yah Museum
Indian artifacts of Mayes County. ... continue

Arts

Rabbit Gallery
Original paintings, pottery, sculpture, southwest jewelry and Kachina dolls. ... continue

Golf Courses

Crafts

Elks Arts and Crafts Show
The Pryor Elks Lodge is hosting an Arts and Crafts Show, featuring over 30 venders. You'll find everything from hand crafted toys to hand stamped jewelry, customized childrens fashion to home decor, fragrance to storage systems, and everything in between. Vendors should contact Don... continue

Skate Centers

Roller City Inc.
Roller skating, indoor playground with jupiter jump, ball pit, 2 x slides, tubes and obstacles. We offer public skating, birthday parties and private parties. Go to our website for the current hours of operation and cost per activity. ... continue

Museums

The Chouteau Memorial MuseumThe Chouteau Memorial Museum
The Chouteau Memorial Museum documents life in the Three Rivers area, offering visitors a glimpse of life around a trading post. Exhibits include a partially recreated trading post and a flatboat. Visitors can view the wide variety of trade items, see an A.P. Chouteau journal along with other Choute... continue

Pioneer History

Historic SpringhouseHistoric Springhouse
The Stone Well House was built in the 1840's and is the oldest structure in the city and county. It was used as a water supply at the time for the Cherokee Indian Orphan Asylum. The Cherokee Indian Orphan Asylum was built in 1875 and was located where Salina's Old Gymnasium now stand... continue

Aviation

T38 TalonT38 Talon
The T38 Talon Training Plane was flown into Salina by Commander Burl "Peanuts" Rice and a memotial plaque reads: "In honor of all the men and women of Mayes County who have served in the armed forces of our great country in peace and war. The Cleo Farr Post #240 Salina American Legion... continue

Memorials

J. B. Milam Memorial MarkerJ. B. Milam Memorial Marker
J. BARTLEY MILAM, Principal Chief of the Cherokees. The Cherokee government had been dismantled in 1907 when Oklahoma became a state. In 1941, Milam was appointed Chief for a year by Franklin D. Roosevelt and was reappointed until his death in 1949. His main goals were to recon... continue

Natural Attractions

Paradise TreeParadise Tree
The first tree planted in the state of Oklahoma was the Paradise Tree. It was brought over from France by A. P. Chouteau, son of Jean Pierre, in 1802 and planted by Major Jean Pierre Chouteau. Auguste Peirre Chouteau graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1806, but afte... continue

Recreation

Free Boat Ramps to Hudson LakeFree Boat Ramps to Hudson Lake
North Boat Ramp - A free boat launch is provided by the Salina Lions Club located at the west side of town just off the east side of the bridge on Highway 20 at N. Grace Street. There is also a winter fishing house located at the launch. ... continue

Museums

Katy Depot Museum & Information CenterKaty Depot Museum & Information Center
The KATY DEPOT was built in 1890 and is the M.K.&T.'s oldest surviving wooden station. Checotah was established as a railhead in 1872. To the station came cattlemen, settlers, farmers, theatrical stars and national baseball teams. It became the center of commercial shipping, which shipped gourmet fo... continue

Historic Districts

Historic Downtown ChecotahHistoric Downtown Checotah
Downtown Checotah is one of only 15 National Register Historic Districts in Oklahoma. Built between 1898 and 1903, many of the buildings still show the grandeur of their original architecture. Unfortunately, in 1992 the loss by fire of Checotah's prestigious Gentry Block was de... continue

Historic Buildings

1903 IOOF Home1903 IOOF Home
One Checotah National Historic Landmark which continues the service which began just after the turn of the century is the IOOF Home. In 1902, a farm of 160 acres and $5,000 was offered by W.E. Gentry and his wife, Sallie, and was accepted by the IOOF. The local lodge, chartered in 1895, reali... continue

Historic Churches

United Methodist ChurchUnited Methodist Church
The United Methodist Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ... continue

Cemeteries

Indian Territory CemeteryIndian Territory Cemetery
The Indian Territory Cemetery has markers dating from 1872 to 1912. ... continue

Historic Homes

Sharpe HouseSharpe House
The house was constructed on land bought in 1911 from a Creek Indian. It was initially a teacherage - the rooming house for single female teachers. One young teacher, Carolyn Paulk-McCluskey, who resided there later married L.K. Sharpe, a local dry goods store owner. When the house became available,... continue

Battlesites

Honey Springs Civil War BattlefieldHoney Springs Civil War Battlefield
Honey Springs Battlefield Memorial Park has gained national prestige as being listed on the National Map of Civil War Sites. On July 17, 1863, smoke billowed and cannons roared when nearly 6,000 Confederates were defeated by 3,400 Federals just 3 1/2 miles northeast of Checotah, Oklahoma.... continue

Famous People

Checotah's PRCA Champions
Checotah has a rich heritage in cattle ranching which was the root for the sport of rodeo. Rodeo has made the town the Steerwrestling Capital of the World. Five (5) PRCA World Champion Steerwrestlers called Checotah home.Benny Combs - ... continue

Famous People

Pulitzer Prize Winner
Checotah's library is named in honor of the Pulitzer Prize winner, Jim Griffing Lucas. * A third generation Checotahan born June 22, 1914, *A 1931 graduate of Checotah High School and a champion debator, attended the University of Missouri; *a Marine Corp... continue

Rodeos

Checotah Roundup Club RodeosChecotah Roundup Club Rodeos
Rodeo has always been a part of Checotah's history. This area is home to many champion cowboys and cowgirls, some of which always return to compete in Old Settler's Day events, including the annual Checotah Round-up Club rodeo. Long before white settlers came to this area, members of ... continue

Golf Courses

Fountainhead State Park Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Historic Districts

Historic Downtown EufaulaHistoric Downtown Eufaula
Walk along the brick sidewalks and admire the Victorian buildings in Eufaula's 20 Block Historic downtown which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Foley Building that housed the State National Bank towers magnificently at the corner of Main Street. ... continue

Arts

Monroe Moore Mural
Visitors to the Eufaula Dam will enjoy seeing an interesting 8 foot by 16 foot mural painted by Indian artist, Monroe Moore, who has painted in vivid hues, scenes from the area's colorful past, including the Indians, trains, wagons, horses, outlaws, lawmen, and travelers that paraded through this hi... continue

Pioneer History

Belle Starr .... Belle Starr .... "Queen of the Bandits"
The bandit queen, Belle Starr, was one of the most notorious of the Old West. Her exploits were fictionalized in accounts in newspapers, magazines, and books. This makes it extremely difficult to separate fact from legend. The legendary Belle Starr was certainly exciting, but the real events were pr... continue

Entertainment

The Cast Iron Kettle Cook OutThe Cast Iron Kettle Cook Out
HAPPY BIRTHDAY OKLAHOMA! CELEBRATE OKLAHOMA'S 100 YEARS THE CAST IRON KETTLE WAY! Get that Group together for a Great Day spend it right here in Southeast OK. We're booking everyday so don't wait to long we may be full. Now's the time to reserve your spot ... continue

Forts

Fort Gibson Historic SiteFort Gibson Historic Site
Beginning in the early 1920s, local residents sought to preserve Fort Gibson's History. In 1936, the stockade area was reconstructed by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Works Progress Administration, and the Fort Gibson Stockade Commission. Today, the Site is a National Historic Landm... continue

Tours

Fort Gibson Historic Site Walking TourFort Gibson Historic Site Walking Tour
1... Stockade 2... Caretaker's Cabin 3... Library 4... Mess House 5... Kitchen 6... Bakery 7... Married Officer's Quarters 8... C.O.'s Quarters 9... Cabin 10.. Well 11.. Sutler Store 12.. Sutler's Quarters 13.. Bound... continue

Museums

Historic Garrett House MuseumHistoric Garrett House Museum
This historic home was built in 1867 as the commanding officers residence, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The three story home was part of the Fort Gibson Fort established in Indian Territory in 1824. The privately owned home has been in the Judge Claude Garrett fa... continue

Cemeteries

Fort Gibson National CemeteryFort Gibson National Cemetery
The only National Cemetery in Oklahoma. Established in 1868, this cemetery contains graves of veterans from every war since 1812. ... continue

Cemeteries

Cherokee National CemeteryCherokee National Cemetery
The Cherokee National Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark maintained by the Cherokee Nation from before the Civil War until its transfer to the town of Fort Gibson in 1906. William P. Ross and other officials and dignitaries are buried in this cemetery. Wil... continue

Historic Churches

First Presbyterian Church and Fort Gibson BellFirst Presbyterian Church and Fort Gibson Bell
The bell located adjacent to the First Presbyterian Church was orginally used in the church at Fort Gibson when it was acquired in 1832. ... continue

Historic Homes

Langston HouseLangston House
The Langston House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ... continue

Historic Buildings

1903 Building1903 Building
This interesting building is located on the corner of south Lee across from the Fort Gibson State Bank. ... continue

Railroad History

Fort Gibson DepotFort Gibson Depot
The old depot is located across the street from the Fort Gibson stockade parking area and now offers gifts and information for visitors to the fort. ... continue

Landmarks

Fort Gibson DamFort Gibson Dam
Surrounded by high bluffs, with the expansive lake on one side and rushing river on the other, the massive structure of Fort Gibson Dam is impressive. Observation areas provide excellent views. The dam is located on the Grand (or Neosho) river about five miles northwest of Fort Gibson and about eigh... continue

Trails

Chouteau National Hiking TrailChouteau National Hiking Trail
The Jean Pierre Chouteau National Hiking Trail stretches from River Park to the Port of Catoosa along the Grand, Arkansas and Verdigris Rivers. It is located alongside the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation Channel. The trail is approximately 60 miles in length. Six public use a... continue

RV Parks

River ParkRiver Park
River Park provides a boat ramp to the McClellan-Kerr Navigation Channel, campsites, picnic tables, and is the southern trail head of the Jean Peirre Chouteau National Hiking Trail. ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Ataloa Lodge
Original Indian arts, crafts and artifacts. ... continue

Museums

Thomas-Foreman Home
Original Furnishings, private collections. ... continue

Memorials

Muskogee War Memorial Park
USS Batfish - 312-foot WWII submarine. ... continue

Memorials

Honor Heights Park
Built as a tribute to World War I veterans, Honor Heights Park was originally purchased by the City of Muskogee in 1909, Honor Heights Park has proved to be the "The crown jewel in Muskogee's park system." The idyllic setting of the features of this 132-acre park makes it attractive to visitors year... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Muskogee Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Lin Lar Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Fun Centers

The Castle of Muskogee
The Castle is the home of the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival, The Halloween Festival, The Christmas Kingdom, The Boare\'s Heade Feaste, and one of the largest selections of fireworks in the state of Oklahoma.... continue

Museums

Wallis Museum
Fossils, rocks, indian artifacts. Located in the Student Union Buildling, Conners State College. ... continue

Museums

Nowata County Historical MuseumNowata County Historical Museum
Your first stop, when in Nowata, should be our own Historical Museum. The museum contains twenty-four rooms of history and memories of the people who began a life of farming, cattle, and eventually oil. Besides the 24 rooms, we have two long halls with displays. The oilfield exhibits... continue

Historic Homes

Glass MansionGlass Mansion
Another facility owned and operated by the Nowata Historical Society, the Glass mansion, better known as "The Glass house," is as fine a structure as many found in larger cities of the country. Built in 1883, its exquisite furnishings and graceful rooms are put to good use today for special occasion... continue

Historic Hotels

Savoy HotelSavoy Hotel
The Savoy Hotel, once the largest hospital for miles around, is undergoing major refurbishing today. Once famous for its mineral baths, plans are to restore them. Flea markets are now held in the lobby of this distinguished building the first Saturday of each month. An antique and craft store is als... continue

Historic Hotels

Campbell HotelCampbell Hotel
The Noweta Lodge was built by a conglomerate in 1910 and was originally named, the Campbell Hotel, which is the name appearing on the cornice of the building. J. E. Campbell and Emma Journeycake (daughter of Delaware Chief Charles Journeycake) were married on January 17, 1878. They c... continue

Historic Courthouses

Courthouse and War MemorialCourthouse and War Memorial
The original courthouse was destroyed by fire on January 30, 1909. The new building was completed in 1912 at a cost of $69,594.64.Adjacent to the Courthouse is the War Memorial Park. The first stone was set in 1950 by the Newton Martin McKellar Post Number 101 of the American Legion, ... continue

Arts

Woody Crumbo MuralWoody Crumbo Mural
Located in the lobby of the Nowata Post Office is the 1943 mural by Oklahoman, Woody Crumbo. Crumbo, a Potawatomie Indian born in 1912 near Lexington, Oklahoma, was credited with more than 1200 one-man art shows during his career. His work appears in collections throughout the U.S. an... continue

Historic Buildings

Clark Hardware
Having been in business since 1938, Clark Hardware was originally located in the Old Farmers Supply Building. In 1949, the current building was built. All the shelving in the south wall came from the Old Farmers Supply Building and is made of walnut. A weighing scale was also saved from the old buil... continue

Arts

Outdoor ArtOutdoor Art
The mural painted on the building in the 100 block of South Maple keeps the heritage of Notawa in our forefront as it exemplifies our progress in becoming a proud part of our state and nation. ... continue

Golf Courses

Nowata Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 365 days... continue

Museums

Henryetta Territorial MuseumHenryetta Territorial Museum
Henryetta mementos, artifacts. ... continue

Recreation

Henryetta LakeHenryetta Lake
Fishing, Boating, Skiing, Fishing Piers, Boat Ramps, Camping at Nichols Park. ... continue

Golf Courses

Museums

Creek Council House MuseumCreek Council House Museum
The heart of Okmulgee is the town square featuring the Creek Council House Museum. Erected in 1878, the museum building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is acknowledged as a National Historic Landmark. The Museum was established in 1923 by the Creek Indian Memo... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Creek Nation Tribal ComplexCreek Nation Tribal Complex
The Creek Nation Tribal Complex serves as the government headquarters for the Creek Nation including all divisions of tribal government. The Mound Building at the Complex is modeled from the Southeastern Mound Culture of the Southeastern United States Indian. The building is the cent... continue

Historic Homes

Oil MansionsOil Mansions
Okmulgee is very uncommon. Steeped in history, Okmulgee is home to an eclectic mix of people, buildings, and cultures. Oilmen and money carved Okmulgee out of terra cotta and stone. The city boasts some of the finest architecture and architectural details in the state. The style is re... continue

Historic Theatres

Orpheum TheatreOrpheum Theatre
Entertainment came of age in Okmulgee as a result of oil money. Okmulgee was home to two Vaudeville theatres, one of which still stands today. The Orpheum Theatre has undergone renovation and features first run movies and special events today. The Cook Theatre was built by L.H.D. Cook... continue

Historic Courthouses

Okmulgee County CourthouseOkmulgee County Courthouse
The Okmulgee County Court House was completed in 1918, with marble walls and floors. The bonds for the court house had been sold to Katie Fixico, a wealthy Creek Indian, whose house has long housed the restaurant known as "The Southern Mansion." ... continue

Historic Churches

Historic ChurchesHistoric Churches
Episcopal Church - Built in 1902, the building was originally the home of the Methodist Church and remained so until 1911, when it was purchased by the Episcopal Church for the sum of $2,000. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. ... continue

Historic Districts

Historic Downtown - Severs BlockHistoric Downtown - Severs Block
Springing up as a trading area around the Creek Council House, downtown Okmulgee grew by leaps and bounds in the early part of the Twentieth Century. The city boasts some of the finest architecture and architectural details in the state. The Servers Block was a testament to one of Okm... continue

Historic Buildings

"Skyscraper"
The Commerce Building, Okmulgee's Skycraper, was built by the Commerce Investment Company in 1921. At various times, in addition to many offices and apartments in the upper floors, the ground floor has served as home for various businesses including J.C. Penny Company, the Kress Company, an apparel ... continue

Historic Buildings

Okmulgee LibraryOkmulgee Library
The Okmulgee Public Library, organized in 1907 by a local women's civic organization, was incorporated in 1910, and became a department of the City in 1914. The present Library building, the result of $100,000 in bonds voted for library purposes, was dedicated May 27, 1922, and became the first libr... continue

Colleges

OSU-OkmulgeeOSU-Okmulgee
OSU-Okmulgee is a vital part of the community. The university, with a world-class reputation, provides over 40 degree programs in advancing technologies and an outstanding culinary arts program as well. ... continue

Golf Courses

Okmulgee Golf CourseOkmulgee Golf Course
For golfers, Okmulgee Country Club's course is open to the public on weekdays. Established in 1920 with a "very average" course, the country club now boasts of having one of the better 9-hole courses in the state. It is an attractive course benefiting from an aggressive tree planting ... continue

Museums

Bigheart Museum
Originally named Bigheart, after the chief of the Osage Indians, Barnsdall is now named after oilman T.N. Barnsdall. The Bigheart Museum houses artifacts from the city's oilfield days, and Cherokee and Osage Nation artifacts. ... continue

One Of A Kinds

Main Street Oil Well
"Ripley's believe It Or Not" calls it the world's only oil well in the middle of Main Street. ... continue

Railroad History

MKT Railroad Depot and Hospitality CenterMKT Railroad Depot and Hospitality Center
The present depot was expanded in 1925 from the original depot built about 1910. Missouri-Kansas-Texas service started in 1904 and continued until 1977. During the oil boom years of the 1920s, nine freight and four passenger grains stopped in Hominy each day. Adapted for community use... continue

Arts

"City of Murals"
Artist Cha' Tullis, a Blackfoot Indian, began painting giant murals in Hominy in April 1990. Along with other local artists, 40 and more spectacular murals depict Indian folklore and are a delight to behold, located on various buildings throughout town.Cha' also has created several outstandin... continue

Arts

Outdoor SculpturesOutdoor Sculptures
Cha' Tullis also has created several outstanding metal sculptures of Indians high atop Standpipe Hill in Hominy, as well as a handsome buffalo that stands next to the Gazebo on the Green downtown. These concrete buffalo graze peacefully in a vacant lot along West Main.... continue

Museums

Historic Drummond HomeHistoric Drummond Home
Fred Drummond moved to Hominy from Pawhuska to begin construction on his home and mercantile business in 1905. He and his family later expanded into cattle ranching. The home and its original furnishings were donated to the Oklahoma Historic Society in 1980 and interprets the oil boom... continue

Historic Homes

Shady Brook HomeShady Brook Home
Built about 1900 by an early merchant, the home was originally located a number of feet east of its present location. When the town was platted and streets laid out in 1905, the house sat in the street. The home was purchased about 1910 by Dr. J.J. Fraley, an early physician. In the ... continue

Historic Schoolhouses

1904 School House1904 School House
The 1904 Stone School House was built as a subscription school on the Osage Reservation. The building was also used for early church services, funerals, and plays. Literally saved from the bulldozer in the 1960s, it now serves as the administrative office of the Hominy independent sch... continue

Historic Buildings

Marland Oils BuildingMarland Oils Building
Hominy's 1921 Marland service station is one of the few surviving examples of the popular triangle design utilized by the old Marland Oil Company (now Conoco). The building is under restoration by the Hominy Heritage Association. Stop in at the station and study some of the bygon... continue

Historic Buildings

Rexall Drug StoreRexall Drug Store
Constructed in 1907, the building has always served the community as a drug store. Its affiliation with Rexall dates to the 1920s. The second floor was used for many years by various professions including law, dentistry, and photography. The adjoining store has held a variety of busi... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Osage Round HouseOsage Round House
Built in 1919 to replace an earlier roundhouse, it is the only surviving community round house in Osage County. Traditionally the focus for village activities, it has been used for dances, gatherings, and meetings and is a symbol of tribal unity and tradition to the Osage Indians. ... continue

Memorials

White Hair MemorialWhite Hair Memorial
This Osage center features a collection of Lillie Morrell Burkheart. It is the former home of the first woman to be nominated to the Osage Tribal Council and a descendant of Chief Pawhuska. Ribbonwork and other cultural items are on display. ... continue

Dinner Theatres

The Victorian TheaterThe Victorian Theater
The Victorian Theater is a groundbreaking, exciting new concept in combining fine dining, entertainment and retail sales all located in one facility designed to bring patrons the ultimate multisensory experience. The interior has been professionally decorated with exquisite origin... continue

Historic Districts

Downtown National Historic Register DistrictDowntown National Historic Register District
The historic district in Pawhuska is comprised of 98 buildings, 86 of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. These two and three-story brick structures, along with a five-story triangle building, provide an impressive tribute to days gone by. ... continue

Museums

Osage County Historical MuseumOsage County Historical Museum
One of the three museums in and around Pawhuska, the Osage County Historical Museum is housed in the historic Santa Fe Depot built in 1922. The museum features exhibits on Indian, pioneer, oil heritage, Boy Scouts and western heritage. Most notably, memorabilia and the history of the first U.S. Boy ... continue

Monuments

Boy Scout MonumentBoy Scout Monument
The first boy scout troop in America was organized in Pawhuska, Osage County, Oklahoma, in May, 1909, by Reverend John F. Mitchell, a missionary priest from England sent to St. Thomas Episcopal Church, by the Church of England. Rev. Mitchell, who had been associated in scout work with Lord Baden-Pow... continue

Museums

Osage Tribal Museum, Library, & ArchivesOsage Tribal Museum, Library, & Archives
Pawhuska, in addition to being the capitol of the Osage Indian Nation, is also proud to have the Osage Tribal Museum. Along with the grand murals in the Osage Tribe, the Osage Tribal Museum preserves the culture of the Osage Tribe via displays, lectures, crafts and a library. Notable exhibits includ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Osage Tribal Council ChambersOsage Tribal Council Chambers
The chambers are located in the Osage Indian Tribal Administrative Building which houses many murals depicting Osage history. The north wall shows the origin of the Osage history while the south wall depicts current history. Many contemporary Osages are shown on the south wall mural. The murals were... continue

Historic Theatres

Constantine Community CenterConstantine Community Center
The theater was originally built as the Pawhuska House Hotel in the 1880's. In 1911, Mr. C.C. Constantine purchased the building and remodeled it into the elegant Constantine Theater. In 1987, a group of concerned citizens began a long, tedious renovation. It is now over 90% complete, with a live st... continue

Historic Churches

Immaculate Conception Catholic ChurchImmaculate Conception Catholic Church
This church is known widely as the "Cathedral of the Osage". Special permission from the Vatican had to be granted to depict living tribal members in the glorious stained glass that was crafted in Munich, Germany in 1919. The two largest windows show scenes significant to the Osage. One shows Columb... continue

Historic Buildings

Triangle BuildingTriangle Building
This is a rare, free-standing triangle building. As early buildings in Pawhuska were constructed, a triangle-shaped piece of land was left in the middle of town. It was a park with a two-story bandstand in the center. In 1915, this five-story, "flat-iron" building was completed. In the Oil Boom days... continue

Historic Buildings

Pawhuska City HallPawhuska City Hall
City Hall is located in the building which was the first Osage Tribal Council House. The present stone building, built in 1894, is the second building, as the original was destroyed by fire. The bell in the tower was used to call councilmen to meetings. ... continue

Pioneer History

Blacksmith HouseBlacksmith House
Built in 1871, this 5 room house with native timbers and 18" thick sandstone walls was the first to be built in Pawhuska. When the Osage were moved from Kansas, Sid Delarue, a Swiss blacksmith, was promised the house if he would come to care for their horses. Listed on the National... continue

Historic Courthouses

Osage County CourthouseOsage County Courthouse
The County Courthouse building was completed in 1914. Osage County is the largest county in Oklahoma, twice as large as the entire state of Rhode Island and Delaware combined. ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Superintendent's HomeSuperintendent's Home
Superintendent's Home has been the residence to 30 Osage Agency Superintendents. In 1994, the home was turned into administrative offices for the recently formed Osage National Council. This building is constructed of sandstone quarried in Osage County and is listed on the National Register of Hi... continue

Historic Buildings

Kennedy BuildingKennedy Building
The Kennedy Building was once the Citizen's National Bank Building. The building was donated to Osage County in 1976, when National Bank of Commerce moved to it new facility. Osage County renovated the building in 1990 for the Department of Human Services. It was named the Kennedy Building in honor ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

First National Bank Historic SiteFirst National Bank Historic Site
The First National Bank is on the site of the second Osage Agency as the original log cabin in the valley burned. The Osage Tribe built a hand-cut sandstone two-story building which housed the agency and commissary. In 1924, this current structure was built. ... continue

Cemeteries

Chief Lookout Memorial
Located approximately 3 miles north and east of Pawhuska, it is the burial site of Chief Fred Lookout and his wife, Julia. The site is on top of a mountain and is marked with a granite stone that is 10 feet tall. This scenic overlook has a 360 degree panoramic view of Pawhuska, Bird C... continue

Arts

Artwork Displays
Original paintings depicting several of Pawhuska's most famous historical buildings are on display at the the NBC Bank. Visitors are welcome to view the artwork Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.8th and LeahyAn extensive Bronze collection by local artist John D. Free is h... continue

Arts

Bronze SculpturesBronze Sculptures
"Okie Cowboy""I spent much of my boyhood with a cowboy, the genuine article. This bronze sculpture reminds me of him, a man who had time for a boy." - Pawhuska Sculptor, John D. FreeA gift to the city of Pawhuska from Strat and Bobbie Tolson, 2000112 W. Main,... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Osage Indian HeritageOsage Indian Heritage
From early tribal tradition, and from the research of archaeologists and historians, and the ancestors of the Osage, we know that this tribe of Indians was closely affiliated with the Siouan, or Dhegiha tribes, their dialect being much the same. The name, Osage, is a corruption of th... continue

Recreation

Pawhuska Lake
Lake Pawhuska provides trout fishing from Nov. 1 to Mar. 31. This 96 acre lake with clear water and rocky shorelines is located 3 miles west of Pawhuska on Highway 60 and 2 miles south on the county road. Boat ramps and a fishing dock are available with parking areas and restroom, all handicapped a... continue

Famous People

Ben Johnson, Jr. Cultural Park
The park was recently named to honor Academy Award Actor and Pawhuska native, Ben Johnson. Mr. Johnson has appeared in over 300 movies and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in "The Last Picture Show." Born in Oklahoma of Cherokee-Irish stock, Ben Johnson virtually grew u... continue

Nature Preserves

Tallgrass Prairie PreserveTallgrass Prairie Preserve
Originally spanning portions of 14 states and covering over 142 million acres, the tallgrass prairie was one of North America's major ecosystems. Today, less than 10% of the original tallgrass prairie remains. Large, unbroken tracts of tallgrass prairie only exist now in the Flint Hills of Oklahoma ... continue

Information Centers

Pawhuska Hospitality CenterPawhuska Hospitality Center
The hospitality center was opened in August 1995. Volunteer hosts and hostesses offer visitors to Pawhuska a place to relax and learn information about the city of Pawhuska and surrounding communities. Snacks, souvenir items, and public restrooms are available on site. Tour busses welcome. ... continue

Golf Courses

Buffalo Hills Golf Course and Restaurant
Buffalo Hills Golf Course and Restaurant has been nestled in the stately oak trees just south of Pawhuska since 1919. During most of its 86 years of operation, this challenging course, as well as the food and beverage service, was only available to members. Pawhuska Bar and Grille, located in the ... continue

Golf Courses

Pawhuska Golf & Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Charles Page Memorial Library & Museum
Pristine example of Oklahoma art deco architecture. ... continue

Trails

Katy Trail
Flatlanders bicycling along the Arkansas River. ... continue

Golf Courses

Birdwatching

Keystone Watchable Wildlife Area
Winter bald eagle viewing - October-April. ... continue

Gardens

Bivin GardenBivin Garden
Ray and Mollie Bivin have taken a hobby and created an Eden of six acres of landscaped gardens, including ornamental ponds and five rock gardens. The rockeries are decorated with rocks from Africa and South America interspersed with perennial and annual flowers. The garden is divided into sections, ... continue

Pioneer History

1920's Jail
Relic from oil boom days. ... continue

Arts

Heritage Mural
Work of local artist Joe Perales, a Presidential Award nominee. ... continue

Jamborees

Bill Brown's Oklahoma Jubilee
Musical performances. ... continue

Golf Courses

Wineries

Prairie Rattler Winery
Free wine tasting and tours. 1 mile west of state hwy 11 and state hwy 18 intersection in Shidler. ... continue

Museums

Skiatook MuseumSkiatook Museum
At Skiatook Museum, anyone interested in their family tree or Skiatook's past, can view personal papers, documents, and photographs of the pioneer families, events and places, which are recorded here. In 1988, after five moves, the Skiatook Museum moved into the home of pioneer doctor... continue

Arts

World's Largest StatuaryWorld's Largest Statuary
In 32 years of production, the Skiatook Statuary has shipped casting to both coasts, Canada and points south in Texas and Florida. On one rare occasion, products were sent air freight to Saudi Arabia, and another via the Port of Catoosa, to Russia. There are over 5 acres of beautiful concrete orname... continue

Battlesites

Battle of Chustenahlah SiteBattle of Chustenahlah Site
"This site, 3.5 miles NW is where Col. James McIntosh, 2nd ARK.MTD. Rifles, routed loyal Union Indian forces, December 26, 1861. The Battle opened with fire from the Indian line on Patriot's Hill, 2 miles SW. The loyal union Indians finally fled to Kansas." - Oklahoma Historical Socie... continue

Memorials

Veteran's MemorialVeteran's Memorial
Local citizens rallied together with the Town and a beautiful Veteran's Memorial was constructed on the grounds of the newer cemetery, Osage Gardens Cemetery. This unique memorial provides a pavilion-like structure with benches that allow visitors to revere those names listed protected from the elem... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Healing RockHealing Rock
The Healing Rock is not only one of the most outstanding physical formations found in the area, but it also plays an integral part in Osage County's unique history. Healing Rock is a monument to the rich heritage of the people who lived on the land now covered by the beautiful water of Lake Skiatook... continue

Cemeteries

Captain's Cemetery/Hillside Cemetery
Both Captain's Cemetery and Hillside Cemetery are historically prominent in the area. These are old cemeteries and have stones dating back to early settlers in the area. The gates are often closed, so it may be necessary to contact the listed number if you desire to enter the grounds past the gates.... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Quapaw Heritage
Oklahoma, literally translated as "Land of the Red Man," was home to Native American tribes long before the white man came. So it was, also, in Skiatook, which is considered the Gateway to the Osage. The last hereditary chief of the Quapaw Tribe, Ki-He-Kah-Steh, is believed to have be... continue

Golf Courses

Cedar Crest Golf Course
Cedar Crest Golf Course is a 36-par, nine hole golf course. The course is open from 7:30 a.m. until dusk, with hours extended through the summer months. ... continue

Museums

National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame MuseumNational Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum
The National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum is a nationally recognized tribute to the leading street rod and custom car builders throughout the country. The 40,000 Sq. Ft. facility houses over 40 custom built exotic vehicles by world renowned custom car builder and designer Darryl Starbird as... continue

Golf Courses

The Coves Golf Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Shangri-La Resort -Blue
Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Theatres

The Coleman TheatreThe Coleman Theatre
The Coleman Theatre Beautiful, its original name, was built by George L. Coleman, Sr. at a cost of $590,000. The 120 x 150 ft. structure houses the theatre, dressing rooms on four levels, first floor retail shops, and on the second level a kitchen, two dining rooms, storage office space, and a ballr... continue

Museums

Dobson MuseumDobson Museum
Browsing through the displays and exhibits in the Dobson Memorial Center Museum, Ottawa County's colorful past reaches out as the artifacts themselves act as a testimonial to the area's history throughout the lives of its residents. The Museum is run by the Ottawa County Historical Society.Th... continue

Landmarks

Historic Route 66 -Historic Route 66 -
The "Mother Road" inspired books, songs, and a television series. It stretched from Lake Michigan to the Pacific, dotted with mom and pop businesses. Route 66 was rendered obsolete by interstate highways, but travelers are re-discovering its charm as it winds through cities and towns, past generatio... continue

Memorials

Courthouse and War MemorialCourthouse and War Memorial
On the front lawn of the Ottawa County Courthouse is a Memorial to servicemen who fought for our country in the foreign wars. ... continue

Arts

Outdoor MuralsOutdoor Murals
The local artist, Nick Calcagno, illustrates the history of Ottawa County on the side of the Osborn Drug building located at West Central and Main. This collage presents Ottawa C... continue

Casinos

The StablesThe Stables
The Stables in Miami, Oklahoma is the finest entertainment facility in northeast Oklahoma. A joint venture of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma, the Stables offers over 400 Las Vegas style Electronic Games and Table Games on two floors, and a modern Off-Track Betting Parlor... continue

Golf Courses

Peoria Ridge Golf Course
Northeast Oklahoma's Premier Public Golf Facility is opened in September of 1999, and offers Corporate and Individual Memberships, Tournaments and Outings, and Professional Instruction. ... continue

Golf Courses

Miami Golf & Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days... continue

Museums

Picher Mining Field Museum, Inc
Lead and Zinc specimens, artifacts. ... continue

Museums

Triangle Heritage Oil & Historical MuseumTriangle Heritage Oil & Historical Museum
The Triangle Oil & Historical Museum features a wide selection of Cleveland and Pawnee County memorabilia as well as exhibits on early oil field work in the area. The history of the Triangle Region includes the area bordered by the old Pawnee reservation and the Arkansas and Cimarron Rivers. ... continue

Recreation

Feyodi Park and Campground
Feyodi Park is Cleveland's own park on upper Keystone Lake. It is a beautifully maintained area just a few minutes from town, and is the center of many community and family activities. The annual Freedom Celebration with an extravaganza of fireworks is a fun-filled day at Feyodi Park. ... continue

Memorials

Triangle Area Veterans of War Memorial
Erected in 2007, the Triangle Area Veterans of War Memorial stands to honor the men and women from the Triangle Area who served to protect our freedoms.... continue

Car Races

Hallett Motor Racing CircuitHallett Motor Racing Circuit
Hallett Motor Racing Circuit is a 1.8 mile, 10-turn road racing course in the rolling Osage Hills of North Eastern Oklahoma. It is located 10 miles south of Cleveland on Highway 99, and 35 miles west of Tulsa. Hallett has over 80 feet of elevation change and is considered technicall... continue

Golf Courses

Keystone Golf Course
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Swimming

Cleveland Swimming Pool
Located within Dr. Hanson park & playground, the Cleveland Swimming Pool is one of very few oval shaped pools left in operation - the deepest part is in the middle! Future plans for Dr. Hanson park include a Skate Park!... continue

Community Centers

Community Center
Cleveland's Community Center is home to many area happenings. Area Senior Citizens share lunch each day and dancing every other Tuesday evening. Also, mark your calendar for dance classes!... continue

Cemeteries

Community Colleges

Tulsa Community College
TCC offers many for credit and not-for-credit classes through our public school system... continue

Historic Homes

Mullendore Mansion
Listed on the register of historic homes... continue

Famous People

Billy Vessels
Billy was the first Oklahoman to receive the Heisman Trophy... continue

Indian Reservations

Indian Reservations

Performing Arts Centers

Cleveland Community Auditorium
Cleveland's Community Auditorium has already been host to the Branson Comedy Festivals All-Stars since re-opening February of 2008!... continue

Skate Centers

Cleveland Skate Park
*COMING SOON* Located at Dr. Hanson Park... continue

Famous People

The Pawnee Bill Story ...The Pawnee Bill Story ...
Looking across the Oklahoma prairie, one can imagine scenes once visible to the people of the frontier: No Man's Land, Indian Territory, cowboys, buffalo, and the great rolling plains. No other Oklahoman exemplified "The Wild West" as did Gordon W. Lillie ...Pawnee Bill. He was born i... continue

Museums

Pawnee Bill Buffalo Ranch and MuseumPawnee Bill Buffalo Ranch and Museum
Visit the Pawnee Bill Ranch site and see some of the last remnants of the legendary Old West. Drive through the buffalo pasture and view buffalo, longhorn, and elk as they might have looked to a pioneer traveling across the prairie. Walk through the log cabin, blacksmith shop, and the Indian flower ... continue

Museums

Pawnee County Historical MuseumPawnee County Historical Museum
The Pawnee County Historical Society Museum presents artifacts in several period room displays and is also the Dick Tracy Collection Headquarters for the midwest. ... continue

Arts

Dick Tracy MuralDick Tracy Mural
Pawnee, Oklahoma was the birthplace of Dick Tracy creator, Chester Gould, and a mural painted on the side of a building is the world's largest Dick Tracy cartoon. - Artist, Ed Melberg, Tulsa, OK, 1990.6th and HarrisonChester Gould... continue

Memorials

Pawnee County Veteran's Memorial/ Walk of HonorPawnee County Veteran's Memorial/ Walk of Honor
Located on the west lawn of the Courthouse Square, a 6'6" bronze American soldier standing on a stone base 10' x 10' is dedicated to the men killed in World War I in 1922. In 1992 memorials to Pawnee County citizens who served in World War II, Korea, and Southeast Asia wars were placed in a plaza in... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Pawnee Agency Tribal HeadquartersPawnee Agency Tribal Headquarters
The town of Pawnee, Oklahoma, was first a trading post on Bear Creek, and then the agency for the Pawnee tribe after their removal from Nebraska. The 646 acre Pawnee Tribal Reserve is home for the Pawnee Tribe Agency offices. The old Pawnee Indian School buildings, most of which have ... continue

Monuments

Pawnee MonumentPawnee Monument
A monument located at the Pawnee Indian Agency honors the Pawnee Nation's original tribal leaders, and a marker tells tales of the tribe's early hardships. ... continue

Historic Buildings

WPA Historic BathhouseWPA Historic Bathhouse
Once again, one can almost hear the summertime laughter echoing through the various levels and verandas of this uniquely designed bathhouse carved from native stone in 1939 by President Franklin Roosevelt's WPA public works program. Closed in the 1950's in favor of a "modern" concrete... continue

Monuments

Historic Rough Rider Monument
Dedicated to Roosevelt's Rough Riders buried at a nearby cemetery, this is the only monument dedicated to the Rough Riders in Oklahoma. ... continue

Recreation

Pawnee City Lake and E.E.C.Pawnee City Lake and E.E.C.
The Pawnee City Lake provides boat docks, a skeet range, rod and gun club area, municipal airport, rifle and pistol range, archery range, boat ramps, black bass fishing and public shelters, over 200 camping hookups, picnic areas, and restrooms and showers in the historic WPA native stone bathhouse.... continue

Golf Courses

Pawnee Golf Course
The Pawnee Municipal Golf Course is a beautiful 9-hole golf course, with a club house and pro shop. The club house is built with the bricks from old Santa Fe Rail Depot. ... continue

Historic Buildings

Pawnee Bathhouse & Pool
This beautiful, historic 1939 WPA sandstone rock bath house overlooking a two acre fresh water pool with sandy beach, water slide, high dive, water trampoline, diving board and pedal boats is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. It is located at Pawnee Lake and is available year-rou... continue

Landmarks

Catoosa's Blue Whale
What first catches the eyes of westbound travelers on Route 66 on the north side of Catoosa is a giant blue whale. This once popular tourist attraction during the haydays of Route 66 was a tourist stop, where visitors could swim, sun and take a look at the Animal Reptile Kingdom and Alligator Ranch ... continue

Museums

Tulsa Port of Catoosa and Museum
The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is the furthest inland, ice-free international seaport in America. This port serves as the head of navigation for the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Completed in 1971, the port was built with $21.2 million in funds from bond issues. The port links... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Indian Hills Golf Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Historic Homes

Hogue House
The Hogue House is an original Sears & Roebuck pre-cut house purchased in Chicago in 1913 for $1,600 and delivered by train. ... continue

Historic Sites

Oklahoma's First Oil Well
This historical site is the state's first non-commercial well. ... continue

Memorials

Will Rogers MemorialWill Rogers Memorial
The Will Rogers Memorial is built on the lofty hillside of 21 acres that Will Rogers purchased in 1911. In the foreground is the tomb of Will Rogers chiseled with his famous quotation: "I never met a man I didn't like." Built of native limestone, the regal museum hosts a dozen theaters or television... continue

Arts

Will Rogers StatueWill Rogers Statue
In the middle of the 300 block of Will Rogers Blvd., you will want to stop, grab your camera and visit the life-size bronze statue of Will Rogers, sitting on a park bench reading the Claremore Progress. The Rogers County Historical Society presented this statue, "All I Know is What I Read in the Pap... continue

Historic Buildings

Old Will Rogers Library
The Old Will Rogers Library is now occupied by the City of Claremore. A year before his death, Will Rogers donated his lots in downtown Claremore with the understanding that they were to be sold to the government for a post office site, and the money from the proceeds of this sale to be used to buil... continue

Memorials

Lynn Riggs MemorialLynn Riggs Memorial
The south wing of the Old Will Rogers Library is the Lynn Riggs Memorial. Rollie Lynn Riggs was born in 1899, 3 miles southwest of Claremore in Indian Territory. He became an internationally famous author and playwright of "Green Grow the Lilacs", from which the musical "Oklahoma!" was adapted by Ro... continue

Famous People

Famous Boulevards
PATTI PAGE BLVD.Pattie Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in 1927, one of 11 children. Her father was a railroad foreman and her mother picked cotton to help support... continue

Historic Homes

J. Bartley Milam HomeJ. Bartley Milam Home
This private home was originally built by J. BARTLEY MILAM, Principal Chief of the Cherokees. The Cherokee government had been dismantled in 1907 when Oklahoma became a state. In 1941, Milam was appointed Chief for a year by Franklin D. Roosevelt and was reappointed until his death in 1949. His main... continue

Famous People

Andy Payne and Route 66Andy Payne and Route 66
Nine miles north of Claremore on Route 66 is Foyil, the hometown of ANDY PAYNE, a Cherokee Indian who was born on a ranch between Claremore and Foyil. At "66" and 28A, turn south, and you will be on the main street of Foyil and a portion of the original Route "66". Go two blocks, and a monument to A... continue

Museums

J. M. Davis Arms & Historic MuseumJ. M. Davis Arms & Historic Museum
The Davis Arms Museum contains the world's largest collection of guns with over 20,000 on display. It is also the home for a large collection of John Rogers statuaries, a stein collection, swords, saddles, Indian artifacts, World War I posters, and antique musical instruments. The collection... continue

Historic Hotels

Will Rogers CenterWill Rogers Center
The WILL ROGERS HOTEL, listed on the National Register of Historic Places was dedicated in 1930. The fireproof structure of concrete and steel originally contained 78 rooms and 7 apartments. During World War II, it was designated as a bomb shelter. Mineral water baths called "radium water" we... continue

Colleges

Rogers State UniversityRogers State University
When Oklahoma was granted statehood, the first legislature established Eastern University Preparatory School, which opened on College Hill in Claremore in 1909. This school was to prepare Indian students for the University of Oklahoma. The only building on campus was Preparatory Hall. This domed str... continue

Museums

BelvidereBelvidere
This magnificent Victorian mansion, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was started circa 1902 by John M. Bayless. He moved here from Missouri. He also built a three-story Opera House, the Sequoyah Hotel, and an athletic building with an indoor swimming pool. Only the Belvider... continue

Historic Buildings

Radium Town and the Keller Bath HouseRadium Town and the Keller Bath House
An area in the north section of Claremore was once known as RADIUM TOWN. George Eaton owned the first oil company in town. In 1903, he was drilling east of town for oil or gas. Instead, he found a "rotten-egg-smelling" water. Dr. W.G. Williams had the water analyzed for medical use and then marketed... continue

Learning Centers

Swan's Dairy
Swan's Dairy had its beginning in 1923 with one cow. In 1951, Swan Dairy started selling Grade A Raw Milk in 1 gallon bottles and continues today. The first milk was 50 a gallon. There was not a clerk on duty...the honor system was used. Visitors are welcome to view Oklahoma's finest... continue

Historic Courthouses

Rogers County CourthouseRogers County Courthouse
The county dedicated its first Court House in 1937, 30 years after statehood. The decision was made to purchase the property and went to the vote of the people. The bond issue failed twice but finally carried on the third try. There have been several additions to the original building. ... continue

Historic Buildings

Old ArmoryOld Armory
The Oklahoma National Guard Armory was built by the WPA in 1936 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's term and was constructed by local Claremore residents with the sandstone unearthed in Oklahoma. During the 1940's, it was Teen Town after the Friday night football games. During the week, it was ... continue

Historic Churches

First Presbyterian ChurchFirst Presbyterian Church
The First Presbyterian Church occupies a corner lot in one of Claremore's oldest residential areas. The congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Claremore was organized in 1887 and services were held in homes until the Gothic Revival style building was constructed in 1902, 5 years before sta... continue

Historic Churches

Christ Presbyterian ChurchChrist Presbyterian Church
The Christ Presbyterian Church was purchased from the First United Methodist Church in 1990. In 1882, a one-room frame building was constructed after $500 was given by the Methodist General Conference to erect a house of worship. The church was served by "Circuit Rider" preachers unti... continue

Cemeteries

Woodlawn CemeteryWoodlawn Cemetery
At Will Rogers Blvd and Nome Street, you will enter WOODLAWN CEMETERY. Continue south as you enter the cemetery to 6th Street and turn left to "B" Avenue. On your left is the marker for playwright, Lynn Riggs.... continue

Historic Districts

400 Block Main
Most of the buildings in the 400 block of Will Rogers Blvd. (main street) were built during the period of 1904 and 1925. In 1902, WILSON HARDWARE was established as a family owned business and remained so until 1985. Little has changed architecturally in the interior making it a well preserved... continue

Expo Centers

Claremore's Expo-CenterClaremore's Expo-Center
The City of Claremore has redeveloped its old city/county fair grounds by removing all structures, and acquiring additional acreage, bringing the area to more than 55 acres. The major addition has been bulding the Expo Center. Arena Area Th... continue

Recreation

Claremore LakeClaremore Lake
Claremore Lake features 500 surface acres for boating and great bass fishing (no swimming allowed). There are 2 boat ramps, courtesy dock and 3 fishing piers, 1 for senior citizens and disabled children, 2 for general public use. Enhancing the lake is a 60 acre park with scenic shaded picnic area... continue

Recreation

Happy Lake
Happy Lake is available by reservations only. Camping, fishing, canoeing and nature walks are a few of the activities. SUMMER DAY CAMP The Happy Lake Day Camp is a program designed to encourage children's involveme... continue

Learning Centers

Rogers University Conservation Education ReserveRogers University Conservation Education Reserve
Rogers University Conservation Education Reserve is a 120 acre natural resource conservation education facility adjacent to the main campus of Rogers University. Bird watching, wildlife observation, outdoor photography, walking trails, picnicking, and fishing are available. Entrances ... continue

Golf Courses

Heritage Hills Public Golf Course
Open Daily * 18 holes * Carts available * Snack bar ... continue

Race Tracks

Will Rogers Downs
Live simulcast racing all year round.Facility rental available for:*reunions * luncheons * receptionsCowboy Club to feature live entertainment.Indoor/outdoor roping barns available for rent. ... continue

Golf Courses

Gordon Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Equestrian

Coyote Ridge Summer Camp and Riding Facility
We offer Summer camps for children 6 years to 14 years during the months of June thru August. In the interum time we offer the facility to birthday parties, church retreats, riding lessons, show teams and boarding for horses. We have a lay-up facility for traveling horse owners who need a place wh... continue

Crafts

Junepallooza Craft Show & Spring Shin Dig
Junepallooza is a Craft Show And Shin Dig that will be coming to the Claremore Community Center June 22nd from 9-6 Community Center June 22nd from 9-6 You do not want to miss this show so Grab a friend and head out to Junepallooza for a unique shopping experience. Browse through the 8000 sq ft build... continue

Landmarks

Totem Pole ParkTotem Pole Park
"World's Largest Totem Pole"Folk-artist, Ed Galloway, spent his retirement years building a unique park, a monument to the American Indian from stone, concrete and his imagination. The center piece is a giant Totem Pole buildi... continue

Famous Homes

Will Rogers BirthplaceWill Rogers Birthplace
Will Rogers would feel right at home at the Dog Iron Ranch where he was born in 1879. The birthplace, located just a few miles northeast of Oologah, is now a living history ranch. Hand-hewed logs frame the room where Will Rogers was born on a sprawling frontier ranch. A recorded message by Will's yo... continue

Museums

Oolagah Historical Museum
The Oolagah Historical Museum features artifacts reflecting everyday area life from turn-of-the-century to present day. The front part of the museum building has its roots in the 1890s, and is believed to be the oldest commercial building in the downtown district. It was originally Ma... continue

Museums

Bank of Oologah
Furnishings, equipment from pre-statehood bank that bears the city's original spelling. ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Tahlonteeskee - Oldest Capital in OklahomaTahlonteeskee - Oldest Capital in Oklahoma
The reconstructed site of Tahlonteeskee has a council house and courthouse. There is also a log cabin that belonged to the Carlile-Foreman family, who were Old Settlers. North of this site are the remains of Tahlonteeskee located on private property. There are still signs of a foundation, an old wel... continue

Museums

14 Flags Museum14 Flags Museum
14 Flags Museum is housed in the restored cabin, built in 1845, of Judge Franklin Faulkner, a pioneer lawyer of Sequoyah County. The museum contains early-day artifacts from this area. The entire museum complex includes a stretch of several log cabins with historical items on display... continue

Museums

Sequoyah County Historical MuseumSequoyah County Historical Museum
Historical information throughout Sequoyah County. ... continue

Landmarks

Sequoyah's HomesiteSequoyah's Homesite
The original log cabin home of Sequoyah was built in 1829 and contains many artifacts relative to Sequoyah's remarkable achievements. Sequoyah built this one-room log cabin to serve as his home shortly after his move to what is present day Oklahoma. The cabin and surrounding grounds ... continue

Famous People

SequoyahSequoyah
Sequoyah was born in the lower Appalachian region of Tennessee about 1770. His mother was a member of the "Paint Clan" of the Cherokee Nation and his non-Indian father, Nathaniel Gist, left the family when Sequoyah was very young. Sequoyah grew to manhood among his kinsmen, the Cherokees. ... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Sequoyah's Salt WorksSequoyah's Salt Works
Salt was a valuable commodity in the early 1800s. Besides being used as a seasoning, it was also used in food preparation and leather tanning. Salt also served as a medium of exchange in the West. Salt was obtained by boiling water from salt springs in large kettles set atop wood-fire... continue

Arts

Sequoyah StatueSequoyah Statue
Sequoyah, the Cherokee soldier and teacher, gained world-wide fame when he devised the Cherokee syllabary. His statue is in the Nation's Capitol as one of Oklahoma's two greatest men. The giant redwood trees of California are named for him. The statue is located on the grounds of Seq... continue

Museums

Overstreet-Kerr Historical FarmOverstreet-Kerr Historical Farm
At the Overstreet-Kerr Farm visitors may glimpse life on this working farm as it was in the early 20th century. See the lavishly restored, 1895, antique filled, 14-room pioneer home that is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Focus on the Choctaw-pioneer farming and ranching ... continue

Railroad History

Missouri-Pacific Depot/LibraryMissouri-Pacific Depot/Library
The renovated Missouri-Pacific Railroad Station houses Sallisaw's public library, the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library. The exterior of the building remains true to the original structure built over 75 years ago. Current fiction, non-fiction, children's books, periodicals, technical boo... continue

Historic Schoolhouses

WPA High SchoolWPA High School
This 1940 WPA High School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as a community center as a memorial to Argayle Quesenbery. ... continue

Historic Churches

Historic ChurchesHistoric Churches
First Presbyterian Church - 1918 Oak and Creek Streets First Baptist Church South Elm and Creek Streets ... continue

Arts

Outdoor MuralOutdoor Mural
This nearly block-long mural illustrates historical events throughout Sequoyah County in a collage of 21 paintings. ... continue

Race Tracks

Blue Ribbon DownsBlue Ribbon Downs
Blue Ribbon Downs is Oklahoma's oldest racing facility and first pari-mutuel race track. Located on 165 acres bordered on the south by I-40 and on the north by Highway 64, is only 20 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas, 101 miles southeast of Tulsa and 159 miles east of Oklahoma City. Blue Ribbon Dow... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Sequoyah National Wildlife RefugeSequoyah National Wildlife Refuge
Established to provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, the refuge lies at the junction of the Canadian and Arkansas Rivers and contains 20,800 acres, half of which is water. Snow geese concentrate here in large numbers during the fall migration. Bald eagles winter her... continue

Trails

Short Mountain Hiking Trail
The 5.4 mile trail, located near Sallisaw and the Robert S. Kerr Dam and Recreation Area, presents a challenge to hikers with steep climbs at either end, but the vista from atop Short Mountain is worth the effort. The trail meanders along the top of the mountain offering views of the ... continue

Golf Courses

Shadow Creek Country ClubShadow Creek Country Club
18 holes, bent grass greens, open to the public. South on Wheeler Street 1.5 miles, veer left at the curve and continue under the interstate. ... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Safari's Exotic Wildlife SanctuarySafari's Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary
We (animal lovers) are a species very distinct from all others. A species that is compelled to help all of Gods' creatures to survive and live a fulfilled joyous life. Safari's Sanctuary in Broken Arrow was founded in 1995 to do just that. We rescue all kinds of wildlife, from ... continue

Arts

Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Ongoing Performances. ... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Cedar Ridge Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Battle Creek Golf Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Golf Courses

Indian Springs Country Club -Windmill
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Club Of Oklahoma, The
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Broken Arrow Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Collinsville Depot Museum
Pioneer furnishings. ... continue

Museums

Historic Dr. McLean Home
1913 home on National Historic Register. Original furnishings, medical equipment and vintage clothing. ... continue

Museums

Radio City Music Hall
Vintage antique radios and phonographs. ... continue

Golf Courses

Recreation

City Parks
Elm Creek Park - Fishing pond, covered picnic areas by reservation and walking trail - Located at 12301 E 77th Place North. (918) 272-2251 Rayola/Friendship Park - Playground, covered picnic areas, swimming pool - Located at 8200 Owasso Expwy. (918) 272-2251 ... continue

Golf Courses

Bailey Golf Ranch
18 holes. ... continue

Art

Scissortail Gallery of Fine Art
Original oil, acrylic, pen and ink, clayboard and bronze pieces from national Wildlife artists and "Cowboy Artists of America".... continue

Golf Courses

Owasso Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Museums

Mission Bell Museum
Early day items from Coweta. ... continue

Golf Courses

Cedar Creek Golf Course
Challenging, enjoyable golf course, views of Arkansas River, abundant wildlife. Close to Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Coweta, Haskell & Muskogee, Oklahoma. 9 hole public executive course referred to as "one of the Tulsa area's best kept secrets". Driving range.... continue

Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Woods Golf Course
18 holes. ... continue

Museums

Wagoner City Historical MuseumWagoner City Historical Museum
Wagoner's City Historical Museum is an alive and vital showcase for one of the finest historic fashion collections in Oklahoma, with artifacts of area history to give local residents and tourists alike a real appreciation for how things used to be. The museum offers an excellent study... continue

Historic Courthouses

Wagoner County Courthouse & Memorial WalkWagoner County Courthouse & Memorial Walk
The Wagoner County Courthouse was built in 1939 replacing the original courthouse that was built in 1897 which also served as the federal building. Located on the front lawn is a Veteran's Memorial honoring the servicemen in all wars, and engraved bricks form a memorial walkway leadin... continue

Historic Districts

Historic DowntownHistoric Downtown
Wagoner was the first incorporated city in Indian Territory, as well as the first to establish a public school and a waterworks system. By 1895, the young town had numerous permanent buildings and several of these buildings still remain.... continue

Carnegie Libraries

Carnegie LibraryCarnegie Library
The Carnegie Library is one of Wagoner's monuments to timelessness. The 1913 building has housed countless thousands of books and perhaps fueled as many growing imaginations. When business tycoon, Andrew Carnegie, retired after the turn of the century, his foundation set to build bast... continue

Arts

Outdoor MuralsOutdoor Murals
Located on the northeast corner building at Church and Main.Painted by the Wagoner Work Crew in 1999, the mural depicts the growth of Wagoner from the time of the Texas Road cattle drives through Indian Territory.Located on the north side of the building... continue

Historic Homes

Historic HomesHistoric Homes
This is the 1893 home of James Parkinson, who was the first president of the First National Bank of Wagoner and a very wealthy man. He also was a prominent cattleman in the Creek Nation.National Historic Register 207 NE 2ndThe Fred A. Parkinson House was built in... continue

Ethnic Heritage

Park of the Five Civilized Tribes
Sequoyah Bay State Park is located within an oak-hickory woodland of eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Reservoir. The Park strives to honor the cultures of the Five Civilized Tribes, as well as the memory of those who traveled the many "Trails of Tears." The Park offers a ... continue

Recreation

Maple Park Sports ComplexMaple Park Sports Complex
Wagoner is truly blessed with it's parks and wonderful sports complex. The Maple Park Sports complex and park is one of Wagoner's true assets. Sprawled out on almost one square mile, the park features just about everything that a family could want in the way of leisure, entertainment, and recreation... continue

Fun Centers

Wagoner 's Water ParkWagoner 's Water Park
This is more than a new swimming pool the City of Wagoner has built for its residents and visitors. It's a whole water park full of fun for the entire family. Whether you're 2 or 22, 6 or 66, there's something at Wagoner's Water Park for everyone! The park includes a 240,000 gallon po... continue

Sporting Ranges

Wagoner Archery Assoc.
Excellent Archery Range! This range has both indoor and outdoor archery. Located on Ft. Gibson Lake. Ranges are setup for compounds and traditional bows. Located 1/2 miles east of Wagoner on Toppers Road.... continue

Arts

Bartlesville Community Center
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation design. Performing arts center, banquet facilities. ... continue

Museums

Bartlesville Museum in the Price Tower
Permanent and special exhibits. ... continue

Famous Homes

Frank Phillips Historic HomeFrank Phillips Historic Home
In 1897, the frontier trading community of Bartlesville in Indian Territory became the site of the first commercial oil well in Oklahoma. During the decade that followed, oil entrepreneurs streamed into the area and exploration exploded in a frenzy of spectacular successes and failures. The discover... continue

Historic Homes

LaQuinta Foster Mansion
Circa 1932. A 32 room Spanish-style mansion. ... continue

Historic Buildings

Price Tower
Circa 1956, The 19-story glass and copper skyscraper by Frank Lloyd Wright. The design is based on a diamond module of 30 and 60 degree triangles. ... continue

Museums

Woolaroc Museum
Woolaroc Museum with Western art, artifacts and cultural history, wildlife preserve including buffalo, Frank Phillips Lodge home, family mousoleum, Native American Heritage Center, 1850s traders camp and the natural environment. ... continue

Learning Centers

Sutton Avian Research Center
A Rare bird research/conservation center. ... continue

Museums

Johnstone ParkJohnstone Park
Located in historic Johnstone Park will be a new replica of Oklahoma's first commercial oil well in Discovery 1 Park, along with the Hulah Depot, a steam locomotive, and the kiddie-park with 30-cent rides. History was born when a family named Johnstone ventured out of Canada and into... continue

Museums

Bartlesville Area History MuseumBartlesville Area History Museum
The Bartlesville Area History Museum, a 10,000 sq. ft. facility is located on the top floor of the City Center, a historic building that once was home to the Hotel Maire during the Bartlesville oil boom. The community has a rich and colorful heritage with roots traced back to the Delaware, Cherokee,... continue

Golf Courses

Hillcrest Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Golf Courses

Sunset Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Golf Courses

Adams Golf Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Amusement Parks

Kiddie Park
There are fifteen rides in the Park and they all are sized perfectly for toddlers, preschoolers and grade school kids. The Playground Association draws a line for riders based on a height most of them reach when they are 10 to 12 years old. ... continue

Memorials

Fallen Heroes of Washington County
FALLEN HEROES OF WASHINGTON COUNTY EXHIBIT AND MEMORIAL SERVICE Men have been defending our American soil for over two centuries from enemy's from without and from within. Though nearly every war represents a different generation, the men have not changed, nor the push to protect.... continue

Museums

Tom Mix MuseumTom Mix Museum
The Tom Mix Museum houses a large collection of this silent movie King of the Cowboys personal and movie items. Return to the days when the good guys wore white hats and sample something of the magnitude of Tom Mix, the Myth and the Man. Museum exhibits include a replica of Tony "The... continue

Museums

Dewey Hotel Museum
1899 hotel with period furnishings. ... continue

Museums

Prairie Song, Indian Territory
Replica of an 1800s prairie village has more than 20 buildings. ... continue

Famous People

Tom MixTom Mix
Thomas Edward Mix was everything his surname suggest - a mix of myth and man, fantasy and reality. His own life rivaled his screen escapades, and he was enormously successful. The ManMix arrived in Oklahoma during territorial times. At various times Tom wor... continue

Fishing

Birch Lake Fishing
A fish habitat program has been established at Birch Lake and available species for the angler include largemouth bass, walleye, spotted bass, black and white crappie, channel and flathead catfish, and various species of sunfish. ... continue

Hunting

Birch Lake Hunting
Hunting opportunities are good at Birch Lake. Principal game species for hunting enthusiasts include bobwhite quail, mourning dove, fox squirrel, gray squirrel, cottontail rabbit, and deer. ... continue

Campgrounds

Birch Lake Camping
Three park areas located around Birch Lake offer the public many opportunities for outdoor family fun and relaxation. These park areas have campsites, picnic areas, drinking water, restrooms, charcoal grills and boat launching ramps. BIRCH COVE - 103 Camp Sites with Electric o... continue

Fishing

Copan Lake Fishing
With the large uncleared areas and artificial fish shelters that were constructed prior to impoundment, Copan Lake offers excellent habitats for many species of game fish such as largemouth bass, white crappie, channel and flathead catfish and various species of sunfish. The 5,000 acre lake has also... continue

Hunting

Copan Hunting
11,000 acres of the project land has been set aside to be managed for wildlife. The management of this land is done through a cooperative effort between the Corps of Engineers and the State Wildlife Departments in both Oklahoma (ODWC) and Kansas (KDWP). The game species and their relative abundance ... continue

Campgrounds

Copan Lake Camping
Washington Cove and Post Oak Parks have class A camping with full facilities. Washington Cove is looked after by Gate Attendants during the entire summer recreation season. Gates are locked at 10:00 p.m. each night and are opened at 6:00 a.m. each morning. Post Oak is left open every night for those... continue

Fishing

Lake Eufaula FishingLake Eufaula Fishing
Lake Eufaula has been listed as seventh place overall as one of Oklahoma's Top 25 Bass Lakes. The average weight per bass on Lake Eufaula was 2.37 pounds with 76 percent of the anglers being successful. These results were based from more than 1000 bass fishing tournaments held during the year.... continue

Hunting

Lake Eufaula HuntingLake Eufaula Hunting
Corps of Engineers project lands are open for public hunting except for developed park area and lands in the vicinity of the dam and other project structures. The principal game species include bobwhite quail, deer, cottontail rabbit, squirrel, duck, geese and morning dove. ... continue

Camping

Eufaula Lake Corps Campgrounds
There are 7 Class A campgrounds located around Eufaula Lake as well as day uses areas and primitive campsites. Belle Starr South - Class Designation: A Facilities include: Designated Campsites, Elec. only, Restrooms, Showers, Trailer Dump Station, Picnic Area, Playgroun... continue

State Parks

Lake Eufaula State ParkLake Eufaula State Park
Lake Eufaula State Park (formerly, Fountainhead) is located on the western shoreline midway between Chectoah and Eufaula on Oklahoma's largest man made lake, Lake Eufaula. It offers a recreational park with a variety of available activities and has within its confines the Fountainhead... continue

Golf Courses

Fountainhead Golf CourseFountainhead Golf Course
Fountainhead Golf Course is one of Oklahoma's nine state park golf courses. Tight undulating fairways, large sloping greens and sand bunkers characterize Fountainhead - a test of ability for any golfer. Fountainhead's hilly course and sloping greens make par an excellent score. Views of Lake Eufaula... continue

State Parks

Arrowhead State ParkArrowhead State Park
Arrowhead State Park features 2,200 acres of rolling, tree-covered hills and rugged terrain. It is located on a peninsula of Lake Eufaula, one of the largest manmade lakes in the Southwest. The lake has 102,000 acres of water, 600 miles of shoreline and a beautiful scenic view from overlooks located... continue

Golf Courses

Arrowhead Golf CourseArrowhead Golf Course
Rugged, rock-strewn hills surrounding the inlets and coves of Lake Eufaula make Arrowhead a beautiful, challenging course rated the number one public course in the state in 1997 and 1998. Mature, native trees line Arrowhead's Bermuda grass fairways, and the bent grass greens are large and undulating... continue

Hunting

Hulah Lake Hunting
Approximately 8,900 acres of project lands have been made available to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation for wildlife management purposes. Two thousand acres of this have been set aside as a State waterfowl refuge; the remainder is managed for upland game and whitetail deer and is ope... continue

State Parks

Wah-Sha-She State ParkWah-Sha-She State Park
Wah-Sha-She State Park is located on the west and east sides of the dam at Lake Hulah. Wah-Sha-She is the name given to this area by Osage Indians and means "the water people." Fishing, boating, and water skiing are popular featuring 9 lighted boat ramps and 2 loading docks. The park... continue

Campgrounds

Hulah Lake Camping
In addition to the camping facilties located at Wah-Sha-She State Park, these additional campgrounds allow the visitor to camp and access the lake in several areas around the lake. Caney Bend Picnic area; Campsites; Restrooms Dam Site Picnic area; Camps... continue

Fishing

Oologah Lake FishingOologah Lake Fishing
Oologah Lake boasts shallow water fishing in the north half, deep water fishing in the south half, and also excellent fishing below the dam in the tailwaters. The lake and its tailwaters are stocked with millions of fish, including sand bass, catfish, hybrid striped bass, crappie, and walleye. Stand... continue

Hunting

Oologah Lake Hunting
Land at the Oologah Wildlife Management Area that are open to hunting include 6,540 acres managed by the Corps and 12,940 acres managed by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. Hunting maps that show areas open to hunting are available at the project office. Available game includes deer,... continue

Campgrounds

Oologah Lake Corps CampgroundsOologah Lake Corps Campgrounds
Whether you prefer to rough it in a tent or commune with nature from a fully equipped recreational vehicle, you will find campgrounds and facilities at the lake that are perfect for you and your family. Eleven parks are provided for your enjoyment. These areas include showers, overnight camping pads... continue

State Parks

Dog Iron Ranch - State ParkDog Iron Ranch - State Park
The log-walled, two-story home where Will Rogers was born in 1879 is located on the four hundred-acre ranch with barns and longhorned cattle. Self-guided daily tours are available at the house with a recorded message by Will's youngest son Jim Rogers. Group tours can be arranged by appointment. The ... continue

Equestrian Trails

Oologah Lake Equestrian Trails
Oologah Lake is surrounded by horse country and what better way to experience its western heritage than to spend time on the Will Rogers Country Centennial Trail. Located on the east side of the lake, the trail winds around the lake shore from the Spillway to Blue Creek Park for a total length of 18... continue

Hiking Trails

Oologah Lake Nature Trails
And don't forget to bring your walking shoes. The Skull Hollow Nature Trail, located in Hawthorn Bluff, offers three different routes, the longest being a mile and a third in length. Spectacular anytime, it's absolute tops for enjoying autumn color. Brochures on both trails are available at the Corp... continue

Fishing

Keystone Lake FishingKeystone Lake Fishing
Keystone Lake is noted for its striped bass, sand bass, black bass, lake strain small mouth bass, crappie, and catfish. Downstream fisheries are accessible from Whitewater and Brush Creek Parks. Swift Park (a day use Tulsa County park) provides boat access to the Arkansas River below the lake when w... continue

Hunting

Keystone Public Hunting Area
Keystone Public Hunting Area, covering approximately 15,500 acres, lies along much of the shoreline which consists of bottomland timber and postoak, blackjack and prairie fields. Principal wildlife include squirrel, rabbit, quail, dove and waterfowl. ... continue

Campgrounds

Keystone Lake Corps CampgroundsKeystone Lake Corps Campgrounds
Camping facilities range from primitive to full hook up. Among the several Corps of Engineers campground areas are three Class A locations, two which are open year round. Group Shelters and Campgrounds are also available. New Mannford Ramp - Class Designation: A Phone: (918) 86... continue

State Parks

Keystone State ParkKeystone State Park
Three different campground areas open year round provide over 150 campsites from primitive camping to full electric, water and sewer hookups, 40 full hookups, 10 pull-throughs. Five group picnic pavilions are available for public rental. Picnic tables and grills are scattered throughout the park for... continue

Cabins

Keystone Lake CabinsKeystone Lake Cabins
Keystone Lake State Park cabins typically range from the $80's to $180+ dollars a night. As a suggestion you might also check out Bears Glen Cabins at www.bearsglencabins.com Within Keystone State Park are 21 Cabins (with fireplace) - Cabins range from 1 bedroom for 4 from la... continue

ORV Areas

Appalachia Bay ORV Area
Located on Keystone Lake, this 600 acre area is maintained by the Corps of Engineers. Many of the locals refer to this area as Motorcycle Island. A few years ago the Corps built a high roadbed leading to the Motorcycle Peninsula. However, if the water level rises above 735 ft. it's an island again. ... continue

Fishing

Skiatook Lake Fishing
Skiatook Lake provides some of the best bass fishing this country has ever known! From the lake's deep main body to the uplake flats, bass fishermen are continually rewarded for their efforts. The water is sparkling clear blue all year long because there are no farmland tributaries. And no wastes or... continue

Hunting

Skiatook Lake Hunting
The shoreline surrounding is controlled by the US Army Corp of Engineers, and is habitat to various types of wildlife from rabbits and squirrels, whitetail deer, quail, many other native bird species, and the occasional coyote. There are approximately 8,000 acres of this land open for hunting at var... continue

Campgrounds

Skiatook Lake Corps CampgroundsSkiatook Lake Corps Campgrounds
Several parks operated by the Corps of Engineers are located around Skiatook Lake and offer semi-modern hookups and primitive camping as well as boat launch areas making access to the lake a convenience for all visitors.Tall Chief Cove - $18/night; Twin Points - $14/night; Bull Creek - $8/... continue

State Parks

Okmulgee/Dripping Springs State ParkOkmulgee/Dripping Springs State Park
Okmulgee/Dripping Springs State Park includes 2 lakes: Okmulgee with 672 acres and Dripping Springs with 1050 acres, and 2 camping areas. The area was part of a shallow, muddy inland sea 200 to 350 million years ago. The rock formations throughout the park were formed during the Pennsylvanian Perio... continue

Fishing

Tenkiller Fishing
Year-round fishing at Tenkiller Lake is good with black bass, white bass, striped bass, crappie, catfish, bream and walleye, with rainbow and brown trout stocked in the Illinois River below the dam. The trout fishery on the river attracts many visitors, as does the Illinois River above the lake whic... continue

Hunting

Tenkiller HuntingTenkiller Hunting
Hunting opportunities are abundant around Tenkiller. This area is ranked 2nd in Oklahoma for number of deer taken during deer season. Project lands are open for public hunting, except for developed recreational areas and lands in the vicinity of the dam and other project structures. Approximately 2,... continue

Campgrounds

Tenkiller Corps Parks
With almost 1,400 acres available for camping around Lake Tenkiller and along the Upper and Lower Illinois River, the Tenkiller area is the camper's paradise. With two state parks and many campgrounds that are privately owned or managed by the U.S. Corps of engineers, there is room for everyone with... continue

State Parks

Cherokee Landing State ParkCherokee Landing State Park
Cherokee Landing State Park is open year round with 120 electric/water hookups, 50 primitive sites, restrooms/showers, sanitary dump station, picnic areas, group shelters, boat ramp, swimming beach, softball, playground and handicap accessible fishing dock. ... continue

State Parks

Tenkiller State ParkTenkiller State Park
Located near the dam of scenic Lake Tenkiller, this State Park occupies 1,190 acres of land and is a recreation mecca. The magnificent limestone cliffs, crystal clear lake, and abundant water sports (including scuba diving) draw countless visitors each year. Tenkiller Ferry Dam is Oklahoma's second ... continue

Cabins

Tenkiller State Park CabinsTenkiller State Park Cabins
Tenkiller State Park offers 39 cabins, some with a lake view while others have a park view. The cabins sit high atop limestone cliffs at the south end of Lake Tenkiller in a beautiful state park setting. The cabins are of a duplex style with shared outdoor grill and picnic table outside. ... continue

Scuba Diving

Tenkiller Scuba DivingTenkiller Scuba Diving
Divers from Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and all surrounding states have long labeled the crystal clear waters of Tenkiller as their destination of choice. The mildly sloping hills and rock cliffs are not confined to the land, as they delve into the depths of the lake, they provide an intriguing underwa... continue

Nature Centers

Tenkiller State Park Nature CenterTenkiller State Park Nature Center
Tenkiller State Park Nature Center is staffed by volunteers and a naturalist and is open 7 days a week in the summer. The park naturalist conducts activities at the nature center located at the cabin office and visitor center. Arts and crafts, snake exhibits, insect displays, aquariums, living bee ... continue

Trails

Tenkiller Hiking Trails
Spectacular rock formations, huge boulders, and frequent glimpses of the lake can be seen along Standing Rock Nature Trail. The trail (about 1 1/4 miles in length) is made up of two loops, each with two segments of shorter trails - Big Pine and Three sisters on the first loop, and Big Cedar a... continue

Fishing

Lake Hudson Fishing and Wildlife
The Markham Ferry Dam, which was constructed in 1964, created what many call " the best bass lake in Oklahoma." A large variety of fish can be caught on Lake Hudson. Species available include largemouth, black, spotted, and white bass, crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, and walleye. ... continue

State Parks

Snowdale State ParkSnowdale State Park
Snowdale State Park is a 15-acre park that sits on beautiful 12,000-acre Lake Hudson and has 82 campsites. The park has a swimming beach and allows boating, water skiing, and fishing. A playground, complete with a volleyball court, is also provided at this well-kept facility. There a... continue

Fishing Reports

Lake Hudson Fishing Report
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACCURATE FISHING REPORTS: This is just to remind you that fishing reports are given with the best intentions to help you catch fish. And do remember fishing reports given a few hours ago can change due to a whole list of circumstances. But ---- they are still one of... continue

Structural Landmarks

Fort Gibson DamFort Gibson Dam
Surrounded by high bluffs, with the expansive lake on one side and rushing river on the other, the massive structure of Fort Gibson Dam is impressive. Observation areas provide excellent views. The dam is located on the Grand (or Neosho) river about five miles northwest of Fort Gibson and about eigh... continue

Fishing

Fort Gibson Lake Fishing
Northeast Oklahoma has long been noted for its outstanding fishing, and at Fort Gibson sportsmen will find black bass, white bass, crappie, and several varieties of catfish and panfish. Three heated fishing docks offer winter fun for crappie fishing. ... continue

Hunting

Fort Gibson Lake Area Hunting
When "game fever" is in the air, hunters will find such species as whitetail deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, duck, geese, cottontail rabbit and squirrel. Nearly 21,800 acres of project land is licensed to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, of which 17,300 acres are managed for pu... continue

Campgrounds

Fort Gibson Lake Corps CampgroundsFort Gibson Lake Corps Campgrounds
Campers and picnickers will find 21 park areas managed by the Corps of Engineers, and two parks managed by the State of Oklahoma. The parks have campsites, picnic areas, drinking water, restrooms, & boat launching ramps. Some campsites have electricity, showers, RV hook-ups, and dump stations.... continue

State Parks

Sequoyah Bay State ParkSequoyah Bay State Park
Sequoyah Bay State Park is located within an oak-hickory woodland of eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Reservoir. Camping - Sequoyah Bay offers 257 great campsites in five campgrounds for the tenter or RVer. There are three sanitary dump stations in the Park and ea... continue

Cabins

Sequoyah Bay State Park CabinsSequoyah Bay State Park Cabins
Sequoyah Bay Marina and cabins are the perfect place for weekend getaways or fishing trips. Sequoyah Bay's five cozy cabins are the cleanest cabins around. The cabins have each been designed with one bedroom, a small kitchen, a full bathroom with shower, air conditioning, heat, a cov... continue

Structural Landmarks

McClelland-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation SystemMcClelland-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System
The McClelland-Kerr Lock and Dam offer a fascinating view from the 7,230 foot dam with a maximum height of 75 feet above the streambed. There is a service road to the right embankment and an access road to the lock in the left embankment. Passage of vessels through the lock is always a captivating e... continue

Hunting

Kerr Reservoir Area Hunting
Opportunities are excellent for the hunting enthusiast who comes to the area surrounding the Robert S. Kerr Reservoir. Approximately 20,800 acres of project lands have been made available for the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge. About 9,750 acres of these lands are open for public hunting. The rem... continue

Camping

Kerr Reservoir Corps CampgroundsKerr Reservoir Corps Campgrounds
For young and old alike, Kerr Lake has a variety of recreation for everyone, from swimming on our many beaches to camping and picnicking in one of our five park areas. Our camping areas include facilities such as boat launching ramps, designated camps sites, picnic areas, drinking water, shower faci... continue

Fishing

Grand Lake FishingGrand Lake Fishing
Fishing is by far the most popular sporting activity on Grand Lake, and you have the ability to enjoy this favorite pastime all year 'round. It has been said that October to April are the best months for catching the ever- popular Crappie. With the many enclosed fishing docks throughout the Grand La... continue

Boating

Grand Lake BoatingGrand Lake Boating
Grand Lake O' the Cherokees boasts over 30 full service marinas and boat dealers. You can enjoy everything from a comfortable, friendly fishing camp style marina to luxurious yacht clubs with every service imaginable. Many marinas offer fishing guides, boat and personal watercraft r... continue

Cruises

Cherokee Queen I & IICherokee Queen I & II
Cherokee Queen I has been one of Grand Lake's most popular and unique attractions sinceshewas assembled and launched in 1945. Over the years, her original charm and character have been enhanced so thqtshe really is reminiscent of the heyday of riverboats on the mississippi. This twin-decked, 67' bo... continue

Structural Landmarks

Pensacola DamPensacola Dam
Pensacola Dam was the first hydroelectric facility in the state. GRDA built the dam between December 30, 1938, and March 21, 1940, when depression-era labor was abundant. It is located between the communities of Langley and Disney, spanning a mile across the Grand River Valley and holding back the 4... continue

State Parks

Disney/Little Blue State Park
Extremely popular for its wealth of recreational activities and its abundant fishing opportunities, 46,300 acre Grand Lake is one of northeast Oklahoma's most popular vacation destinations. The southeast shoreline area of Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, just two blocks from Disney, is th... continue

State Parks

Bernice State ParkBernice State Park
Bernice State Park is located on the water front of Grand Lake, an area described as the "Crappie Fishing Capitol of the State." Located on the northwestern corner of Grand Lake, this State Park is famous for its gradual tapering and shallow swim areas with smooth pebble beaches and has become a po... continue

State Parks

Cherokee State ParkCherokee State Park
Cherokee State Park is located in northeastern Oklahoma on the shores of Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. Grand Lake is one of Oklahoma's largest lakes with over 59,000 surface acres and 1,300 miles of shoreline. Grand Lake's Pensacola Dam was constructed in 1940 and is considered to be the longest mult... continue

State Parks

Honey Creek State ParkHoney Creek State Park
On the shores of Grand Lake 'O The Cherokees, in the city limits of Grove, OK, Honey Creek State Park is approximately 38 acres and with its full bloom of Dogwood and Redbud trees, is especially beautiful in the spring. The park offers excellent fishing opportunities for bass, catfish, crappie, blue... continue

Birdwatching

Grand Lake Migratory FowlGrand Lake Migratory Fowl
The American White Pelican - Pelicans have lived in our world for over 35,000,000 years and have changed very little in that period of time - a truly pre-historic creature. We are fortunate in the Grand Lake area that the American White Pelican spends time here during both spring and fall mig... continue

ORV Areas

Grand Lake 4 x 4  ActionGrand Lake 4 x 4 Action
If extreme 4x4 action is what you want, Grand Lake offers plenty to keep you satisfied! From rugged wooded trails to sheer rock faces, the base of Pensacola Dam has terrain for any type of vehicle. Throughout the year, you will find drivers testing their abilities in such places as the "Rock Garde... continue

State Parks

Spavinaw Lake State ParkSpavinaw Lake State Park
Spavinaw State Park is one of Oklahoma's hidden recreational gardens located at the base of the bluffs along Spavinaw Creek just below the dam on the western end of Spavinaw Lake, a 1,636 acre fishing-only lake with 20 miles of shoreline. The park offers visitors camping, fishing, pic... continue

Fishing

Twin Bridges Fishing
Twin Bridges is known statewide, and possibly nationally, as the fishing capitol of Oklahoma for its excellent fishing as well as its quiet country atmosphere. You can enjoy catching a trophy size bass, catfish, bluegill or spoonbill while appreciating the quiet and solitude all around you. This yea... continue

Campgrounds

Twin Bridges Camping
Twin Bridges State Park is located in far northeast Oklahoma at the junction of Spring River and Neosho River at the top of Grand Lake. Campgrounds range from 63 semi-modern RV sites with water and electric hookups, some with pull-throughs, to 100 regular sites for tent camping. The park also offers... continue

Cabins

Twin Bridges "Huts"
Twin Bridges State Park offers 5 lake huts, one-room structures with electricity, ceiling fans, heat and screened windows. Outside there are grills, tables, water, and restroom facilities. Cots can be rented at the park office. ... continue

Campgrounds

Adair State Park Camping
Adair State Park offers tranquil camping with 6 electric and water hookups, primitive campsites, restroom with showers, picnic areas, group shelters, fishing pond, ball fields, playground, and paddleboats. Day Use - Open Daily - 8am - 11pm (in season), Wednesday - Sunday, 8 am - 11pm ... continue

Campgrounds

Natural Falls Camping
Natural Falls State Park has 44 RV campsites with water and electric hookups; 34 with 30 amp, 10 with 50 amp, and 10 are pull-thru sites. These sites have cement pads, tables, and grills. In addition, there are 30 tent sites available. A comfort station with showers is also available.The park... continue

Fishing

Natural Falls Fishing
Above Natural Falls State Park natural springwaters flow into a common stream, creating a cascading 77 foot waterfall. At the base of the falls, the transparent waters pool before spilling into a nearly 4.5 acre lake downstream that offers catch-and-release fishing.... continue

Trails

Natural Falls Trails
Aside from the prestigious falls at Natrual Falls State Park, visitors and campers enjoy nearly a mile and a half of walking trails The formal gardens area offers the ideal setting for an outdoor wedding.... continue

Fishing

Greenleaf FishingGreenleaf Fishing
Largemouth bass, crappie, catfish and sunfish provide plenty of thrills for anglers of all ages and skill levels. A fully accessible kids fishing pond is stocked December through February with trout and stocked occasionally the remainder of the year with bass, catfish and perch. Fishing is allowed ... continue

Campgrounds

Greenleaf CampingGreenleaf Camping
Greenleaf offers 178 secluded campsites, (M) (S) (P) (D), and lakeside RV sites and wooded primitive camping sites for the outdoors person. There are 5 comfort stations located throughout the park (three with showers). Two sanitary dump stations are available for RV's. Camping clubs are welcome and ... continue

Cabins

Greeleaf State Park CabinsGreeleaf State Park Cabins
Greenleaf's 14 rustic hideaways are perfect for a romantic weekend or family retreat. Cabins are all one bedroom, with fully equipped kitchens, cookware, utensils and all linens provided. Most cabins have fireplaces and a magnificent view of the lake. ... continue

Nature Centers

Greenleaf Nature Hut
Remodeled in 1996, the nature center at Greenleaf State Park is one of the most popular locations in the park. The center features live and hands-on exhibits and park artifacts. The year round naturalist and recreation program features living history programs, Cherokee storytelling, hayrides, astron... continue

Hiking Trails

Greenleaf Nature Trail
An 18 mile primitive trail on the banks of Greenleaf Lake, passes over a swinging bridge, and makes a return loop through the wildlife-rich Cherokee Game Management Area, beginning and ending in the park. The trail is designed for overnight backpacking and is also enjoyed by day hikers. Because it c... continue

ORV Areas

Camp Gruber ORV AreaCamp Gruber ORV Area
The Camp Gruber ORV Area was created by a land grant from the Federal Government's Department of the Interior in March of 1990, constituting the largest land grant from the Federal government to a County government to date. A 455 acre sliver of this army base is operated by the Camp Gruber Recreatio... continue

Cabins

Osage Hills CabinsOsage Hills Cabins
There are eight stone cabins at Osage Hills State Park. The 1-bedroom park-view cabins are from $65 a night; the one, 2-bedroom, park-view cabin is $80 per night, with the rates $10 cheaper in winter. (rates subject to change) The cabins are open year around. Children under 18 are fr... continue

Hiking Trails

Osage Hills TrailsOsage Hills Trails
The Bugle Multi-use trail is located in Osage Hills State Park. This 4-mile trail covers a wide diversity of the Park. The trail head is located in the R.V. loop. This trail starts out uphill to look-out tower, a rock tower overlooking the Osage hills. The trail then goes on through the woods to Loo... continue

Resorts

Western Hills Guest RanchWestern Hills Guest Ranch
On a peninsula in the rolling foothills of Sequoyah State Park, this rustic Guest Ranch is a great western getaway. A flexible setting for families, reunions or conventioneers, visitors can count on finding all kinds of fun ? from fishing, golf and tennis to horseback riding and two-steppin'. ... continue

Golf Courses

Sequoyah State Park GolfSequoyah State Park Golf
Nestled in the densely wooded foothills of the Ozark Plateau, Sequoyah is a short but difficult course with bent grass greens and bermuda grass tees and fairways ? a good challenge for the average golfer. More than 200 mature oak and pecan trees grace the fairways of Sequoyah, which offers views of ... continue

Hiking Trails

Sequoyah State Park Trails
Eagles roost Interpretive Trail is a short 1.25 mile loop through an oak/hickory forest. The Fossil Trail and Three Forks Trail are shorter, 1/2 mile nature trails. For the mountain biker, Whispering Pines Mountain Bike Trail is a 10-mile trail that wanders through a wide range of terrain within the... continue

Equestrian Trails

Sequoyah State Park StablesSequoyah State Park Stables
The stables at Sequoyah State Park feature trail rides, hay rides, carriage rides, stagecoach rides, covered wagon rides, and activities for little cowboys. Trailrides and hayrides are offered February through November. Reservations for group activities may be made year round. ... continue

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