The Underrated Oklahoma Spring That Just Might Be Your New Favorite Summer Destination

Oklahoma has a handful of beautiful swimming holes, but they’re widely known and usually crowded during the summer months. There’s an underrated spring in northeastern Oklahoma that’s tucked away in a nature preserve that’s not only great for a refreshing dip but it’s also a little geological waterpark. Check it out below.

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:

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The J.T. Nickel Family Nature and Wildlife Preserve was formed in 2000 and is located in the beautiful town of Tahlequah. It’s open to the public and the perfect place to go for hiking, exploring and bird watching. Your adventure in this beautiful land will take you to places you never knew existed in the Sooner State – including a majestic waterfall. Click here to read more about this stunning place.

Address: Tahlequah, OK, 74464