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Kiamichi Country, Oklahoma

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Tuskahoma, Bokchito, Kiamichi, Little River and Moon. Even the map reads like poetry in Southern Oklahoma, a timeless world where the gentle Ouachita mountains are shaded blue and rivers run wild. The name Ouachita comes from the Choctaw words Owa chito which means "big hunt" -- a tribute to the abundance of wildlife that still holds true. Deer, owls, raccoons, bobcats, red and gray fox and a hundred species of birds still flourish in the pristine wilderness; flying squirrels skitter along the treetops and black bears lumber out in spring to sun themselves on rocks. When the federal government relocated the Choctaw tribe to Indian Territory in the 1830s, Chief Pushmataha declared: "We have acquired from the U.S. here the best remaining territory west of the Mississippi." The natural barriers of the Winding Stair Mountains, the southern Kiamichis, the Jack Fork and San Bois Mountains created a remote world in southeastern Oklahoma, green and deep as the inside of an emerald. Moss beards the cypress trees that grow on the banks of the Mountain Fork River in Beavers Bend Resort Park and pine needles carpet the forest floor.

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Belle Starr .... "Queen of the Bandits"

Haskell County is rich in history. One of the most infamous female bandits in the Old West brought a lot of attention to this area. Her name is Belle Starr.

Stigler, OK Pioneer History

Ouachita National Forest

Over 1.6 million acres of natural wonders awaits you at one of the three national forests in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

The Ouachita National Forest is the oldest national forest in the South. The forest is named for the Ouachita Mountains, (pronounced, Wash'ita)

Idabel, OK National Forests

Fort Towson Historic Site

The ruins and artifacts at the site of Historic Fort Towson, listed on the National Register of Historic Places is all that remained when the Oklahoma Historical Society acquired the site in 1960. The fort was established in May 1824

Fort Towson, OK Forts

Robber's Cave SP Nature Center

Housed in a natural stone bathhouse built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the nature center offers living displays of native animals and a schedule of activities. Whether it'

, OK Nature Centers

Brier Creek Golf & Country Club

Brier Creek Golf is a beautiful 9 hole course with a swimming pool at the club house. We have several tournaments throughout the year, such as a cancer and Shriner's tournament. Our golf scramble each Friday at 5:30

Stigler, OK Golf Courses

Robber's Cave SP Nature Trails

Trails which lead through the short-leaf pine forest appeal to birders and other nature lovers. Robbers Cave is home to cardinals, chickadees, titmice, bluejays and other Oklahoma songbirds. Careful observers may catch a glimpse of the park'

, OK Hiking Trails

Antlers Tornado

On April 12 , 1945, at 5:20 pm, a tornado first touched down southwest of town near the Hall communtiy. At 5:45

Antlers, OK Monuments


Broken Bow Hiking Trails

Broken Bow Lake stretches 22

, OK Hiking Trails

Broken Bow Lake State Parks

Located along the shores of Broken Bow Lake and the Mountain Fork River, guests will find Lakeview Lodge, a 40 room retreat with private decks overlooking the lake at Hochatown State Park which sits adjacent to

, OK Camping

Latimer County Golf Course

Latimer County Golf Course is a semi-private, 9-hole course that is open year round with an open guest policy.

Wilburton, OK Golf Courses

Pine Creek Corps Campgrounds

For camping and picnicking enthusiasts, developed parks along the lake shoreline offer boat launching ramps, fireplaces, picnic tables, campsites, sanitary facilities, and parking areas. Recreation facilities include 3 group shelters/electric hook-ups, 116

, OK Camping

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