Redbud Park

Redbud Park, located on 10 city blocks, features Creekwalk, a half-mile walking trail with historical exhibits and structures that tell the story of Marlow, and a western-themed playground sure to please the youngest visitors. Address: Main & Elm Marlow, OK Phone: 580.658.2212 Website:

Continue reading

Museum of the Great Plains

Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm. The Museum features special collections and exhibits which spotlight the cultural and natural history of the Great Plains.  The Red River Trading Post is a replica of the trading posts which existed in the region in the 1830’s and 1840’s that features a fortified…

Continue reading

Mount Scott

Mount Scott, situated on the edge of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, is one of the state’s most prominent mountains.  Hikers can travel the 3.5 mile paved road to the summit for a scenic view of Southwest Oklahoma. Address: Phone: 580.429.3222 Website:

Continue reading

Marlow Area Museum

The Marlow Area Museum, established by members of the Marlow family, I filled with artifacts from the family and the Marlow brothers.  Other exhibits, all donated by local residents, tell the story of Marlow’s history and its people. Address: 127 W Main Marlow, OK Phone: 580.658.2212 Website:

Continue reading

Lawton Community Theatre

Lawton Community Theatre, the oldest performing arts institution in Southwest Oklahoma, presents five plays and musicals each season,  In addition, the group offers children’s productions and workshops throughout the year. Address: 1316 NW Bell Ave Lawton, OK 73507 Phone: 580.355.1600 Website: http://www.lawtontheatre.org

Continue reading

Holy City of the Wichitas

Holy City of the Wichitas, a 66-acre area in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, is the site if the nation’s longest-running Easter passion play, The Prince of Peace.  The site is also the location of a memorial for victims of the OKC Bombing, the Veterans Walkway, and the World Chapel.…

Continue reading

Historic Mattie Beal Home

Thursday through Sunday Noon – 3pm. The Historic Mattie Beal Home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a 14 room Greek Revival style mansion constructed in 1909.  In the land lottery of 1901, in which the federal government opened southwest Oklahoma for settlement, the second name drawn…

Continue reading