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Published by Sherry Sartin, 2016-05-19 15:56:37

Guide to Green Country 2015

Tourism Guide

W Gelcome to NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA

The 18 counties of Green Country have been organized into three regions …
Great Lakes, Foothills, High Plains and to help quickly identify the area.

Great Lakes......................................... 6-13 High Plains.......................................24-42 Executive Director: Jackie Stewart
Contributing Editor: Jeanette Swindell
Catoosa........................................................ 6 Bartlesville.......................... 24, 31, 36, 40-41 Sales: Diane Roach
Chouteau..................................................... 9 Bixby.......................................................... 25 Printing: CP Solutions, Tulsa
Claremore...............................................6, 11 Bristow................................................ 23, 25 Creative: Sherry Robinson
Commerce................................................... 8 Broken Arrow....................................... 26, 30 Cover Art: Mick Thurber, Thurber
Disney.......................................................7, 9 Cleveland................................................... 27 Creative Services
Duck Creek.................................................. 7 Dewey.................................................. 25, 41 Contributing Photographers: Area
Foyil............................................................. 6 Drumright................................................... 27 Chambers, Bloyed Creative, Lesa Cordle,
Grand Lake ‘O The Cherokees............ 7, 12-13 Guthrie....................................................... 23 Convention and Visitors Bureaus, Jerry
Grove........................................................7, 9 Hominy........................................... 28, 31, 36 Ehlers, George Harris, Martin Herlacher,
Jay..........................................................7, 23 Jenks.................................................... 26-27 Katie Johnson, Fred Marvel, Greg
Ketchum...................................................... 7 Kaw City.................................................... 42 Mashburn, Donna Meier, Oklahoma
Lake Hudson................................................ 8 Kaw Lake..............................................27, 42 Tourism, Nancy Phillips, Sherry Robinson,
Langley..................................................... 7-8 Keystone Lake............................................ 27 Steve Rasmussen Photography and
Locust Grove................................................ 9 Mannford................................................... 27 Jeremy Scheffel.
Miami..................................................... 8, 64 Newkirk..................................................... 42 100,000 copies produced by Green
Oologah....................................................... 7 Nowata...................................................... 25 Country Marketing Association in
Pensacola.................................................... 7 Osage County........................................34-39 cooperation with the Oklahoma Tourism
Pryor.......................................................8, 10 Pawhuska................................. 28, 31, 37-39 and Recreation Department at a cost of
Quapaw................................................. 8, 33 Pawnee.................................................27, 39 $.35 each.
Salina........................................................... 8 Ponca City.............................2, 27, 31, 39, 42 Green Country Marketing Association
Vinita........................................................... 9 Sand Springs.........................................27, 31 2825 E Skelly Dr, Ste 826
Sapulpa...........................................29, 32-33 Tulsa, OK 74105
Foothills............................................. 14-23 Shidler................................................. 28, 38 918.744.0588 • 800.922.2118
Skiatook..........................................28, 31, 37 GreenCountryOK.com
Checotah.....................................................14 Stillwater.................................................... 29
Coweta. ......................................................15 Tulsa....................................26-29, 31-32, 35 GreenCountryO K.com
Eufaula........................................................14
Fort Gibson.................................................15 The Mother Road Route 66............ 32-33
Gore......................................................16, 19
Henryetta....................................................15 Lakes of Green Country.................. 43-47
Lake Eufaula.........................................14, 20
Lake Fort Gibson........................................ 22 Green Country Members................ 48-50
Lake Tenkiller........................................ 17, 19
McClellen-Kerr Arkansas River Oklahoma Scenic Byways.............. 52-53
Navigation System......................................16
Muskogee.............................................16, 18 2015 Events.................................... 54-59
Okmulgee....................................... 15, 20, 63
Sallisaw................................................ 16-17 Historic Sites & Museums.............. 60-62
Stilwell........................................................16
Tahlequah................................... 3, 17, 19, 21
Wagoner. ....................................................15

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Creen ountry ... Celebrating 50 Years!

This year marks our 50th anniversary of a successful public-private partnership,
as northeast Oklahoma’s premier regional tourism marketing organization.
We invite you to explore our diverse regions – the Great Lakes, Foothills and
High Plains, and see why we’re known as “Green Country”.

Oklahoma Tulsa

Approximate Mileage:

St. Louis............ 393 mi.
Dallas................ 263 mi.
Wichita.............. 176 mi.
Kansas City....... 249 mi.
Little Rock......... 276 mi.
Amarillo............. 364 mi.

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Great Lakes
Cool Waters and Blue Streams

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COMMUNITIES

Bernice Locust Grove • Claremore, located on Historic Route 66, Fine dining and downtown antique shops
Catoosa Miami thrives on its history. Just visit the many are major visitor magnets. Browse the
Chouteau Oologah museums including J.M. Davis Arms & more than 250 merchants offering
Claremore Pryor Historical Museum, Will Rogers Memorial antiques, collectibles and gifts, such as
Commerce Quapaw Museum, Oklahoma Military Academy Willow Tree Antiques, Nesting Necessities
Salina Museum, Belvidere Victorian Mansion, and Boutique and Hudson-Metcalf Antiques.
Disney Vinita the Lynn Riggs Memorial Museum. Totem Enjoy dining at the Hammett House, home
Foyil West Siloam Pole Park, home of the world’s largest totem of mile high pies; The Pink House, a
Grove Springs pole, is found on Route 66 in Foyil, a short favorite lunch spot for delightful salads and
distance from Claremore. sweet treats; Hot Mama’s Deli, inside the
Ketchum Nut House on Route 66; and the Belvidere
Langley The city’s entertainment options and its Tea Room.
special events are second to none. The
LAKES Blue Grass and Chili Festival in September • Near-by Catoosa is home to the Hard
really heats up the fall season. Will Rogers Rock Hotel and Casino, offering gaming,
1 Grand Lake O’ The Days celebrates the birthday of Oklahoma’s a luxurious hotel, challenging golf
native son each November. The Cherokee course, restaurants and live performances
Cherokees Casino Will Rogers Downs provides hours of in a state-of-the-art concert hall. Nearby the
fun and entertainment. iconic “Blue Whale” is found on Route 66.
2 Lake Hudson
3 Oologah Lake
4 Spavinaw/Eucha

Lakes

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Events

Complete Calendar - page 54

Mad Dog Demolition Jan 24
Derby, Claremore

17th Annual Home Feb 13-15
& Garden Show, Grove

Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma Mar 7
Stomp Dance

• The town of Oologah and Oologah Lake are floodgates of the world’s longest multiple Wooly Weekend, Claremore Apr 24-25
a short drive away for more water adventures arch dam, the Pensacola Dam, are open,
and a stop at the Will Rogers Dog Iron Ranch the American Bald Eagle and the Osprey Rocklahoma Music May
& Birthplace Home. The famed Cherokee search the racing waters for fish. Festival, Pryor 22-24
humorist and film star was born in 1879 in
the log-walled, two-story home. Grand Lake boasts numerous marinas, golf Oklahoma D-Day Jun 8-13
courses, tennis courts, state parks with Paintball Event, Wyandotte
• Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, “Daddy public boat ramps, picnic and camping
of all Lakes” is one of the most popular facilities, hiking trails, lake side eateries and Quapaw Tribal Pow Jul 2-5
recreational and fishing lakes in northeast more. Wow, Quapaw
Oklahoma’s Green Country. With 1,300
miles of shoreline, 46,500 surface acres The Grand Lake area includes the 48th Annual Jul 4
of water and 62 miles of lake, Grand Lake communities of Grove, Jay, Disney, Huckleberry Festival, Jay
offers boundless recreational opportunities Ketchum, Langley, Pensacola, Duck
for boaters, skiers, swimmers and fishermen. Creek and South Grand Lake offering Will Rogers Fly-In, Oologah Aug 16
accommodations, shopping, attractions and
On the forested shores, wildlife thrives. tasty dining fare. Be sure to tour the historic Gatesway Balloon Sep 18-19
The lake is a haven for migratory fowl and Pensacola Dam and delight at a performance Festival, Claremore
is famed as the winter lake home of the at Disney’s Picture in Scripture Amphitheater
American White Pelican, honoree of the on select dates. Historic Haunted Halloween Oct 24
area’s annual Pelican Festival. When the at Har-Ber Village, Grove

Will Rogers Days, Nov 6-8
Claremore

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Great Lakes

Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Claremore; Coleman Theatre, Miami; Horse Racing, Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, Claremore; Blue Whale
on Route 66, Catoosa

• Lake Hudson, south of Grand Lake is often referred to as “the • A few miles north is Commerce, the boyhood home of baseball
best bass lake in Oklahoma.” Lake Hudson accepts that honor legend the “Commerce Comet”, Mickey Mantle. The home is
and adds more. It’s a beautiful lake with 200 miles of panoramic located at 319 S. Quincy Street.
shoreline rising to majestic bluffs. A variety of water sports are
available, and public access is made easy with ample boat ramps, • Nearby Quapaw showcases the tribal history in the Quapaw
recreation areas and marinas. Museum.

Coves wander off, inviting fishermen to follow. Sportsmen hook • If you appreciate beautiful scenery, you’ll enjoy Pryor. With an
a large variety of fish on Lake Hudson including large mouth, abundance of lakes, parks and waterfalls nearby, nature is at its
black, spotted and white bass; crappie; bluegill; channel catfish finest. Pryor is less than 50 miles from more than 2,500 miles of
and walleye. Wildlife thrives in the area, with pelicans and eagles
becoming inhabitants in the fall and winter months.

• The state’s first white settlement was founded in 1796 on the
banks of the Grand River near present-day Salina. Be sure to
visit the Chouteau Memorial Museum to learn about the Three

Rivers area and catch a glimpse of life in a trading post.

• Miami is home to many fun-filled, family friendly attractions and
events. Boasting the longest stretch of Historic Route 66—13
miles ribbon through Miami and Ottawa County—Miami is also
home to the Coleman Theatre. Built in 1929, the Coleman’s stage
held the likes of Will Rogers, Bob Hope, Sally Rand and Groucho
Marx. Lavish in its styling, the Coleman has enjoyed massive,
authentic renovations and is currently selling out performances
just as it did years ago. Tours are available at the grand ole’
theatre.

While in town also visit the Dobson Museum, the top-rated Peoria
Ridge Golf Course and several casinos.

Dining options include Waylan’s Ku-Ku Drive-In for delicious
burgers; Stonehill Grill for steaks; and Woody’s on Route 66.
Browse some local favorite shops like Chapters Bookstore and
Coffee Shop, Classy Brass Antiques and Route 66 Vintage Iron.

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Great Lakes

Har-Ber Village, Grove; Mickey Mantle Bronze, Commerce; Rocklahoma, Pryor; Pensacola Dam, Langley

lake shoreline. Lake Hudson, a mere 10 Rocklahoma Music Festival; DAM Indian artifacts, art and local history
minutes away, is one of the best fishing J.A.M. Bicycle Tour and more. Favorite items. Near-by towns hold historical
lakes in the entire state! Other nearby eateries include J.L.’s Barbeque and Mid- significance: Chouteau is the location
lakes round out your opportunities for all American Grille. Browse some unique of the state’s first mission, and a famous
types of water recreation. shops such as Crafty Tiger, Rhinestones Civil War battle was fought in Locust
and Ruffles and The Book Exchange. Grove.
Notable attractions and events on land
include Dry Gulch U.S.A. featuring • History buffs enjoy the town’s Coo-Y-Yah • Like so many communities along historic
the ever-popular Christmas Train; Museum, housing Cherokee and Osage Route 66, Vinita was a railroad town.
Today visitors find a thriving shopping
district, a variety of eateries, and a
historic district filled with quaint shops
and structures reminiscent of the
town’s Victorian history. Clanton’s Café
is the oldest, continuous family owned
restaurant on Oklahoma’s Route 66 and
is a treat for all.

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Pryor ...
Where Oklahoma Meets The Future

Located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains,
the beautiful scenery around Pryor attracts all
who love the outdoor life. An abundance of
lakes, parks and waterfalls offers opportunities
for all who enjoy nature, hiking, fishing and all
water sports at their finest.

Pryor Area Annual Events

Mar-Oct (Sat) – Mayes County Farmers Market
Apr-Nov (1st Sat) – Traders’ Day Whitaker Park
May – MayFest Bar-B-Q Cookoff/Car & Bike Show

May – Rocklahoma Music Festival
July – 4-Way Rodeo ACRA/CRRA

July – FreedomFest Celebration & Fireworks
July – American Cowboy Trade Days

& The Celebration of the American Cowboy
Sep – Dam J.A.M. Bicycle Tour
Sep – Mayes County Fair

Sep – Pryor Fever Race and Mud Run
Sep-Oct – NE Oklahoma Art Show
Nov – ChiliChristmas Festival

Nov-Dec – The Christmas Train at Dry Gulch USA
Dec – Christmas Parade of Lights

PryorCh a mber .com
918-825-0157

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Coming Spring 20 min NE of Tulsa on Historic Route 66
of 2015 ... Historic Downtown • World-Class Museums

300+ Antique & Collectible Dealers

877.341.8688

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If you’re looking for warm, inviting
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pavilion; access to indoor Sept. 10-12, 2015. On the “Pamper Fried” Chicken. We
pool; playground; handicap Comfort Inn® Hotel is the perfect grounds of Claremore Expo Center.
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and demolition derby events;
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Hot Mama’s Deli JM Davis Arms & Super 8 Will Rogers
The Nut House Historical Museum Memorial Museums
Awarded “Pride of Super 8”. I-44,
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Historic Rt 66 featuring a selection gun collection. Over 50,000 internet, Super Start Plus Breakfast, galleries brimming with the life
of nuts, homemade confectionery artifacts including Steins, and times of a man who brought
treats and Rt 66 souvenirs, gifts, in-room coffee, microwaves & laughter to the world. Enjoy his
World War I posters and Native refrigerators. Mention this ad for timeless wit and wisdom. Smile.
spices, and jellies. Hot Mama’s American art. This place is
offers fresh, made-to-order hearty loaded! Free Admission. $10 off room rates. Appreciate. Understand.
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Birthplace Ranch in Oologah

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Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees

All the ingredients for the perfect get away!
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Communities

Checotah Okmulgee • Lake Eufaula’s area of forested hills and Lake Eufaula is the largest lake located
Coweta Sallisaw valleys echo the historical tales of those entirely in the state of Oklahoma, with
Eufaula Stilwell who left their imprint on this land—the 102,000 surface acres. The 600 miles
Tahlequah Native Americans, outlaw gangs, pioneers, of shoreline range from sandy beaches to
Fort Gibson Wagoner and Civil War soldiers. impressive rocky bluffs. Numerous parks
Gore Webber Falls offer fishing docks, stables, boat ramps,
• The Battle of Honey Springs, the largest golf courses and campgrounds. The lake
Henryetta and most important battle fought during is home to large-mouth and sand bass,
Muskogee the Civil War in Oklahoma, took place crappie and catfish and is host to many
in 1863 on a site near Checotah. Re- fishing tournaments.
Lakes enactments take place periodically to the
delight of audiences. • The city of Eufaula is situated at beautiful
1 Dripping Springs/ Eufaula Cove and serves as the gateway
At times, the area was home to some to all varieties of outdoor activities. The
Okmulgee Lakes notorious outlaws, including Belle Starr, Whole Hawg Days Festival, held in July,
the Younger Brothers and Frank and attracts visitors of all ages. While in town,
2 Lake Eufaula Jesse James. However, today you’ll find enjoy fine dining and antique shopping.
3 Fort Gibson Lake restaurants, craft shops, boutiques, Locals love JM’s Restaurant, a city fixture
4 Greenleaf Lake and antiques. While here, plan to visit since 1955, and Our Favorite Place is
5 McClellan-Kerr Oklahoma’s newest town, Carlton’s home to art, décor and Made In Oklahoma
Landing. products.
Waterway

6 Robert S. Kerr Lake
7 Tenkiller Lake

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• Fort Gibson is a quaint town with antique • South of Broken Arrow, in the growing Events
shops and local eateries, but showcasing community of Coweta, the Mission Bell
its impact on history is its prime focus. Ft. Museum houses historical items and Complete Calendar - page 54
Gibson offers many opportunities to explore memorabilia from the area.
the area’s past including the Ft. Gibson Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan 17
Historic Site, a national landmark that • Two lakes and a town that take pride in Festival & Soul Food
includes a reconstructed 1824 stockade their history make the Okmulgee area the Cookoff, Muskogee
with 7th Cavalry displays, museum, trail and perfect Green Country destination. It’s easy
gift shop. The Ft. Gibson National Cemetery to fall in love with the town and feel its pride Western Hills Winter Feb 12-14
is east of the city and is a must-see for in being an official “Main Street” winner. B luegrass Festival, Wagoner
ancestry buffs. The Garrett Historic Home, Browse the local eating favorites and antique
former commanding officers’ quarters shops before heading out for the lakes. Indian Territory Days, Mar
built in 1867, is on the National Register of
Historic Places. Nearby Okmulgee Lake was created in 1927 Tahlequah 26-27
with many rock structures built by the WPA.
Vacationers also are drawn to beautiful Dripping Springs Lake was completed in Azalea Festival, Muskogee Apr 1-30
Ft. Gibson Lake, five miles from town and 1988 and encompasses 245 acres. The
a short drive from Tulsa, Muskogee and parks offer nearly 200 campsites, picnic Jim Shoulders Spring May
Wagoner. The lake area offers boundless pavilions, fishing docks, trails and swimming Round-up Rodeo, Henryetta 15-16
recreational activities with more than 17,000 areas.
acres of public hunting, 4,500 acres of Diamond Daze Festival, Jun 4-6
waterfowl refuge and several marinas. • Unlike so many communities in the area, Sallisaw
Henryetta actually blossomed as a result
The Lodge at Sequoyah State Park invites you of the discovery of coal. One of its favorite Muscogee Creek Nation Jun
to enjoy golf, horseback riding, swimming, sons, 16-time World Champion Cowboy
mountain bicycling and hiking. and inventor of the mechanical bull, Jim Festival, Okmulgee 25-28
Shoulders, is the name sake of the annual
• Nearby Wagoner is steeped in history—fur Jim Shoulders Spring Round-Up Rodeo. Whole Hawg Days, Eufaula Jul 24-26
traders, Native Americans and the United The Henryetta Historical Museum houses
States military all left their mark. Be sure to exhibits of Jim Shoulders and football great River Rumba & Cardboard Aug
visit the Wagoner City Historical Museum. Troy Aikman along with the photography Boat Regatta, Muskogee 21-22
In addition, the town’s Maple Park and collection of Joseph P. Hardin.
Wagoner Water Park await your visit. 63rd Annual Cherokee Sep 4-6
National Holiday, Tahlequah

OKsWagen Festival, Oct 2-3
Tahlequah

Christmas Castle, Nov 26-
Muskogee Dec 31

PHOTO © MARTIN HERLACHER

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Foothills

Sequoyah’s Cabin, Sallisaw; Antique Car Show, Okmulgee; USS Batfish, War Memorial Park and Military Museum, Muskogee

• The McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River naval submarine that is the cornerstone Visits to Fourteen Flags Museum, the
Navigation System serves both for War Memorial Park and Military burial site of “Pretty Boy” Floyd, Dwight
commercial and recreational needs with Museum. Mission, the Overstreet Kerr House and
445 miles of low-cost transportation the home-site of Sequoyah, creator of the
route and scenery ranging from pastoral A spring visit to the city rewards with an Cherokee alphabet, provide an in-depth
to towering cliffs. Private pleasure crafts amazing display of more than 40,000 view of the region’s history. A stop at the
easily navigate the system, which includes Azalea plants and flowering trees at Green House for home decor items and
145 Oklahoma river miles of adventure, Honor Heights Park. The park is also a visit to the Cherokee Casino top off the
attractions and activities. Towns along the home to the Garden of Lights and visit.
waterway include Catoosa, Muskogee, Christmas Kingdom of Holiday Inflatables
Gore and Sallisaw. and the Papilion butterfly pavilion. • If you book your vacation at the MarVal
Family Camping Resort near Gore on the
• Nestled in the center of Green Country, Muskogee offers many dining options Illinois River and below the Lake Tenkiller
Muskogee offers visitors history, art, including Harmony House Lunch and Dam, you’ll find 105 acres bustling with
nature, entertainment, shopping and Bakery located in a stately historic home activities such as trout fishing, swimming,
more. History buffs love exploring the in the downtown district. The city boasts golf, horseback riding and more. This
Native American heritage at the Ataloa a wide choice of motels, inns, and B&Bs. award-winning resort offers log cabins
Lodge & Museum and the Five Civilized and camping sites.
Tribes Museum, housing artifacts and art • Sallisaw is a friendly town with much to
of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, offer vacationers, from historic treasures • The rolling hills and fertile soil near the
Creek and Seminole nations. to lake activities. Some of the most thriving town of Stilwell are just what
beautiful scenery in Green Country’s strawberries need to flourish. Perhaps
Three Forks Harbor in Muskogee, offers “Foothills” region is in and near Sallisaw. that’s why Stilwell basks in its famous
recreational vessel docking space. This
20-acre harbor provides improved boating
access to the Arkansas, Verdigris and
Grand Rivers, and the inland waterway
system. The annual River Rumba Regatta,
brings a flotilla of cardboard boat racers,
to the harbor each year in late August.

Downtown in the historic “Depot District” CHEROKEE HERITAGE CENTER, TAHLEQUAH
the Three Rivers Museum is housed in GreenCountryO K.com
the Midland Valley Depot. A popular stop
is the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and
Museum in the Frisco Depot. You’ll also
want to visit the U.S.S. Batfish, a retired

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Foothills

Tenkiller State Park, Lake Tenkiller, George Harris photographer; Henryetta Territorial Museum, Henryetta; Renaissance Festival, Muskogee

title, “The Strawberry Capital of the This charming town, nestled in the Don’t forget the casinos and golf courses
World.” Its May strawberry festival is a Cookson Hills between the Illinois River for more vacationing fun. You’ll also enjoy
crowd pleaser. and Lake Tenkiller, is often referred to the shopping, restaurants and lodging. A
as one of the most historically significant meal at Soda Steve’s at Fin and Feather
Attractions in this scenic area include cities west of the Mississippi River. The Resort is sure to please.
Adair State Park, offering fishing, city’s Murrell Home and the Thompson
campsites and playgrounds; the Little House also showcase local and Cherokee Tahlequah and Lake Tenkiller go hand-in-
Log Cabin on the Farm; and Old Baptist history. hand in offering visitors to Green Country
Mission, marking the end of the Cherokee the utmost in vacation fun, relaxation and
Trail of Tears. • Lake Tenkiller offers a picturesque happy memories!
shoreline painted with flowering trees,
• It’s on to Tahlequah to experience scenic overlooks that take your breath
Cherokee history and culture at the away, and outstanding opportunities
Cherokee Heritage Center which houses for enjoying a variety of lake activities.
the Cherokee National Museum, the Trail Whether you visit the area to enjoy a float
of Tears exhibit, the Cherokee National trip down the Illinois River or scuba dive
Archives and Diligwa-1710 Cherokee in the clear waters of Lake Tenkiller, you’ll
Village. They occupy an area where the be glad you came.
Cherokee National Female Seminary first
stood in 1887. Eighteen park areas dot the shores,
sporting boat launching ramps, swimming
beaches, picnic areas and campsites.

Sallisaw … the end of the trail begins here!

• 14 Flags Museum • Farmers Market
• Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge
• Applegate Cove Marina • Dwight Mission

• Unique Shopping & Dining
• Robert S. Kerr Lock & Dam • Cherokee Nation Casino

Brushy Lake Park The Indian Store 918-775-2558 Sequoyah’s Cabin
SallisawChamber.com
RV, Camping & Picnic Areas Indian Art & Souvenirs Tu-Fr 9am-5pm; Sa-Su 2pm-5pm
Fishing & Boating, Hiking & Bike Trails 1900 E Cherokee
FREE Admission
Hwy 17 & Maple • 918.775.6507 470288 Highway 101
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COMMUNITIES 53
6
Barnsdall Mannford
Bartlesville Newkirk 2
Nowata
Bixby Owasso 1
Bristow Pawhuska 8
Broken Arrow Pawnee
Cleveland Ponca City 7
Sand Springs
Copan Sapulpa 4
Dewey Shidler
Drumright Skiatook
Glenpool Stillwater
Hallett Tulsa
Hominy
Jenks
Kaw City

Lakes • An energetic spirit lives on in Bartlesville, the Nellie Johnstone oil derrick, Phillips
a town built by oil barons, ranchers and Petroleum Company Museum, Keepsake
1 Birch Lake entrepreneurs. The town’s museums, Candle Factory, and the dramatic
2 Bluestem Lake events, festivals, and thrilling activities Community Center, where international
3 Copan Lake serve as proof of this exciting, can-do guest artists are in awe of the concert
4 Heyburn Lake spirit. hall’s acoustics.
5 Hulah Lake
6 Kaw Lake You’ll marvel at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Dine in one of the many restaurants
7 Keystone Lake skyscraper, the Price Tower. Explore the including Dink’s Pit BBQ, Frank and Lola’s,
8 Skiatook Lake Frank Phillips Home, LaQuinta Foster and Sweet Lou’s. Several new hotels invite
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Events

Complete Calendar - page 54

Eagle Watch, Kaw City Jan 17

Shamrock the Rose, Mar 14
Broken Arrow

Woolaroc Spring Traders Apr 11-12
Encampment, Bartlesville

OK Steam Threshing & May 1-3
Gas Engine Show, Pawnee

OK Mozart, Bartlesville Jun 6-13

Pinto World Championship Jun

Show, Tulsa Jun 8-20

Ponca City Amateur Jul 18
Motocross Championship,
Ponca City

12th Annual One Day Car Aug 22
Show, Shidler

Western Heritage Sep

Weekend, Dewey 26-27

National Indian Taco Oct 3
Championship, Pawhuska

An Affair of the Heart Nov
of Tulsa, Tulsa 20-22

enjoying a Bartlesville event such as Browse one of the many antique stores • Bristow, the Woodland Queen of the
the renowned OK MOZART Festival, looking for that special treasure and enjoy Creek Nation, was founded in 1897 as a
Sunfest, Oklahoma Indian Summer, and a soda at an old-time soda fountain. trading post. The railroad’s arrival in 1898
Woolaroc’s Kidsfest. was the impetus for the actual growth of
• In nearby Nowata “glass” is a recurring this oil-boom town.
A short drive from town finds you theme. From the stately Glass Mansion,
delighting in the unexpected: exotic designed by John Duncan Forsyth for Like so many of the state’s towns, Bristow
and native animals at Woolaroc Ranch, the J. Wood Glass family, to the oldest thrives along Historic Route 66. Events
Museum and Wildlife Preserve, once the stained glass window in Oklahoma include the Tabouleh Fest and Wildflower
country home of oil baron Frank Phillips. located in the 1st Presbyterian Church. Run and Festival of Lights. Lake Mesina
Enjoy a stroll through the gift shop, Mrs. Glass obtained the window, and City Park provide great fishing and
stocked with western treasures. constructed in 1540 which once hung boating, and Heyburn Lake is close-by for
in a French Chapel. Another stop is more recreational opportunities.
• North of Bartlesville to Dewey, visit the the Nowata County Historical Society
Tom Mix Museum, the Dewey Hotel Museum where county historical • Bixby is one of the fastest growing
Museum and Prairie Song Indian Territory, highlights are preserved. Rolling out of communities in Oklahoma and straddles
where history helps you understand the Nowata, strike out for the “Bowling Ball the Arkansas River on the south side
area’s present day. Yard” at the home of Chris Barbee. of Tulsa. This garden spot is known for

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Oklahoma Aquarium, Jenks; E.W. Marland Estate, Ponca City; Gilcrease Museum Gardens, Tulsa

lush fruits and vegetables throughout the • Broken Arrow provides the tranquil Sports and outdoor activities abound,
growing season and has become a Mecca
for shopping and dining in the metro area. atmosphere of a small town while and outstanding sports facilities attract
A visit to Washington Irving Park reveals a
World Trade Center Memorial - a twisted offering a variety of cultural, shopping yearly tournaments. The fast-growing city
steel beam from one of the towers. A new
resident to the park is a Nature Works and sporting opportunities. It’s close to boasts hiking trails, a nature park, nine
bronze elk statue, one of many located in
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a destination in itself. Events include
Yesterday and Today’s Antique Mall.
Rooster Days, Tuesdays in the Park
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Keystone Ancient Forest, Sand Springs; Antique Shopping, Pawhuska; First Presbyterian LET’S
Church, Nowata
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and the spectacular Rhema Christmas and the Poncan Theatre with its ornate
display, boasting 2 million lights. interior recalls the luxury of this circa 363 Days OF WOW,
1927 vaudeville house and movie palace.
• Drumright played a major role in the Dine in one of Ponca City’s eateries like OOOH, AND AWW
state’s oil industry as it was the heart of UnWINEd and Head Country Bar-B-Q,
the oil field. Check out city destinations and shop the many local boutiques Visit the Tulsa Zoo for an up-
on the National Register of Historical including Embellished and The Prairie close encounter with a variety
Places, stop by the Boomtown Theatre, Rose. of colorful critters, plus a wide
the beautiful home of the Drumright array of immersive exhibits like
Community Players, the Drumright • Near-by Kaw Lake, the first lake in the our Tropical American Rainforest
Historical Museum, housed in a 1916 state to be created on the Arkansas River, and Helmerich Sea Lion Cove.
Santa Fe Depot and top off the visit with boasts 17,000 acres and 168 miles of
Tidewater Winery, an 8,000 square foot shoreline. From boating to camping, Check our website or follow us
historical school building transformed fishing to nature watching, you’ll enjoy on Facebook for current pricing,
into a premier winery and vineyard. your outdoor time here. Annual festivals hours, camps, events and more!
and tournaments thrive in the lake area.
• Nestled on the west bank of the W W W. T U L S A Z O O. O R G
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Riverwalk where various dining venues miles west of Tulsa. With 330 miles
and shops overlook the meandering river. of shoreline, the lake offers excellent
recreation: boating, fishing, sailing,
There is always something new to see yachting, and basking on the lake’s
at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks sandy beaches. The Bald Eagle tour
with constantly changing exhibits. The program in the winter attracts numerous
Extreme Amazon, featuring tunnels for bird watchers to view the magnificent
kids to crawl through and come eye-to- birds. The Keystone Ancient Forest
eye with giant fish, is the most recent Preserve (SandSpringsOK.org for hiking
addition. dates) is located in the Crosstimbers
Region with trees 300, 400 and 500
• Ponca City, in north-central Oklahoma, years old.
welcomes you with the Marland Estate
Mansion and Grand Home, the Pioneer • In the nearby towns of Cleveland,
Woman Museum, Conoco Museum and Mannford, Pawnee and Sand
Standing Bear Museum. The restored Springs, you’ll discover unique
1916 home of E.W. Marland includes shopping, great restaurants, golf
an extensive “101” Ranch collection, courses, tennis facilities, and museums.

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In Cleveland, visit the town’s charming history was on stage; Osage County • Resting in the Osage hills between Tulsa
downtown where you’ll find the Hickory Historical Museum; Osage Casino; and and Bartlesville, Skiatook is a growing
House Restaurant. the Osage Tribal Museum atop a huge city that’s proud to be the gateway to
hill overlooking town. The Osage Tribe’s Skiatook Lake. The 10,190 acres of clear
Mannford, offers the Keystone Historical authentic artifacts are must-sees. water draws those seeking all sorts of
Museum, and Pawnee invites you recreation—fishing, camping, picnicking
to Pawnee County Historical Society For history on the hoof, drive north of and boating.
Museum and Dick Tracy Headquarters. Pawhuska through the Tallgrass Prairie
See the Wild West Show at the Pawnee Preserve where more than 37,000 In town, be sure to visit Skiatook Historical
Bill Ranch in June and learn about acres preserve prairie flora and fauna. Museum, Skiatook Statuary, Cedar Crest
showman Pawnee Bill. Enjoy the Sand Be amazed as you watch hundreds of Golf Course and John Zink Park. Dine
Springs Cultural and Historical Museum bison graze in a prairie paradise. Browse at Lakeside Grill and enjoy browsing the
housed in a classic Art Deco building. through the gift shop stocked with local Antique Depot.
treasures.
• Pawhuska, nestled in the rolling hills • In near-by Hominy, delight in the town’s
of Osage County, serves up the state’s • A short drive away, Shidler welcomes charming attractions, ranging from the
American Indian and oil history in with an unexpected treasure, the Bivin Drummond House and Osage Round
museums and landmarks. Be sure to Garden. Here you’ll discover themed House to the Little Stone School. Be sure
admire the beautiful, rare stained glass gardens surrounded by huge trees. to visit the Chá Tullis Gallery for striking
windows in the French Gothic Immaculate Picnics are in order to complete a visit to Native American art, jewelry and more.
Conception Church and hear the story this relaxing, unexpected haven on the
behind them. Other must-sees include the prairie.
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• Route 66, the “Mother Road,” ribbons • Tulsa offers a myriad of attractions, Architecture buffs know Tulsa’s
its way through downtown Sapulpa, a activities, festivals, nationally renowned prominence in the Art Deco world. A
community with a knack for welcoming performances, sporting and equestrian downtown walking tour is a must to see
visitors. A few miles from Tulsa, historic events. Oklahoma’s second largest city these surprising treasures. Save time
Sapulpa is preserved in the authentically showcases a cosmopolitan style while for visits to the Tulsa Zoo, the Tulsa Air
renovated storefronts. An Oklahoma Main boasting a rich oil heritage. At Gilcrease & Space Museum and Planetarium,
Street Community, Sapulpa is on the Museum you’ll find the largest collection Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art,
National Register of Historic Places. of American West art in the nation. Historic Route 66 gems, Tulsa Garden
Center, and the River Parks Trails System.
The town boasts friendly merchants, T-Town’s music fame, both past and
unique shopping, many restaurants, present, is legendary. Everything from Events include Tulsa International
parks, a golf course, lakes and many Country and Western to Jazz is heard Mayfest, Tulsa State Fair, the Oklahoma
annual events. Enjoy some local fare at in local nightspots and in huge music State Sugar Arts Show and one of the
Freddie’s Steakhouse & BBQ and browse festivals. With the César Pelli designed Nation’s top Oktoberfest celebrations.
the interesting shops such as Little Bit of BOK Center, the city is among the
Country. Stop in the Sapulpa Historical nation’s top entertainment destinations. • Known as the original home of Red Dirt
Museum, full of artifacts and exhibits, In the Brady District, Cain’s Ballroom, music, Stillwater is conveniently located
and enjoy Heritage Park—a one-of-a- the restored “Home of Western Swing” just one hour from Tulsa. Stillwater has
kind playground for all ages. invites your nostalgic visit. served as the choice location for some of
the largest events held in the state and
surrounding region.

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3212 S 79TH E Ave, Tulsa, OK
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• On Route 66 • Sauna/Fitness Center
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“Come and Play in BA”

Visit Broken Arrow

We are BA!

Our festivals and events fill the days with play – Rooster Days
with carnival rides and games, Tuesdays in the Park with
live music and great food; softball and sports tournaments;
Saturday farmers market treats and entertainment; and family-
friendly stage and theater productions in our new Performing
Arts Center. There’s a new adventure hiding around every bend
of the six trails at Ray Harral Nature Park, delightful fun at our
two aquatic centers and four splash pads, delectable ice cream
from our own Blue Bell Creamery, and fantastic events from
sand castle building to amazing chalk art displays.

Broken Arrow Convention and Visitors Bureau | VisitBrokenArrowOK.com | 866.503.7081

Broken Arrow Main Street CHECK OUT
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Shop Downtown Broken Arrow Apparel • Arts
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MAY Rooster Days OCT Fun & Games on Main Collectibles & Antiques
Night Out Against Crime Furniture & Home
JUNE Tuesdays in the Park Fine Chocolates
Blue Bell Taste of Summer NOV Holiday Tea-Off Gifts • Decor
Wine, Eats and Easels Restaurants & Bars
DEC Christmas Parade Fine Jewelry
AUG White Linen Night Salons & Spas
2015 New Events & Happenings Prof. Services
SEPT Heart of BA Arts & Crafts and More to Come Fitness Centers
Book Store
Farmers’ Market

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In 1901 Tulsa changed from a small Claremore is home to the Will Rogers
frontier town to a boomtown with the Memorial Museum, a magnificent

discovery of oil at Red Fork, a small museum of native limestone overlooking
community southwest of Tulsa and on the city and honoring famed humorist and
the opposite side of the Arkansas River.
philosopher Will Rogers (1879-1935).

Founded in 1897 as a Trading Post, Bristow's Tulsa Claremore
history dates back to the opening of the
Sapulpa Catoosa
Indian Territory to white settlers. The coming
of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad in July

1898 spurred the building of Bristow.

Bristow

Sapulpa was built on 2 things - railroad and The Blue Whale in Catoosa, is one of the most recognizable
oil. Enjoy rich heritage and architecture and best loved icons on historic Route 66. Built in 1972 as an
throughout downtown, family owned anniversary gift, it quickly evolved into a local summer hot
businesses, golf courses, fishing shopping spot and family travel destination. Today, travelers can stop by
and more. and enjoy a picnic while reminiscing about days gone by.

RESTAURANT EVENT CENTER CATERING The Campbell Hotel o ers so much on your journey down Route 66!

Over 50 Years Twenty-six uniquely
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Two spacious event centers
Maxxwells Restaurant

Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm Event Center, Lounge & Spa
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918.744.5500 • Fax 918.935.3981
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Toll Free Reservations 855.744.5500
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West of Route 66 in Foyil, The Quapaw Tribal Museum in Visit us on scenic Route 66!
you will find the Ed Quapaw is a great attraction at the
Galloway Totem Pole Park. sapulpa O
Ed dedicated his beginning of Oklahoma Route 66. K
retirement years to L
building a monument to Commerce is the boyhood home of A
the American Indian from baseball legend Mickey Mantle. H
stone, concrete and his O
imagination. The Totem Quapaw M
Pole is the world’s largest A
concrete totem pole.
www.toursapulpa.com
Foyil

Commerce

Miami

Miami is center stage for Participating locations:
an iconic theather. Since Agave Mexican Grill
Freddie’s BBQ & Steakhouse
opening day–April 18, Happy Burger
1929, with a full house of Hickory House
Mazzio’s Italian Eatery
1,600–the Coleman R&T Grocery
Theatre Beautiful has & various downtown merchants.

never been "dark". Stop by any participating location to collect your free
souvenir Route 66 pin during your visit to Sapulpa!
Get Your Kicks
On Oklahoma
Route 66!

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905 Whitebird St. • Quapaw, OK
918.674.2619 • www.quapawtribe.com/museum

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WOOLAROC  TALLGRASS PRAIRIE  GILCREASE MUSEUM

Scenic Byways • State Parks • Wild Horses • Blue Lakes • Museums
Bison • Casinos • Wineries • Outdoor Adventure • Proud Osages

Big Heart Day  Tallgrass Musical Festival  KawFest Celebration
Ben Johnson Steer Roping  Indian Taco Championship

Cavalcade Rodeo  Kiheka Steh Pow Wow  Shidler Car Show  Pioneer Day

See You In The Osage  VisitTheOsage.com

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6 Ziplines
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CHa’ TuLLiS

GaLLeRY

Gallery of artist Cha’ Tullis established in 1977
on the Osage Indian Nation Reservation,
just 35 minutes North West of Tulsa.

Large selection of Silver &
Turquoise Jewelry, Paintings, Prints,

Sculptures, Pottery & Gifts.

Mon–Sat, 10 am–5 pm FREEPresent this coupon for a
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698th Annual

Held at the Osage County Fairgrounds in Pawhuska, OK

July 14–19, 2015

World's Largest Amateur Rodeo!

Over 1,600 Contestants & Over 100 Roundup Clubs
Wild Horse Race • Chuck Wagon Race • Bulls • Broncs & More
“Dance Under the Stars” held after each nightly performance

headlining some of the hottest acts in country music.

CavalcadeRodeo.com

Experience

Sister’s Attic

Antiques, Collectibles & More

2015 Area Events Lake Front Cabin Rentals “Where the Buffalo Roam”

Skiatook Annual Chamber Banquet – February 877.471.0046 115 E Main St, Pawhuska
Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt – April 4 CrossTimbersMarina.com 918-287-2626

Oklahoma Championship Wagon Races – May 9 Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm
Tallgrass Music Festival – June 5-6 Sat: 10am-4pm

Skiatook Education Fdn. Golf Tourney – June 19
Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks – July 3

45th Annual KIHEKAH STEH Pow Wow – July 24-26
Skiatook Pioneer Day Festival – September 19
Fantasy on Wheels Car Show – September 19
Skiatook Trunk or Treat – October 31

Skiatook Chamber Annual Auction – November 21
Skiatook Christmas Parade – December 11
Skiatook Santa Workshop – December 11

Skiatook Chamber of Commerce • 918.396.3702 • SkiatookChamber.com

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P AAWVisHitUSK
_Gateway
to the Tallgrass Prairie

Shopping • Dining • Scenic Attractions
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH • BLESSED KATERI TAKAKWITHA SHRINE OF THE WEST • TALLGRASS
PRAIRIE • OSAGE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM • BLACKSMITH HOUSE • OSAGE NATION TRIBAL MUSEUM

PawhuskaChamber.com • 918-287-1208

38 2015 Gu id e t o G r een C o u n t r y The Bivin Garden

Six-acre botanical garden
surrounded byTallgrass Prairie

Open weekends May–September
or by appointment

918.793.4011 Shidler, OK
TheBivinGarden.com

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Uniquely Renovated Studio Apartments

Nightly & Weekly Rates

Osage Square in Historic Downtown Pawhuska
707 Block Kihekah Ave • 918-287-4839

62nd Annual Ben Johnson
Memorial Steer Roping

Osage County Fairgrounds, Pawhuska
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 2pm

TICKETS: JEANNE STROM 918-287-4170 • 918-338-9495 • PO BOX 64, PAWHUSKA, OK 74056

Explore the history of women Steam & Gas Engine Show
who have made significant
contributions to Fri-Sun, May 1-3, 2015
the history of
Oklahoma. Gates Open @ 8:00 am
Oklahoma Steam Threshing
& Gas Engine Association

Steam Park Grounds Historic Pawnee, Ok

Historical re-creation
of Pawnee Bill’s famous

Wild West Show
One Weekend ONLY!
June 12th–13th, 2015

Gordon W. Lillie Ranch Hours: Antique Power Exhibits
(Pawnee Bill) Tue-Sat 10am-5pm • Fun Family Events •
Sun-Mon 1pm-4pm;
November-March $10/Day-$15/Multi-Day Pass
Closed Mon & Tue • 12 & Under Free •

918.762.2513 701 Monument Road • Ponca City, OK Friday is school day
PawneeBillRanch.com 580-765-6108 • Tue-Sat 10AM-5PM
1141 Pawnee Bill Rd PioneerWomanMuseum.com (School groups accompanied by teacher
Pawnee, Oklahoma are admitted free of charge)

OklahomaThreshers.org | 918.762.2108

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Visit Bartlesville… in the Heart of Green Country

THE INN AT PRICE TOWER BARTLESVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

TOM MIX MUSEUM, DEWEY AT&SF NO. 940 STEAM ENGINE
FRANK PHILLIPS HOME WOOLAROC MUSEUM & WILDLIFE PRESERVE

Bartlesville Convention & Visitors Bureau GreenCountryO K.com
800-364-8708 • VisitBartlesville.com

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STAY. Family Fun
EXPLORE.
• Antique
& Specialty Stores

• Dewey Hotel
& Museum

• Tom Mix Museum
• Wild West Show
• Antique Car

& Tractor Show

RELAX.

World Heritage Site Nominee CityOfDewey.com

Immerse yourself in Frank Lloyd Wright’s only realized skyscraper
by Staying overnight at the Inn at Price Tower, Exploring the
Arts Center or Relaxing with dinner and drinks 15 stories
up overlooking the prairie landscape in Copper Bar.

510 DEWEY AVE | BARTLESVILLE, OK | 918.336.4949 | PRICETOWER.ORG

Dewey Hotel MuseumGreenCountryGuide.indd 1 Visit10/22/2013 1:29:45 PM
Frank
The Grand Ole Lady of the Prairie Phillips’
Owned by Home

Washington County Historical Society

• Constructed in 1899
• *Home and Hotel to entrepreneur Jacob

Bartles and Nannie Journeycake Bartles
• One of the first examples of Victorian

architecture in Indian Territory
• Original Jake Bartles Water Well
• Popular rest stop for cowboys, oilmen,

and outlaws
• **Reconstructed Tom Mix Jail

Visit the Dewey Hotel Museum Tours: Wed-Sat 10-5
and imagine life in the Old West. Last tour at 4 pm
Apr – Nov, 10am – 4pm - Tue-Sat Director’s Tour:
*Wheelchair accessible to first floor only
3 floors to tour, staircase access only Wed, Th, Fri 9:00 am
**Replica of the original structure, contains 1107 S. Cherokee, Bartlesville, OK
original metal and hardware
918.336.2491
Dewey Hotel Museum www.frankphillipshome.org

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EXPLORE THE LAKES OF

G Creen ountry

With more than a half million surface acres of water, and more shore-
line than the East and Gulf coasts combined, the Great Lakes of Green

Country offer fun and relaxation to outdoor enthusiasts.

Eufaula Lake Lake Eufaula Association
102 E BK-200 RD Eufaula – 918.689.7751
Stigler, OK 74462-9440
918.484.5135

Lake Eufuala has always delighted visitors with its beauty. With more than 660 miles of
shoreline, the lake presents natural beauty marked by meandering chains of bays and channels
set in a rolling prairie and backed by lofty hills.

Numerous park areas are available and include stables, nature trails, service docks, launching
ramps, golf courses, campgrounds and airparks. Major camping sites and picnic areas are
furnished with picnic shelters, drinking water, charcoal grills and rest rooms.

Fishing on Lake Eufaula is rated excellent for striped, large-mouth and white bass, crappie,
catfish, walleye and numerous species of sunfish. Principal game species include bobwhite quail,
deer, cottontail rabbit, squirrel, duck, geese and mourning dove.

Fort Gibson Lake Fort Gibson Lake Association
8568 State Hwy 251 A Wagoner 918.485.4623
Fort Gibson, OK 74434-9619
918.462.2042-INFO 918.682.4314-Off Season

Fort Gibson Lake is located on the Grand (Neosho) River five miles Northwest of Fort Gibson
and lies in Wagoner, Cherokee and Mayes counties, extending upriver to the Markham Ferry Dam.

Just a short drive from metro Tulsa and Muskogee, recreational opportunities abound. The area
offers more than 17,000 acres of public hunting, 4,500 acres of waterfowl refuge, eight marinas
and the The Lodge at Sequoyah State Park where golf and horseback riding are available.

Wagoner and Fort Gibson have a historic past that includes fur traders, Indians and the United
States military who used the waterway and the “Old Texas Road”, now known as US 69, traveling
between St. Louis and Texas. Sam Houston had a trading post and from this area traveled to
Texas to meet his destiny.

Today you’ll find great antiques, museums, good food, a water park, special events, cabins,
camping and more.

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Grand Lake Association
Grove 918.786.2289

Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees is a water wonderland offering you and your family an
extraordinary vacation experience. With more than 60,000 surface acres of clear, blue water
and 1,300 miles of shoreline, the lake and the immediate area offer boundless facilities and
entertainment opportunities. There are numerous RV parks, lodging, attractions, marinas and
many fine restaurants.

Renowned throughout the region as a destination for bass fishermen, the lake also has catfish,
crappie and spoonbills. Grand Lake is a haven for migratory fowl and other wildlife and is famous
for its pelicans. Each year the area celebrates the migratory bird at its annual Pelican Festival.

The lake is an ideal environment for boating, fishing and swimming. Sailboat enthusiasts find
that the southwest to northeast direction of the lake makes it the perfect environment for their
sport. There are plenty of bike trails, places for off-roading and miles of gorgeous scenery for
hiking and camping. Grand Lake is a beautiful location to vacation, retire or just have fun.

Kaw Lake Kaw Lake Association
9400 Lake Road Ponca City/Kaw City
Ponca City, OK 74604-7323 580.762.9494
580.762.5611

Kaw Lake has a large variety of recreational opportunities for north central Oklahoma.
Spring and summer, the lake beckons swimmers, boaters, skiers and
jet-skiers with over 17,000 acres of water and 168 miles of shoreline.

For those with fishing on their mind, Kaw Lake and the Arkansas River offer catfish,
crappie, sand bass, walleye and spoonbill. It is one of the best lakes in Oklahoma for
blue cat. In spring and early summer, striped bass are abundant and summer is excellent
paddlefish time.

Kaw Lake is a Corps of Engineers lake with seven campgrounds and 268 campsites, many
of which include electric, water, trailer sanitary facilities, showers and playgrounds. Camp
McFadden, on the lake’s west side, is a multi-use recreational area that is great for retreats
and family reunions. It includes a large lodge, cabins, canoe and fishing ponds, hiking trails,
RV hookups and ropes course.

For boaters, there are two marinas and 13 boat ramps. The marinas offer fuel, food and
other amenities, plus year-round boat storage. The McFadden Cove Marina offers boats
and jet skis for rent.

Kaw Lake also sports two sandy beaches, a large number of migratory birds and even an
Eagle Watch that is held the third Saturday in January. Nearby Ponca City hosts numerous
historical/cultural attractions and many motels and restaurants.

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Lakes of Green Country

Keystone Lake
23115 West Wekiwa Road
Sand Springs, OK 74063-9312
918.865.2621

Keystone Lake is just 20 miles west of Tulsa, where you will discover natural beauty and
serenity. Sprawling across the Creek, Osage, Pawnee and Tulsa counties of Green Country,
Keystone Lake has 330 miles of shoreline and provides recreation, relaxation and enjoyment for
visitors and residents alike.

Fish and wildlife resources provide a great variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. Sandy
beaches offer fun in the sun where you can enjoy boating, sailing, yachting, swimming, jet skiing,
water skiing and wind surfing.

For the land lover, there is camping, picnicking, hiking, nature trails, horseback riding and 17,000
acres of land open for public hunting. You will find unique shopping, great restaurants, golf
courses, tennis facilities, cultural and heritage museums, and much more.

Visit the bald eagle tours on the lake by the dam during January and February and enjoy the
friendly people, varied attractions and relaxed lifestyle.

From thousands of acres of public hunting to hundreds of miles of hiking and
horseback riding trails, the lakes of Green Country can satisfy any outdoors man.

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12698 S Hwy 88, Oologah, OK 74053-0700, 918.443.2250

Oologah Lake is located north of Claremore in the heart of Will Rogers Country and provides
a recreation setting that is perfect for your family. Water enthusiasts enjoy skiing, sailing,
canoeing and swimming.

Eleven parks are available and include showers, camping pads, electric hookups, playgrounds,
picnic tables and group shelters. Sportsmen enjoy the opportunity to capture a wide variety of
fish and game. The lake is stocked with sand bass, catfish, hybrid striped bass, crappie and
walleye.

Also available are 18 miles of equestrian and hiking trails including Will Rogers Centennial Trail
and Skull Hollow Nature Trail.

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Lakes of Green Country

Skiatook Lake Skiatook Lake Association
5353 Lake Road Skiatook 918.630.5997
Skiatook, OK 74070-9803
918.396.3170

Skiatook Lake is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. Formed by the confluence of Hominy
Creek and Bird Creek, the lake has a surface area of over 10,500 acres of more than
160 miles of shoreline. It’s shoreline is accentuated by steep, picturesque bluffs that offer
spectacular views.

Visitors to the area love the many recreational opportunities available, including hunting,
fishing, camping, picnicking and boating. Facilities are plentiful around the lake and provide
easy public access.

Sport fishermen enjoy finding large-mouth bass, black and white crappie, channel catfish
and several species of sunfish. Hunters spend their time hunting for white-tailed deer, quail,
rabbit and squirrel. A total of 8,000 acres are open for public hunting. The city of Skiatook is
nearby and offers a variety of shopping and restaurants.

Northeast Oklahoma’s Green Country is famous for its unique history and culture.
Among sports enthusiasts the area is known as a “water wonderland.”

Photo: Jerry Ehlers Lake Tenkiller Tenkiller Lake Association
Photo: George HarrisRoute 1, Box 259 Cookson 918.457.4403
Gore, OK 74435-9547
918.487.5252

Lake Tenkiller and the Illinois River attract over 2 million visitors annually. The area lies in the heart
of the rugged Cookson Hills where you will discover unsurpassed scenery. Lake Tenkiller is surrounded
by dogwood forests and other flowering trees.

The Lake is popular for fishing (black, white and striped bass, crappie, catfish, bream and walleye),
boating, skiing, scuba diving, picnicking, camping, hiking and hunting. Eighteen parks have been
developed by the Corps of Engineers and there are two state parks - all with boat ramps and campsites.

Picnic areas are furnished with rest rooms, picnic shelters and tables, swimming beaches and grills. The
lake also has three nature trails for those wanting to enjoy the beauty of nature.

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Lakes of Green Country

Birch Lake - 918.363.3170 —­ located in Osage County with 27 miles McClellan-Kerr Navigation System - 918.775.4475 ­— serves
of shoreline and offers excellent public hunting, recreation areas, three both commercial and recreational purposes and offers flood control,
parks with campsites, fishing docks, and boat launching ramps. Birch navigation, hydropower, water supply, and wildlife conservation. Three
Lake is near many attractions including the beautiful Tall Grass Prairie Forks Harbor in Muskogee, can accommodate recreational boaters
Preserve. and has a 40 foot boat ramp, automated fuel dock and 100 metric-ton
travel lift. This 20 acre harbor provides boating access to the Arkansas,
Bluestem Lake - 918.287.3040 — located convenient to Pawhuska. Verdigris and Grand Rivers, and the inland waterway system of the
It offers fishing and boating and provides electric hookups for RVs, United States.
boat ramps, primitive camping sites and picnic areas. Bluestem Lake
is located convenient to the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve and numerous ILLINOIS RIVER
other activities in Osage County.
OK Scenic Rivers Commission - 918.456.3251 —­ Nestled in the
Copan Lake - 918.532.4334 ­— located 18 miles north of Bartlesville beautiful Ozark Hills, the Illinois River is a spectacular destination for
and provides a wide variety of game fish including large mouth bass, those who enjoy canoeing and rafting with 70 miles of breathtaking
white crappie, channel and flathead catfish and sunfish. Game species scenery. Shoot across the rapids on Oklahoma’s best known scenic
available include: deer, mourning dove, waterfowl, bobwhite quail, river and study the array of nature and wildlife with over 65 species of
turkey, cottontail rabbit and squirrel. Copan Lake has Class A camping fish. There are also plenty of camping and public facilities.
facilities, beach areas, beautiful picnic sites and boat ramps. Lake Spavinaw - 918.435.8066 and Lake Eucha - 918.253.4344
—­ located near the city of Jay and provide an area of pristine beauty
Dripping Springs Lake and nearby State Park/Lake Okmulgee in far eastern Oklahoma. The area has a multitude of great facilities,
are just minutes away from historic Downtown Okmulgee on SH 56. including numerous scenic campsites, picnic areas, play-grounds,
A favorite among fishermen, the lakes boast nearly 300 campsites, fishing docks and group shelters. Marina and concessions are available
boating, water skiing, fishing and playgrounds. There are equestrian and fishermen love the wide variety of fish.
trails, hiking and mountain biking trails, hunting and fishing.

Greenleaf Lake - 918.487.5196 — located within Greenleaf State
Park south of Muskogee. Fish in this sparkling blue lake include catfish,
crappie and bass and the facilities available are picnic areas, RV and
tent campsites, playground and restrooms. Other Greenleaf State Park
amenities include a marina, swimming pool, bathhouse, nature trail and
swimming beach.

Heyburn Lake - 918.669.7521 — located southwest of Sapulpa on
Polecat Creek. Several facilities are located at this scenic lake including
picnic areas, playground, boat launch, restrooms and showers. RV and
tent camping are both available. A variety of fish can be found from
bass and crappie to sunfish and catfish. The Heyburn Public Hunting
Area covers over 6,000 acres and provides hunting opportunities for
quail, wild turkey, squirrel, rabbit and waterfowl.

Lake Hudson is located just east of Pryor with 200 miles of shoreline
and is abundant in species of fish and is called “the best bass lake in
Oklahoma.” It has a variety of wildlife and plays host to all types of water
sports. Lake Hudson has easy public access, boat ramps, recreational
areas and overnight camping.

Hulah Lake - 918.532.4334 ­— located in Osage County in a farming
and ranching area. It has a picturesque setting and an open invitation
to visitors for picnicking, camping, hiking and sight-seeing. There is
excellent fishing and hunting along with recreational facilities and boat
ramps.

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G Creen ountry
Memb er ATTRACTIONS

An Affair of the Heart of Tulsa CHEROKEE casinos Frank Phillips Home
See ad page 28 20900 S 4200 Rd See ad page 41
July & November – Expo Square Claremore – 918.283.8800 1107 S Cherokee Ave
HeartOfTulsa.com Bartlesville – 918.336.2491
103 N Georgetown Rd & State Hwy 62 FrankPhillipsHome.org
AHHA Hardesty Arts Center Fort Gibson – 918.684.5507
101 E Archer St Gilcrease Museum
Tulsa – 918.584.3333 31501 US Hwy 75 See ad page 35
ahhatulsa.org Ramona – 918.535.3800 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd
Tulsa – 918.596.2700
The Bivin Garden 205 Cherokee Blvd Gilcrease.utulsa.edu
See ad page 38 Roland – 800.256.2338
500 W First St Grand River Dam Authority –
Shidler – 918.793.4011 1621 W Ruth St Pensacola Dam
TheBivinGarden.com Sallisaw – 800.256.2338 See ad page 8
Jct Oklahoma Hwy 82 & 28
Broken Arrow History Museum 16489 Hwy 62 Langley – 918.782.4726
400 S Main St Tahlequah – 918.207.3600 Grda.com
Broken Arrow – 918.258.2616
BahistoricalSociety.com 2416 Hwy 412 Har-Ber Village
West Siloam Springs – 800.754.4111 See ad page 9
Broken Arrow Military 4404 W 20th St
History Museum Cherokee Heritage Center Grove – 918.786.6446
112 N Main St See ad page 21 Har-berVillage.com
Broken Arrow – 918.794.2712 21192 S Keeler Dr
Okmhm.org Park Hill – 918.456.6007 Henryetta Territorial Museum
CherokeeHeritage.org 410 W Moore St
The Castle of Muskogee Henryetta – 918.652.7112
3400 Fern Mountain Rd Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism TerritorialMuseum.net
Muskogee – 918.687.3625 See ad page 21
Okcastle.com 877.779.6977 J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum
VisitCherokeeNation.com See ad page 11
Cha’ Tullis Gallery 330 N JM Davis Blvd
See ad page 36 The Coleman Theatre Claremore – 918.341.5707
108 W Main St See ad back cover TheGunMuseum.com
Hominy – 918.885.4717 103 N Main St
ChaTullis.com Miami – 918.540.2425 Keepsake Candles
ColemanTheatre.org 263 County Rd 3022
CHEROKEE NATION ENTERTAINMENT Bartlesville – 888.636.0351
CherokeeCasino.com Creek Council House Museum KeepsakeCandles.com
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Open By Appointment
777 W Cherokee St 106 W 6th St Lyon’s Indian Store
Catoosa – 918.266.4352 Okmulgee – 918.756.2324 See ad page 28
HardRockCasinoTulsa.com 111 S Detroit Ave
Dewey Hotel Museum Tulsa – 918.582.6372
48 2015 Gu id e t o G r een C o u n t r y See ad page 41 LyonsIndianStoreTulsa.com
801 N Delaware St
Dewey – 918.534.0215
wchs-ok.org

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Member Attractions Osage Casinos (continued) tuulsa Air and Space Museum
39 Deer Ave and Planetarium
THE Marland EstateS Hominy – 877.246.8777 3624 N 74th E Ave
See ad page 42 Tulsa – 918.834.9900
Marland Grand Home 2017 E 15th St & Hwy 99 TulsaAirAndSpaceMuseum.org
1000 E Grand Ave Pawhuska – 877.246.8777
Ponca City – 580.767.0427 Tulsa RV Ranch
MarlandGrandHome.com Patricia Island Golf Club 2538 US Hwy 75
4980 Clubhouse Rd Beggs – 918.267.9000
E. W. Marland ESTATE Grove – 918.786.3338 Tulsarvranch.com
901 Monument Rd PatriciaIsland.com
Ponca City – 580.767.0420 Tulsa State Fair
MarlandMansion.com Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum September – Expo Square
See ad page 39 TulsaStateFair.com
Honor Heights Park 1141 Pawnee Bill Rd
See ad page 18 Pawnee – 918.762.2513 Tulsa Zoo
837 E Okmulgee okhistory.org/sites/pawneebill See ad page 27
Muskogee 6421 E 36th St N
VisitMuskogee.com Peyton’s Place – Illinois River Tulsa – 918.669.6600
Float Trips TulsaZoo.org
Muskogee War Memorial 10298 Oklahoma Hwy 10
and Batfish Submarine Tahlequah – 918.456.3847 Will Rogers Memorial Museums
See ad page 18 Peytonsplace.com See ad page 11
3500 Batfish Rd
Muskogee – 918.682.6294 Picture In Scripture Amphitheater Will Rogers Memorial
Ussbatfish.com See ad page 9 1720 W Will Rogers Blvd
36656 S 510 Rd Claremore – 918.341.0719
OK Mozart Festival Eucha – 918.435.8207
See ad page 41 PictureInScripture.com Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch
June – Bartlesville 9501 E 380 Rd
Okmozart.com Price Tower Arts Center Oologah – 918.275.4201
See ad page 41 WillRogers.com
Oklahoma Aquarium 510 S Dewey Ave
See ad page 26 Bartlesville – 918.336.4949 Woolaroc
300 Aquarium Dr PriceTower.org See ad page 36
Jenks – 918.296.3474 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd
Okaquarium.org Quapaw Tribal Museum Bartlesville – 918.336.0307
See ad page 33 Woolaroc.org
Oklahoma Steam and Gas 905 Whitebird St
Engine Show Quapaw – 918.674.2619
See ad page 39 QuapawTribe.com
May – Pawnee
OklahomaThreshers.org Southwind Casinos
See ad page 42
Osage Casinos 5640 La Cann Rd
See ad page 31 Newkirk – 866.KawBingo
OsageCasinos.com 746 Grandview
Kaw City – 855.368.2480
951 W 36th St N SouthwindCasino.com
Tulsa – 877.246.8777
Tom Mix Museum
222 Allen Rd See ad page 41
Bartlesville – 877.246.8777 721 N Delaware St
Dewey – 918.534.1555
301 Blackjack Dr TomMixMuseum.com
Sand Springs – 877.246.8777
TULSA ZOO
64464 Oklahoma Hwy 60
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5591 W Rogers Blvd
Skiatook – 877.246.8777

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MEMBER Accommodations,
Facilities & Restaurants

Bartlesville Community Center Hyatt Regency – Tulsa
300 SE Adams Blvd 100 E Second St
Bartlesville – 918.336.2787 Tulsa – 918.582.9000
BartlesvilleCommunityCenter.com Tulsa-Hyatt.com

Best Western Plus Hampton Inn & Suites Owasso
Tulsa Inn & Suites 9009 N 121st E Ave
See ad page 29 Owasso – 918.609.6700
3212 S 79th E Ave HamptonInn.com
Tulsa – 918.858.2100
BestWesternOklahoma.com Holiday Inn Express & Suites
150 Aquarium Dr
The Campbell Hotel Jenks – 918.296.7300
See ad page 32 HolidayInnExpress.com
2636 E 11th St
Tulsa – 918.744.5500 Mar Val Family Camping Resort
TheCampbellHotel.com 100 MarVal Lane
Gore – 800.340.4280
Doubletree by Hilton MarValResort.com
Tulsa Warren Place
6110 S Yale Ave Peyton’s Place
Tulsa – 918.495.1000 Canoeing, Rafting, and Kayaking
DoubletreeByHilton.com 10298 Oklahoma Hwy 10
Tahlequah – 918.456.3847
Freddie’s Bar-B-Q & Steak House PeytonsPlace.com
See ad page 33
1425 New Sapulpa Rd PostOak Lodge
Sapulpa – 918.224.4301 See ad page 35
Freddiesbbq.com 5323 W 31st St N
Tulsa – 918.425.2112
Freeland Center PostoakLodge.com
for the Performing Arts
Oklahoma Hwy 16 & N Ash St Cedar Rock Inn/Silo Center
Bristow – 918.637.3540 4501 W 41st St
FreelandCenter.org Tulsa – 918.447.4493
CedarRockInn.com
Hampton Inn & Suites
Woodland Hills Southern Oaks Resort
7141 S 85th E Ave 446724 E 390 Rd
Tulsa – 918.294.3300 Vinita – 918.782.9346
HamptonTulsaHotel.com SouthernOaksResort.com

Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa RV Ranch
See ad page 26 2538 US Hwy 75
4518 E Skelly Dr Beggs – 918.267.9000
Tulsa – 918.878.7777 Tulsarvranch.com
HiltonTulsaok.com
WorldMark Grand Lake
50 2015 Gu id e t o G r een C o u n t r y 57020 Oklahoma Hwy 125
Afton – 866.323.3087
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