If you dare to be scared....make the short drive to Lake Eufaula State Park for a walk through the Haunted Stables! Beginning October 1, the former Fountainhead stables will be open every Saturday from dark until 10pm for a scary, fun time. There's also a Tiny Tot Zone and Hay Maze for the younger goblins. Admission is $5 per person for the haunted stables and maze, and $3 for the Tiny Tots Zone. For group information, contact the nature center at 918-689-4607.


Tenkiller State Park hosts the 12th annual Halloween Haunting on October 22. Meet at the Driftwood Nature Center at 10am for pumpkin carving fun, then have a spook-tacular time later in the evening at the spooky trail from 7-10pm. For the faint at heart or younger children, games will be held at Shelter 2 from 7-10. For information, call 918-489-5641. This event is free!


Beavers Bend State Park will host their Halloween party at the Forest Heritage Center on October 22. Beginning at 2pm, join in the fun at a pumpkin carving contest, then at 6:30 the party starts. Activities include face painting, a haunted museum, fishing pond, treats and refreshments. Winners of the pumpkin contest announced at the party. At 8:30, the party ends and you get to take your pumpkin home. For information, call 580-494-6556. This event is free!


Lake Thunderbird State Park hosts their Trick-or-Treat the Lake on Thursday, October 27 from 6-7:30pm at Crows' Corral, across from the stables. Dress up in your favorite costume for a "howling" good time. There will be decorated booths, face painting, games, prizes and treats for the kids. This free event is located off Hwy 9 at the Clear Bay entrance. For information contact Discovery Cove Nature Center at 405-321-4633