Natural Falls State Park

One of Oklahoma's most beautiful parks is in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, just a few miles from the Arkansas border. 


Blue River PFHA

I've heard about the Blue River trout fishery for years, but I never managed to visit for myself until this year.

Tips on Traveling with Kids

I have learned a few things about traveling and getting outdoors with my kids that you may find useful.


Tenkiller and Cherokee Landing State Parks

There's a reason this place has the nickname "Heaven in the Hills."


A Look Back at 2017’s Travels

2017 was a busy year all around, but we still found plenty of time to get outside and enjoy our beautiful home state


Sequoyah Bay and Sequoyah State Parks

We took a tour of the Cherokee Nation, and visited both of the state parks on the shores of Fort Gibson Lake.


Two Days of Trout Fishing

This year I fished Lake Watonga and Medicine Creek, and I experienced all the challenges and emotions that come along with the pursuit of trout.


Illinois River – Tahlequah

I introduced my son to the river last summer.


Quick Hit–Hugo Lake and Raymond Gary State Parks

As part of our quest to complete our family state parks project, we dropped by a couple of smaller state parks in far southeastern Oklahoma. 


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