Want to see the greatest light show on earth? Look to the night sky at one of Oklahoma’s secluded stargazing hotspots. Enjoy awe-inspiring views from the back porch of a resort lodge with all the comforts of home, or take in the show from your backcountry campsite at a state park. Whether you join one of the orchestrated “star parties” in remote corners of the state or strike out on your own stargazing adventure, come to Oklahoma and see the universe in a whole new light.Learn More
McGee Creek Reservoir
McGee Creek Reservoir is located in one of the state's most scenic areas. Covered with dense forest, the park offers 2,600 acres with a 3,350 acre lake. The area provides numerous water-oriented recreation opportunities, including swimming, sailboarding, water skiing, boating and fishing in the lower reservoir area. The upper and forested areas provide scenic enjoyment and good hunting. Bugaboo Canyon Natural Scenic Area, covering 8,900 acres, lies to the northeast, providing hunting, fishing and nature studies. A 10,000 acre wildlife management area lies north of the reservoir. Equestrian enthusiasts may bring their horses and enjoy miles of multi-use trails. Campgrounds are open year round. Permits are required for boating, hunting and fishing.
Boasting some of the most breathtaking scenery in the state, Choctaw Country in southeastern Oklahoma is home to stunning vistas and more than a few amazing lakes. Marked by rolling timber, wooded mountains and cypress-lined bayous, this stunning setting creates the perfect backdrop for the area’s sparkling lakes. You read all about gorgeous Broken Bow Lake in our "Big Six" overview of the state's top lakes, but check out our round-up of the area’s other fantastic bodies of water and start planning your next Choctaw Country adventure.Learn More