The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department has issued the following news release about upcoming activities and specials at Oklahoma state parks.
A variety of events are scheduled to take place throughout the month of February at Oklahoma State Parks, including two special packages at Beavers Bend State Park and Robbers Cave State Park.
At Beavers Bend
Beavers Bend State Park in Broken Bow is offering a sweetheart package at Lakeview Lodge for the entire month of February.
Regular guest rooms are $70 plus tax, while suites are $95 plus tax. The package includes a gift basket on the day of arrival and a complimentary continental breakfast. Call (800) 435-5514 to reserve this special offer.
At Robbers Cave
Robbers Cave State Park in Wilburton is offering a winter lodging package that includes a variety of activities. Guests can fish for trout in the river, hike the trails near the cave or relax around a campfire.
Rates start at $165 for three nights in a cabin or lodge room. This package includes a bounty basket with food items and park souvenirs. Reservations may be made by calling the park at (918) 465-2562.
At Lake Thunderbird
Eagle watch tours are available at Lake Thunderbird State Park near Norman on Feb. 2 and Feb. 16. The bare trees during the winter season make it easy to spot the magnificent bald eagle in their nests. Meet at the Discovery Cove Nature Center at 9:30 a.m. for an information session, then tour the park to view the birds in their winter home.
At Lake Eufaula
Learn how to make a soap that is rich in emollients and good for skin at the Lye Soap-Making Workshop at the Deep Fork Nature Center on Feb. 9 at Lake Eufaula State Park. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by Feb. 2. To register, call (918) 689-4607.
At Sequoyah State Park
Enjoy live music performed by professional fiddle players, and grab your partner for daily and evening dances the State Fiddlers Convention at Sequoyah Lodge at Sequoyah State Park Feb. 21-23. Educational workshops are part of the activities and jam sessions will be held during this fantastic musical event. For more information, call (800) 368-1486.