Start 2024 off on the right foot with a rewarding hike through one of Oklahoma's scenic state parks. Get a head start on those fitness resolutions, embark on a guided nature-watching adventure, or simply enjoy the crisp January air with friends and family.
Good times abound in Ardmore, Oklahoma where you can dock at Lake Murray State Park's beautifully clear, 5,700-acre lake. Enjoy a round of golf at the state's oldest and largest state park, a favorite for Ardmore locals and tourists alike. At the Tucker Tower Nature Center in Lake Murray State Park, you'll discover many fossils, a 288-pound meteorite found nearby and educational programs in the summer.
There's plenty more to discover in Ardmore — enjoy boutique shopping experiences on Main Street, and find modern art at the Charles B. Goddard Center for Visual & Performing Arts. For local history, visit the Greater Southwest Historical Museum and the adjacent Military Memorial Museum. Try your luck and take a spin at Gold Mountain Casino in Ardmore or venture just outside of town to spend a day with the animals at Woodbine Farms. Ardmore also offers plenty of great dining options including well-known favorites like Two Frogs Grill and Cafe Alley.