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Most People Have No Idea Oklahoma Has A Sahara Desert…And It’s Truly Amazing

Many people are surprised to discover the diverse topography across Oklahoma. It is only one of four states with more than 10 ecoregions – from Rocky Mountain foothills and swamps to tallgrass prairies and mountains. One of the most unique topographies lies within Little Sahara State Park in Waynoke, Oklahoma. It is not only a favorite spot for ATV riders, but it is a spectacular place to visit to enjoy a desert-like scenery full of sand dunes.

Have you ever visited this hidden gem in Oklahoma? To see more of Oklahoma’s diverse topography, check out these mountains in the Sooner State.

Ashley has lived in Oklahoma for 25 years and is the Oklahoma staff writer for