Joe Thornton Archery Range

Joe Thornton Archery Range
17675 S Muskogee Ave
Phone: 918-453-5000

Archery has been an integral part of the Cherokee tradition for hundreds of years, and those hoping to hone their skills will find plenty of opportunities at the Joe Thornton Archery Range. Located just west of the main Cherokee Nation complex in Tahlequah, this outdoor attraction is the first range ever built on tribal lands and only the third archery park in Oklahoma. The park features a 70-meter, Olympic-style range with a 125-foot awning, as well as a tower, restrooms and 3-D target range, which is available for a small fee on Mondays and Thursdays. Named after a Cherokee Nation citizen who was the 1961 World Archery Champion, the park is open daily from dawn to dusk. Admission is free and open to the public. Regular targets are available, and children can even take aim at several dinosaur targets.

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Facility Amenities: Restrooms
General Information: Free admission
On-site Activities: Archery
Open daily from dawn to dusk.
Admission to the range is free with the exception of the 3-D range (available Monday & Thursday only), which is $5 per person. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
Located just west of the main Cherokee tribal complex.
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