Will Rogers Birthplace (Dog Iron Ranch)

Will Rogers Birthplace (Dog Iron Ranch)9501 E 380 Rd
Oologah, OK 74053

Phone: 918-275-4201  918-341-0719
Toll Free: 800-324-9455
Fax: 918-343-8119

The Dog Iron Ranch in Oologah is the site of the log-walled, two-story home where famed Cherokee humorist and film star Will Rogers was born in 1879.  The ranch includes a 400-acre living history ranch with era-correct barns and Texas longhorn cattle overlooking Oologah Lake. Guests can roam the home and 400 acre grounds, pet farm animals and view vintage Rogers movies and newsreels in the air-conditioned barn.  A bronze statue of Rogers can also be viewed on the property. Donations are appreciated. Tours can be customized for groups with advance notice. 

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Group Rates Available, Tour Group Welcome Reception

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours





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Located one mile north of Oologah on Hwy 169, then 2 miles east on E 380 Rd (Will Rogers Birth Place Rd W). Located 12 miles north of Claremore.

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Pat Reeder

Event Contact:

Julie Luna

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From Rebekka Morse on 09/26/2013

I was instantly at peace as soon as I stepped out of the truck. I've been telling everyone that I found my heaven on earth and never wanted to leave! Thank you for keeping the ranch open to the public! I enjoyed my quick trip and look forward to hosting our Christmas Event there, I can't wait to see it all done up in Holiday splendor!

From david kendall on 08/17/2012

enjoyed ur wonderful flyin last Sunday. That and PBS documentary on Will Rogers caused me to dream I wuz at the ranch and WR himself appeared asking visitors to create a special Oologah chorus for tune to America. Came up ...Oologah fair Oologah, God shed His Grace on thee, and guard our land and Indian band from a fate like Wounded Knee! My family, who took me wheelchair and all to the flyin as a surprise tho't this wuz absolutely hilarious. Maybe you'll get a chuckle too. Thx for all you, David

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