Waynoka Rattlesnake Round-Up
The annual Waynoka Rattlesnake Round-Up began in the 1940s when area ranchers attempted to rid the surrounding ranch land of rattlesnakes, which were a threat to their cattle. The ranchers banded together and began hunting Western Diamondback rattlesnakes during a yearly event. That event, which has become a local ritual, now draws thousands of participants and has expanded into a larger festival.
During the Waynoka Rattlesnake Hunt, the downtown square is blocked off to make way for vendor booths and carnival rides. Shop for one-of-a-kind items in the festival's flea market, or put ...
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Projected Attendance: 25,000
Event is held all day.
Approx 12 miles north of US-412 on 281.
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