Oklahoma has several beautiful areas to take bike rides. But one of the most enchanting places is the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge! You can take a ride through Fort Sill and the refuge during the annual Tour of the Wichitas.

What is Tour of the Wichitas?

According to the Tour of the Wichitas website, the bike ride offers "a beautiful cycling ride through the Wichita Wildlife Refuge and mountains and the historic Fort Sill Army Post — all near Lawton, Oklahoma. The bike ride takes you through some of the most enchanting and historic scenery in Southwest Oklahoma."

When is the 2024 Tour of the Wichitas?

The 2024 Tour of the Wichitas is scheduled for Saturday, June 15. The ride will start/end at the Patriot Club, which is located on Fort Sill. Tour of the Wichitas offers four different routes for riders, including 16.7 miles, 31.2 miles, 54.1 miles and 67.3 miles. All routes will begin on Fort Sill, journey through the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge and end back on Fort Sill.

According to the website, "the routes begin near the Fort Sill Museum and pass by some of Southwest Oklahoma’s most scenic and important historical properties." The longer routes will pass the refuge's Visitor Center and Mt. Scott.

Registration is now open for the 2024 Tour of the Wichitas!

If you're interested in riding in the 2024 Tour of the Wichitas, registration is now open! You can get registered online at the Tour of the Wichitas official website. Tour of the Wichitas will also offer in-person registration the day before the ride on Friday, June 14 and the day-of before the ride.

More details are available on the Tour of the Wichitas website!

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