You have an inkling that your relatives may have lived through the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma and you’d like to learn more, but where do you start? We’ll point you to the top places in Oklahoma to research Dust Bowl era ancestors.
Horse around in Guymon, the county seat of the Saddle Bronc Capital of the World, and home to the Guymon Pioneer Days Rodeo, the fifth-largest outdoor rodeo in the nation. View art at a downtown gallery, or visit the No Man's Land Museum in nearby Goodwell. Watch buffalo, elk and longhorn cattle at the Guymon Game Preserve, or explore mixed-grass prairies at the Optima National Wildlife Refuge.