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. 


Tips on Traveling with Kids

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

Quick Hit – McGee Creek State Park and Natural Scenic Area

One our way home from a 2016 visit to Broken Bow, we decided to visit McGee Creek State Park and the McGee Creek Natural Scenic Area, near Atoka.


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.


Wichita Mountains – Forty-Foot Hole

One of the best "non-mountain" hikes in the Wichitas is found in the Dog Run Hollow trail system. 


Fall Road Trip, Part III: Chickasaw National Recreation Area

In the highly-anticipated third installment of our fall road trip, we'll have adventures in Davis and Sulphur (i.e., BBQ and waterfalls).


Fall Road Trip, Part II: Lake Murray State Park

After an enjoyable afternoon at Turner Falls Park, the wife and I headed south over the mountains to beautiful Lake Murray.


Fall Road Trip, Part I: Turner Falls Park

Finally, in October, we found enough breathing room to drop the kids off with the grandparents and we headed south on I-35.


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