Mile for mile, Oklahoma offers the nation’s most diverse terrain. As one of only four states that has more than 10 ecosystems, the Sooner State will take your breath away with its range of beauty. With a little imagination, these 25 Oklahoma locations will make you swear you’re on another planet:
1. Natural Falls
This scene from Natural Falls feels like you could be on a waterfall planet...otherwise known as Hawaii.
2. Broken Bow Lake
The peacefulness of Broken Bow Lake will take your breath away. The natural beauty is stunning.
3. Canadian River
This sunrise is picturesque and it feels like a magical morning in Caddo County.
4. Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge
You could feel as if you are in heaven with clouds that close.
5. Deep Fork Wildlife Refuge
The green looking slime is actually tiny fescue seeds, not algae. This looks like a kayaker entered Swamp World.
6. Oklahoma City Capital Building
The steps of the state capital building make you feel like you stepped back into Greco-Roman times.
7. Lake Carl Etling
This star trail above Lake Carl Etling makes you feel like you have been transported into space.
8. Lake Carlton
A picture-perfect fall look for Oklahoma...captivating.
The lushness of the greenery is out-of-this-world!
10. Lake Hefner
The glistening water on Lake Hefner is breathtaking.
11. Medicine Park Waterfall
Another peaceful place in nature that looks just heavenly.
12. Lake Eufaula
A magical night overlooking Lake Eufaula.
13. Skydance Bridge
The Skydance Bridge in Oklahoma City looks like it could be in a futuristic world.
14. Mount Scott
A world of perfect sunsets would look like this.
15. Lower Mountain Fork River
The Lower Mountain Fork River rock garden looks like a scene out of a movie...stunning, yet eerie.
16. Quanah Parker Lake
The land of the free and home of the brave!
17. Little Sahara
The sand dunes of Oklahoma...spectacular!
18. Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge
The reflection on the still lake with the sun setting in the distance makes everything seem perfect.
19. Treasure Lake
The lights from Treasure Lake, the glow of a thin mist in the air, and the stars that illuminate Wichita Mountains - looks like there could be otherworldly beings in the distance.
20. Turner Falls
Turner Falls and the Arbuckle Mountains look majestic!
21. Moon Behind Wichita Mountains
It looks like you could reach up and touch the moon...maybe on another planet?
22. Alabaster Caverns
Alabaster Cavern walls are amazing and abstract looking.
23. Wintersmith Park
Ada looks like the perfect winter wonderland.
24. Cimarron River
The red soil makes this river look like the Red Sea.
25. Talimena Drive
The Talimena Drive travels within the Ouachita National Forest along the highest peaks of the Winding Stair Mountains. It is a sight to behold.