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Hiking Highlights

Hiking is a great way to get outdoors, exercise and enjoy nature, and many may not realize the state has some great trails to explore, from our northernmost corners to the Texas border. Here are some popular hiking destinations in Oklahoma: Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge  Lawton Located in southwestern Oklahoma, this refuge offers hiking trails that range from easy to difficult, taking...

A Canyon For All

Five miles south of I-40 on US-281, the Oklahoma prairie yawns open, revealing a canyon near Hinton. The chasm, made of orange-brown, cross-bedded, fine-grained sandstone, is known as Red Rock Canyon Adventure Park. The Caddo County site is a geological formation, part of the Permian-age Rush Springs aquifer.  The canyon includes an unusual formation, sometimes labeled a “hoodoo,” that has...

Back in the Saddle

While some people think seeing Oklahoma by motor vehicle is the way to go, others would argue the proper way to do it is by horseback. Jeanne Keffer Remer, director of the trail program at Honey Lee Ranch Trail Rides in Jones, thinks fall is a great time to get back in the saddle again ... or discover horseback riding...

Okie Summer Hotspots

In addition to heat and humidity, Oklahoma summers also offer a tremendous variety of natural destinations which highlight the diverse and beautiful terrain of the Sooner State. This summer, treat yourself to one or more of Oklahoma’s stunning state and national parks, lakes and wildlife refuges.  “The diversity of our state park system in Oklahoma is pretty remarkable,” says Oklahoma...

Hiking Highlights

Oklahoma is no stranger to natural beauty. From the Salt Plains to the Ouachita Mountains and the Tallgrass Prairie, these stunning destinations eagerly await a visit.  Hiking any trail for the first time can be daunting, but the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department can help you prepare. “We have so much diversity in Oklahoma, whether it’s choosing a trail in Chickasaw...

A Return to Adventure

OklahomaLake Guide Beat the heat at one of many Oklahoma lakes. We offer a quick breakdown of a few. Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees:  Perhaps Oklahoma’s most popular lake, Grand offers 46,500 surface acres of aquatic fun in northeast Oklahoma. Dock a boat year-round or rent one for the weekend. Find recreation at nearby state parks and privately operated facilities. Parasailing and...