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Medicine Park Featured on Saturday's Discover Oklahoma
By Oklahoma Tourism Staff
OKLAHOMA CITY – The June 1st edition of AAA’s Discover Oklahoma features visits to Medicine Park and Meers, as well as, bass fishing in Atoka and the Catfish Cove in Moore. The episode originally aired on Saturday, May 4.
AAA’s Discover Oklahoma airs Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. CT on KOTV-6 in Tulsa, KWTV-9 in Oklahoma City and KSWO-7 in Lawton. The show can also been seen Saturdays at 6 p.m. CT on KXII in Sherman/Denison, Texas and KCTU in Wichita, Kan.
MEDICINE PARK RESORT AND HISTORY
Jeff Roberts heads to Medicine Park to check out this small town located between the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge and Lawton. Not only are there shops and boutiques of all kinds, but Medicine Park originally began as a resort town. This family-friendly destination is place of natural beauty.
BASS FISHING WITH CHUCK JUSTICE
Jeff Roberts and Shel Wagner head to southeast Oklahoma to fish at McGee Creek State Park to meet up with Oklahoma’s own bass fishing guide Chuck Justice for a fishing expedition.
Located along I-35, Catfish Cove is a great place to dine for lunch or dinner. This restaurant only uses farm-raised catfish that have never been frozen. Nosh on catfish, shrimp, and one of their many delicious sides. Seafood patrons can also claim a seat for Crab Legs Saturday.
TOUR DE MEERS
Shel Wagner and friends hop on their bicycles for the annual Tour de Meers bike ride, which started in the 80s as a fundraiser for the Meers Volunteer Fire Department. Bicyclists can choose to ride the scenic 10-, 22-, 30-, 57- or 62-mile routes, all along the beautiful Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.
MEERS STORE AND RESTAURANT
Nestled in southwestern Oklahoma near the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is the quaint town of Meers. Jenifer Reynolds explores the Meers Store and Restaurant that was once a drugstore among many other things during the time of the gold rush. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Learn more about AAA's Discover Oklahoma online at http://www.discoveroklahomatv.com/.