Sunset Lake, Thompson Park

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Sunset Lake, Thompson Park Named for its beautiful sunsets, Sunset Lake is a complete park and recreation area. Few experiences can provide the peace and serenity found on this 32 acre lake at sunset. Take a leisure walk around the 1 mile concrete trail that encircles the lake. Enjoy the plant life, the ducks and geese on the lake, and the restful water.

Fishing is a favorite pastime at the lake. Trout and catfish are abundant. Sunset Lake is the first municipally owned lake in Oklahoma to be continually stocked with trout. Fishing licenses can be obtained at City hall and other locations in Guymon. As a convenience to the physically challenged, a dock has been added that is handicapped accessible.

Throughout Thompson Park picnic areas are abundant, including three large, covered pavilions Thompson Parksuitable for reunions and large parties. An amphitheater is also available for outdoor entertainment.

For the young and young at heart, there are paddle boats, an operating miniature train, ducks to be fed and playground equipment.

Address: West on North 5th from Guymon

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Sunset Hills Golf Course

With more great golfing days than even Arizona, Guymon is the home of Sunset Hills Golf Course, one of the premier 18 hole facilities in Oklahoma. With a USGA Course Rating of 69.0, this 6236 yard, par 71 / slope 117

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Genealogy Section, Library

The Guymon Public Library has an extensive Genealogy Section that includes area newspaper from pre-statehood to the present on microfilm. There is also an extensive Native American genealogy area;

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Guymon Wild Game Reserve

Sitting to the north of Thompson Park, across the dam, is the Guymon Game Reserve. Driving up to the reserve fence or sitting on one of the park benches, you may be able to view Aoudad sheep, llamas, buffalo, prairie dogs, African Watusi and Longhorn cattle and elk.

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Day Trips

Day trips, 3 to 5 days, can be designed for your specific interests. The trips can include rodeos, trail rides, outlaw hideouts, fantasy adventures, and more. You can also take the opportunity to tour a feedlot, cattle auction or other areas where you see today's cowboy at work.

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