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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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  • First of all there is no way to get a data signal, phone signal, wifi or anything in this park which is not a complaint, but a tip to plan ahead before you go (download maps, let your family know, etc...  more »
  • We took a day trip to Roman Nose State Park and had some ups and downs. I am writing this in hopes that you can enjoy it more than we did by knowing what to expect. Hiking - while free maps are availa...  more »
  • We had an alumni dinner at the lodge & the sales staff was easy to work with to plan the event. The setting is great with the lodge nestled between hills & the lake. We chose to have a buffet meal wit...  more »

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