The Oklahoma Hiking Trail That Was Once An 1800s Battlefield

When you need a break from the hustle and bustle of life, hiking is a great activity to unwind. There’s a hiking trail in western Oklahoma that’s not only surrounded by beautiful grasslands, but was once home to an 1800s battlefield. It’s a great little hike to enjoy fresh air, history, and peace and quiet.

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Oklahoma has so many historical places but not all of them have a fascinating story behind them. Owen Park was the first city park in Tulsa, and let’s just say it began with a bang (literally!). Click here to read about the bizarre story of how this historic park’s pond came into existence.