Duncan Convention & Visitors Bureau
Duncan, OK 73534
Toll Free: 800-782-7167
Delight in Duncan’s hospitality and enjoy Oklahoma history at its best. Experience the vibrant spirit of the Chisholm Trail and discover the role it played turning cowboys into legends, cattlemen into men of fortune and oilmen into industrial giants.
Explore the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, ranked one of the Top Ten Western Museums in the nation, and see the largest bronze statue dedicated to the Chisholm Trail in the world. Live the adventure of the Old Chisholm Trail in the hands-on youth gallery, learn from Jesse Chisholm for whom the Trail is named, and meet Tex, a young Texas cowboy, in the Campfire Theater. Experience the multi-sensory Chisholm Trail Experience Theater where you will see, hear, feel and smell the adventures cowboys experienced along the Old Trail. Additional dioramas, displays and the Garis Gallery of the American West make this an unforgettable experience.
Facility Amenities: Handicapped Parking
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-81
Services Offered: Maps/Brochures Available
Located 1 mile W of Hwy 81 on Elk Ave. Left or south on Chisholm Trail Parkway. Follow signs to Simmons Center.
Sprinkled with history centers, landmarks and countless trail stories, the Chisholm Trail is known as a wonder of the Western world. The trail runs along what is now U.S. 81 and vehicles can traverse the route more efficiently than the chuck wagons and cattle drivers of pioneer days, making the trip perfect for the adventure seeker and history buff alike.
Feel the thrill at one of the many Oklahoma rodeos held across the state.