Gloss Mountain State Park

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Gloss Mountain State Park

Gloss Mountain State Park
North of Fairview off Hwy 412
Fairview
,
OK
73737
Park Office:
580-227-2512
Office Fax:
580-227-2513

An hour west of Enid in the rural town of Fairview rests a true Oklahoma treasure: Gloss Mountain State Park.

The Gloss Mountains, sometimes called the Glass Mountains, have a high Selenite content that mimics a shiny glass exterior. Though there are no lodging or campsites located in Gloss Mountains State Park, there are plenty of hiking trails and picnic areas to enjoy from sunrise to sunset. The spectacular scenery makes this a truly unique Oklahoma state park.

Park facilities include a restroom, pavilions, picnic areas, grills, public water supply and a handicap-accessible trail. Another of the mountain's popular trails runs from the parking lot to the top of Cathedral Mountain and across the mesa, offering a spectacular view of the valley floor and Lone Peak Mountain.

Miles of prairie floor stretch out as far as the eye can see, broken up only by the native red dirt and sparse green shrubbery. Buzzards and eagles loom overhead, while lizards and insects will become familiar friends along the rocky terrain. Bring a camera to capture the unique land geography, geological formations, Selenite gypsum, scenery and wildlife.

After a full day of hiking, head over to Gloss Mountain Outfitters where you can camp out at a tent site or bring your own RV. The Newton Ranch also offers tons of activities like horseback riding, hayrides, hiking and fishing. Whatever you choose to do on your stay, Gloss Mountain State Park is a must-see landmark.

Photo by James Pratt.
Photo by James Pratt.
Hike along the paths at Gloss Mountain State Park. Photo by Megan Rossman.
Sunlight streams through the stunning scenery at Gloss Mountain State Park. Photo by Megan Rossman.

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76° Drizzle

Partly cloudy starting tomorrow morning, continuing until tomorrow afternoon.

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Last Updated: August 17th at 12:20am

Hours

Sunday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Vehicular traffic allowed 7:30am-5pm. Open daily for hiking and picnicking from sunrise to sunset.
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