Wide Open Spaces Adventure

Chickasaw Country

Wide Open Spaces Adventure

Breathe Deep

 

Oklahoma’s landscape is a rich tapestry of prairies, forests, mountains and rivers, all connected by 130 miles of highway aptly called Adventure Road. Exploring here is more than chasing new experiences; it’s returning to a timeless way of thinking, when all we needed for an unforgettable adventure was the open road and the great outdoors.

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Into the Wild

Witness unbridled natural beauty at its fullest while exploring the Blue River and Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge.

Soar over the seemingly endless waters of Lake Texoma and Lake Murray, two of Oklahoma’s largest state parks.

Take in unbelievable views of the Arbuckle Mountains while riding 777 Zip or hiking the trails at the Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center.

Set up camp along the Lake of the Arbuckles shoreline, a popular spot inside the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Spot foxes, butterflies and more wildlife in the distance on a hike through Martin Park Nature Center’s natural sanctuary.

Maneuver a colorful sailboat across the rippled surface of Lake Hefner.

The Air That I Breathe

Put the map down, put the top down, and just get lost.

 

Wide Open Spaces Destinations

Lake Texoma State Park
Kingston, OK
Limited Services Available

Lake Texoma State Park is home to one of the largest reservoirs in the United States. Famous for its striped bass, Texoma has been dubbed the Striper Capital of the World. Kingston, Oklahoma, even celebrates the popularity of striper fishing with the Kingston Striper Festival held each June.

Lake Murray
Ardmore, OK
Limited Services Available

Beautiful Lake Murray is known for the clarity and color of its waters and its seemingly endless list of recreational opportunities. Framed by the thick forest of Murray State Park, this 100-foot-deep, spring-fed lake also houses a wide variety of birds, including the rare wintering bald eagle. Lake Murray is a popular destination for a variety of activities, including camping, swimming, hiking, golf, tennis, horseback riding, fishing, boating, sailing, riding ATVs and more.

Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge
Tishomingo, OK
Limited Services Available

Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge provides a natural, unencumbered habitat for a variety of native Oklahoma species and is a fun place to tour, whether you’re interested in viewing wildlife, fishing or just enjoying a bit of peace and quiet. The refuge also acts as a bird sanctuary, housing almost 300 different species of birds. Home to Lake Texoma, the Washita River, a shooting range and camping areas, this 13,286-square-mile expanse offers relaxation, restoration and plenty of activities for the energetic.

Blue River
Tishomingo, OK
Limited Services Available

The Blue River winds its way throughout the southern region of Oklahoma, inviting guests to enjoy leisurely activities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking and rafting. It is one of the bodies of water in the state in which trout can be found in the winter, and fly fishing for smallmouth bass is another popular pastime.

Arbuckle Trail Rides
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

A trip to the Arbuckle Mountains isn't complete without booking an afternoon at the Arbuckle Trail Rides, a rustic, guided experience that will take you for a relaxing ride through mountainous scenery and lush green landscapes.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

Journey through Oklahoma's oldest national park, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which has served as a haven for outdoors enthusiasts since 1902. Water in all forms, from springs and streams to lakes and more, is the area's main attraction.

Lake of the Arbuckles
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

The crystal waters of the Lake of the Arbuckles sparkle amidst a 35-mile forested shoreline. The lake rests in the heart of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, which is well known for trout fishing.

Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

Imagine stepping out the door of your hotel to see a vast, scenic landscape laid out before you, the rolling hills meeting the sun-soaked painted sky. That’s exactly what you get at Sulphur’s Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center — and more.

777 Zip
Davis, OK
Limited Services Available

It’s the most exciting way to experience the Arbuckle Mountains and Turner Falls! 777 Zip’s seatbelt restraint system sends you 777 feet in reverse to a viewing tower on the mountain above Collings Castle, from which point you’ll have a spectacular view of Turner Falls.

Arbuckle Mountains
Chickasaw Country
Limited Services Available

You haven’t experienced true natural beauty until you've visited the Arbuckle Mountains in Chickasaw Country. The ecological diversity of the range moves from forest to prairie to grassland with an abundance of natural springs. Bring your hiking boots or camping gear for an exciting adventure any time of the year!

Lake Hefner
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Imagine spending a day among the shining buildings of downtown Oklahoma City, enjoying an adventure wrapped in the bustle of urban life. Then, when things wind down, you drive just 15 minutes north, still in the city, to experience a brand-new landscape at Lake Hefner.

Martin Park Nature Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Open 51 weeks a year, Martin Park Nature Center provides a peaceful, 144-acre natural sanctuary in the midst of Oklahoma City's urban surroundings. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, from birds and butterflies to foxes, armadillos and reptiles. And for those looking to explore the area's environment, there are 2.5 miles of gentle hiking trails made of gravel and packed soil.

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