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Gem of a town

Very beautiful town. Wish there were more shops and that the banks along the water were more... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Harley B
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Beautiful wildlife area...bring a camera

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is well worth the drive through the lands. The overview from... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Robert H
Goodyear, Arizona
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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Medicine Park, OK 73557
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite sure what this area is trying to be. The river walk was nice, but stopped too soon for us. Seemed to be just under a mile. We were visiting on a Saturday. Traffic seemed heavy. Lots of motorcycles darting in and out, so...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful town. Wish there were more shops and that the banks along the water were more cleaned up and landscaped. Unique and quirky locals ate friendly to chat with. This place could be big if they expanded just a bit and cleaned up the...More

Thank Harley B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to spend time at. There was a music festival going on. A lot of people went swimming in the lake. They want a fee of 2$ each person. We felt like jumping in too. We took a walk around the lake....More

Thank SaSu183
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is well worth the drive through the lands. The overview from Mt Scott is outstanding. The wildlife, lots of buffalo, are a delight to see. If you are lucky you might spot an elk or even a wild long horn...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I had no idea what I was getting myself in to as I drove down the backroads towards Medicine Park. It opened up to a pleasant town and swimming hole full of families, picnics and some of the best strawberry ice cream I've ever had!...More

2  Thank Chandler E
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge is a stunning park where you can savor boulder-like mountains, prairie, bison, wild longhorn cattle, deer and an abundance of bird-life including roadrunners, scissortail flycatchers and golden eagles. There are scenic drives throughout the park as well as numerous hiking trails....More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We came down on a Wednesday and most of the shops were closed so make sure to check before you come on a weekend. That being said we went to the aquarium, drove to the top of mount Scott and the kids went swimming. All...More

Thank KDW75
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I cant say much except, WE LOVE IT!! I wish I could buy a home here! everything looks so beautiful in the summer and the people are all so awesome

Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Highly recommend the drive up the mountain! Plenty of places to pull over for the view. Area set aside on the top to park and get out for photo opportunities.

1  Thank SimoneIllinois
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This village is a short car trip from Lawton that has changed a great deal over the years. It has moved from a run-down village to a busy little burg with its "self" intact.

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Casey m
7 July 2018|
Response from KDW75 | Reviewed this property |
We saw several while we were there.
2 May 2018|
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Response from Gina M | Reviewed this property |
The best answer to your question is "Where WOULD'T you see buffalo or prairie dogs?" You will see them all over. The longhorns are more prevalent, but the buffalo are there. If you continue on the road through the Wichita... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from P C | Reviewed this property |
Correction, I think they are closed on Tuesdays also.