You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Oklahoma Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year

We all know Oklahoma is a haven for ticks and mosquitoes, and unfortunately, this year looks like it’s going to be worse than usual. Some people are calling 2019 “The year of the tick” due to our wet winter, which means were going to see a big reproduction season for ticks.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Does anyone have any other words of wisdom about repelling ticks from animals and people? Please share any other helpful information with our readers in the comments section!

Don’t let this report deter you from exploring the great outdoors this season. Just remember to bring your DEET and check your body for any ticks. If you’re looking for beautiful places to visit outdoors in the Sooner State, check out this easy, breezy waterfall hike in northeastern Oklahoma.