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Roman Nose State Park, Watonga

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Roman Nose State Park is a state park located in Blaine County, 7mi north of Watonga, Oklahoma. The park opened in 1937 and was named after Chief Henry Roman Nose, who died in the canyon in 1917. Roman Nose State Park is one of the original seven Oklahoma state parks. Set amidst a beautiful canyon, recreation activities at this state park include an 18 hole golf course, swimming pools, hiking trails, two lakes, trout fishing in season, canoeing, paddle boats, mountain biking, horse stables and hayrides by reservation.Group camps, picnic areas, tent campsites, and RV campsites with hookups are located throughout the park. The area also offers excellent opportunities for fall foliage and wildlife viewing. Teepee rentals are available in the summer months. Group rates are also available.HistoryThe state park was created in 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs. The state park was named after the Cheyenne chief Henry Roman Nose.
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  • the views were better. Roman Nose is only an hour away from Oklahoma City in North Central Oklahoma. It has a newly remodeled lodge which has limited views of two small lakes. There appears to be a ni...  more »
  • Hubby and I took a drive in the middle of a state park road trip to Roman Nose State Park. We found really pretty waterfalls and hiking trails, ending up at the golf course on the other side of the pa...  more »
  • Visited late January with my sister and nephew--easy drive from OKC. Upon entering the park we stopped at the first building...this is NOT the visitors center, it's the golf shop. At the actual visito...  more »