Voted Oklahoma's #1 Tourist Attraction for 2005, is a drive through
safari and amusement park. A scenic drive through the park starts your adventure. Afterwards, park your car and continue with
the walk-through adventure which includes more animals and an amusement area.
The "Gem of the Arbuckles" and the oldest park in Oklahoma. Many
springs from the Arbuckle Mountains cascade down a seventy-seven foot fall to a natural swimming pool making the largest waterfall
in Oklahoma. Enjoy the picnic areas, natural trails, caves,
and 2 swimming areas.
Located on 110 acres of rolling hills, woodlands and streams adjacent
to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area near Sulphur, the center is designed to utilize the latest technology, ancient artifacts
and natural outdoor spaces to tell the Chickasaw story.
Once complete, the center will feature more than 96,000 square feet
of indoor space and outdoor venues including an earthen terrace amphitheater. The concept also includes utilizing outdoor
spaces featuring rich native vegetation, indigenous stone and trails which heighten attention to a spring-fed pond and Rock
Outdoor areas will include demonstration gardens and a demonstration
village featuring traditional Chickasaw houses similar to those at Kullihoma. Areas will also be set aside for stomp dance
and other traditional ceremonies. Indoors, an interconnected series of theatres, exhibits and galleries are designed to immerse
visitors in tribal history and culture.
Also planned are a resource center with archives and library as
well as a multifunctional gathering space and retail area.
(Information taken from that available on the website)
Cross Bar Ranch
The largest ATV park in the state with 2,800 acres of off-road riding
in the beautiful Arbuckle Mountains! Wilderness camping is available.
National Recreation Area
Oklahoma's oldest National Park is a "peaceful valley of rippling
waters". Artesian springs feed the creeks and lakes. Mineral and fresh water springs are the legacy and foundation of the
Treasure Valley Casino
A Native American owned casino. Try your luck on slot machines and
table games including Black Jack and Texas Hold-em. There is also an on-site restaurant and a hotel.
Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Park
Oklahoma's largest bluegrass park, offers bluegrass jams and festivals
throughout the year. They also have tent camping and RV camping and are open April 15 through October 31.
Arbuckle Museum Davis
Featuring the history of Davis and the area through pictures and
artifacts. The Arbuckle Historical Museum-Sulphur features genealogy/research books from the Murray County Courthouse as well
as the history of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The Goddard Children's Museum contains natural artifacts, a hands-on
native cultures area, as well as dinosaur artifacts. Other features are a fossil dig and an oil and gas exhibit.
Tour the factory and purchase the well-known Bedre Chocolates at
the Bedre Chocolate Factory. There is a viewing gallery where you may watch the chocolates being made.
The Arbuckle Mountain area was once a vast ocean and the remnants
are still found on the beaches and in the rock. Come and study the formations in the rocks and along side the mountains.
Lake of the Arbuckles
A perfect place for fishing, camping, boating, skiing,and bird-watching.
It is also great for just kicking back and enjoying nature and
G.W. Exotic Animal Park
The G.W. Exotic Animal Park was
founded in 1997 as a not for profit organization by Francis and Shirley Schreibvogel of Springer Oklahoma after a drunk
driver hit and killed their son G.W. Upon his death Francis was vowed that no one would profit from his death and with the
memories of always wanting to go to the jungle and see the animals running wild, Shirley and himself bought the land in Wynnewood
Oklahoma and began a place where unwanted exotic animals could come live with respect and at the same time open a zoo in their
sons name where people all over the world could come and learn about the endangered animals of the world while helping keep
some of them from becoming extinct and teaching people what responsible ownership of these animals is all about. In the last
10 years this park has been visited by people in all 50 states and over 200 foreign countries. The cages of this park are
all built as living memorials from other people who has lost loved ones in some way. The park is now become one of the nations
largest housing 128 species of animals and over 182 large cats totaling animals of about 1400.