Just a short drive from Lawton, Fort Sill in Freedom, OK. you'll find ancient caves you can tour, hike, and explore at Alabaster Caverns State Park. It's about 185 miles North of us, around 3 hours away from town. It's the perfect daycation, weekend getaway or staycation destination that the entire family will enjoy.


The Alabaster Caverns State Park is home to the largest alabaster gypsum caverns in the world and it's right here in Oklahoma. They offer guided tours and have great camping and vacation rentals so you could make a full weekend of it. Daily guided tours of the caverns are available from 9:00-am until 4:00-pm.

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You can also make a reservation by visiting their official site. It's recommended that you do, especially if you want to do a group tour of the caverns. They allow up to 40 people at a time for the tours. It's a great place for retreats, family reunions, and get-togethers of all kinds from personal to professional.


While most people think Oklahoma is a flat prairie, nothing could be further from the truth. The state has one of the nation's most diverse land types and ecosystems. From mountains, prairies, salt plans, forests, and swamps to caverns. The Sooner State really has it all. I'm looking forward to making a trip to Freedom, OK. and taking a tour at the Alabaster Caverns State Park. Click here to visit the official website.

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