Holy City of the Wichitas

Holy City of the Wichitas
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
Lawton
,
OK
73501
Phone: 580-429-3361
Fax: 580-429-6540

Located in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, this 66-acre area looks much like Israel during Biblical times, and is the site of the nation's longest running Easter passion play, "The Prince of Peace." Attendance reached an all-time high in 1939 when 225,000 visitors jammed Audience Hill for the sunrise performance. Other attractions include a memorial for the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing, a Veterans Walkway, and the World Chapel, which has become a popular wedding locale. Donations appreciated.

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Amenities
Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Gift Shop
General Information: Free admission
Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking
Tour Information: Guided Tours
Hours
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gift shop opens at 9am.
Directions
Located 25 miles NW of Lawton. From I-44 take Hwy 49 (exit 45). Go W 10 miles to the Refuge gate. If coming from Hwy 62, take Hwy 115 (Cache exit) N to the Refuge gate. Continue N 2 miles to the E 1/4 mile. The Refuge Headquarters is located 6 miles W of the Visitor Center.

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