OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma is the Land of What's New, and the Land of a million photo ops -- come see for yourself! Mile for mile, Oklahoma offers the nation's most diverse terrain. Start exploring now! 

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Wildlife Watching

With mountains, prairies, caves and forests, the state is a great place to see wildlife while hiking or biking. See a herd of Asian elephants at the Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo. Watch buffalo roam on 60,000 acres in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Lawton alongside Texas longhorn cattle.

The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is the largest protected area of tallgrass prairie in the world -- you might even see bison and bobcats. 

See some bats at Alabaster Caverns State Park.

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Stafford Air and Space Museum

Explore the history of flight from the Wright Brothers to the Space Shuttle. See a flown spacecraft, the Gemini VI, on display. See thousands of items on display, in over an acre of exhibits, to see the evolution of aviation and spaceflight. 

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Explore Broken Bow

Zipline the canopies of the forest to a beautiful view over Broken Bow Lake with Rugaru Adventures. Fish, canoe or kayak down the Lower Mountain Fork River within Beavers Bend State Park, where boat access is unlimited.

 

Broken Bow Lake runs deep and its floor is covered by rocks (rather than mud), so it's crystal clear! Boat, swim, ski, tube or fish 180 miles of shoreline.

Take part in wagon riding, fishing and horseback riding at Riverman Trail Rides.

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Natural Falls State Park

Set your eyes on the stunning 77 foot waterfall at the bottom of a narrow V-shaped valley. Ferns, mosses and liverworts thrive here; the dense forest includes a canopy of maples and white oaks. Scenes from the 1974 movie "Where the Red Fern Grows" were filmed here. 

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Oklahoma Murals

Main streets and small towns alike boast vibrant murals depicting the state's rich history and showcasing important landmarks. Keep an eye out for intricate designs along the walls od abandoned building, iconic sites and even downtown businesses.

Main Street in Normal has a hidden red tail hawk mural; check out Bricktown's set of murals; local storefronts are painted in Vinita and Big Cabin.

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Science Museum Oklahoma

Explore 350,000 square feet of hands-on science experiences! Get lost in CurioCity, let your mind wander in Kirkpatrick Planetarium, be "Light Minded", and get up close and personal in the life of a Backyard Bug.

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