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Great Plains Country

By Don Gammill, know it Editor Modified: March 9, 2010 at 1:18 pm •  Published: May 20, 2009
Where: Southwest.

Counties (14): Jefferson, Stephens, Grady, Caddo, Washita, Custer, Roger Mills, Beckham, Greer, Harmon, Tillman, Jackson, Comanche, Cotton.

Includes: Altus, Anadarko, Burns Flat, Cheyenne, Duncan, Elk City, Hobart, Lawton, Marlow, Sayre and Weatherford.

10 Places to visit:

* Quartz Mountain Resort & Lodge — set deep in the ancient hills of the Wichita Mountains, this multi-million dollar resort is perfect for family getaways and corporate gatherings.

* Museum of the Western Prairie — Altus. Housing period stagecoaches and other remnants of our western heritage. * Medicine Park — North of Lawton. Tucked away in the shadow of Quartz Mountain, this picture-perfect resort town is unique in architecture and personality.

* Chisholm Trail Heritage Center — Duncan. Home of the largest monument in America dedicated to the Chisholm Trail and the longest Chisholm Trail Walkway in the world.

* Anadarko — the Indian Capitol of the Nation, Anadarko is home to Indian City USA, the National Hall of Fame for Famous American Indians and the Southern Plains India Museum.

* Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge — North of Lawton.

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