Good times abound in Ardmore, Oklahoma where you can dock at nearby Lake Murray State Park to enjoy the state's oldest and largest state park including the 5,700-acre beautifully clear lake. Enjoy a round at the park's golf course, a favorite for Ardmore locals and tourists alike. At the Tucker Tower Nature Center in Lake Murray State Park, you'll find many fossils, a 288-pound meteorite found nearby and educational programs in the summer.
There's plenty more to discover in Ardmore - enjoy boutique shopping experiences on charming Main Street and throughout town and find modern art at Charles B. Goddard Center. For local history, visit the Southwest Historical Museum and the adjacent Military Memorial Museum. Try your luck and take a spin at Gold Mountain Casino in Ardmore or venture just outside of town to spend a day with the animals at Woodbine Farms or a day relaxing and rekindling your relationship at Shiloh Morning Inn. Ardmore also offers plenty of great dining options including well-known favorites like Two Frogs Grill and Budro's Rib Joint.
Featuring more shoreline than the Atlantic and Gulf coasts combined, Oklahoma wears its Lake Country badge with pride. Glistening lakes in every corner of the state have beckoned swimmers, anglers, outdoors enthusiasts and casual vacationers for generations. Whether you want to take a swim surrounded by rolling hills, reel in the big one among ancient mountains or pilot your watercraft around lush forested shoreline, there’s a lake for every taste in the Sooner State. Here’s our rundown of standout lakes from each region of the state.Learn More
There’s more than meets the eye at Oklahoma State Parks. Unique natural features are just some of the wonders waiting to be found.Learn More
There’s more than meets the eye at Oklahoma State Parks. Rare wildlife species are just some of the wonders waiting to be found.Learn More
There’s more than meets the eye at Oklahoma State Parks. Historic structures are just some of the wonders waiting to be found.Learn More