Top things to do

Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Medicine Park

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

The 59,020-acre Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge protects bison, elk, longhorn cattle and a super-active prairie dog town. Wildlife is abundant; observant drivers might even see a spindly, palm-sized tarantula tipt…
Historic Site in Western Oklahoma

Fort Sill National Historic Landmark & Museum

The Fort Sill National Historic Landmark, which fills several original stone buildings, explores the history of the fort. Another highlight is the 1872 Post Guardhouse, the center of law enforcement for the Indian T…
Historic Site in Western Oklahoma

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site

On November 27, 1868, George Custer’s troops launched a dawn attack on the peaceful village of Chief Black Kettle. It was a slaughter of men, women, children and domestic animals, an act some would say led to karmic…
Burgers in Medicine Park

Meers Store & Restaurant

Meers Store & Restaurant is a ramshackle burger-and-beer joint hunkered at the end of a twisty, country-road junction on the far side of Lake Lawtonka from Medicine Park. Its smashed-flat, 7in Meers burger – mad…