Wide open spaces and boulder-strewn mountains make Great Plains Country in southwestern Oklahoma one of the most awe-inspiring regions of the state. The area is also home to a number of fantastic lakes where you can enjoy water sports, swimming, boating, fishing and more. We profiled Lake Altus-Lugert in our "Big Six" overview of Oklahoma lakes, but take a look at some of the top lakes in southwestern Oklahoma and come see what makes this part of the state a can’t-miss destination for outdoors enthusiasts.Learn More
Christmas in July
Hwy 44 N & Hwy 73 W
Gather up the family and head to Foss State Park to celebrate Christmas in July. The event will honor veterans with an entire weekend of festivities. Kick back under a palapa and enjoy the live entertainment and variety of festivities. A gospel music jamboree will be hosted on Friday evening as well as a Foss Lake Little King & Queen contest. Browse arts and crafts booths and munch on concessions throughout the weekend, which will end with a huge fireworks show on Saturday evening.
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