100 SW 26th Dr.
Norman, OK 73069
Phone: (405) 364-5554
Fax: (405) 364-1671
Unique zoo that provides personal tour guides that tell you about the facts of the animals, where they came from, and the differences in their personalities. These tour guides are adapted to answer all of your questions as you tour through and get a close-up look at the animals that live here.
Known for its unique architectural style and its historic connections to Oklahoma history and Native American fine arts and cultures, this beautiful art center is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a variety of exhibits, poetry readings, and art demonstrations. Classes are available. Book and video libraries are also on site.
This library offers a large selection of books on a variety of topics, as well as periodicals, audio and video cassettes, CDs, Internet access, learning kits, and children's programs.
One of the largest and most complete collection of materials in the West, this research center and library features 65,000 books and thousands of manuscripts, periodicals, maps, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the socio-economic development of the western frontier.
Cleveland County, home to Norman, Oklahoma and its Sooners, has a rich frontier history. This home, constructed in 1900 and now on the National Register of Historical Places, has been preserved by the city to serve as a living museum. As visitors explore the house, they will find exhibits detailing county history from the Land Run to Oklahoma statehood. The architectural style is Queen Anne, and rooms are furnished with period antiques and stained-glass windows. This is a wonderful attraction for both history and architecture or interior design buffs. Admission is free.
If a fun-filled day with the family is what you seek, Reaves Park would be a great spot to pick. With its many facilities, this outdoor space appeals to people of all ages, ensuring that a good time is had by one and all. This park features a picnic area, playground equipment, sand volleyball courts and walking and jogging tracks. The annual Medieval Fair that has been a Norman tradition since 1977 is held here.
Norman's premier family fun center that includes a miniature golf course, race cars, bumper boats, batting cages, a lighted driving range, sand volleyball, a game room, and picnic areas.
Get out and experience Oklahoma's beautiful weather at Earlywine Park. Families can spend the afternoon picnicking and playing on the playground. For sporting enthusiasts, a highly regarded golf course presents a welcome challenge. In addition, a tennis center and a soccer and softball field are located on the grounds. If you prefer solitary activities, suit up for a jog on the park's one-and-a-half mile trail. If exercise is not on your mind, just get comfortable and enjoy a southwestern sunset. Kids will enjoy the Earlywine pool and water park that are located inside the park as well.
Enjoy the great outdoors at this 158 acre park. With walking trails, half basketball courts and picnic areas, this is the perfect place to spend the day. Children will love playing on the large playground with swings and a play area. The park is well-known for its soccer fields where the South Lakes Soccer Club hold games throughout the year. If you don't want to play a spot, just walk around and enjoy the scenery. Have a picnic by one of the two lakes and admire the waterfall next to the pedestrian bridge.
Open April through October, this marina features a full dock, fishing tackle, boating supplies, picnic areas, and boat storage spaces. Rentals including paddle boats and canoes are also available.
Come visit the campus of this recognized school.
Wheeler Park, situated along the Oklahoma River, was the original site of the city zoo. Named after the land donor James B. Wheeler, it is a popular recreational spot among locals and visitors. This 43-acre (17-hectare) green space encompasses baseball and athletics fields, the Eggeling Stadium, playgrounds and bike trails. Unwind with a picnic on one of their cozy spots or work a sweat with a game of softball.