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NOV 2017

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November 2017 40 www.sportseventsmagazine.com water sports. Highland Park has tennis courts, basketball courts, a pool, fishing areas and disc golf course. Mineral Wells Park of- fers tennis and basketball courts. Owen Field includes baseball and softball fields. Contact: Guthrie Chamber, www. guthrieok.com Guymon Guymon is situated on the panhandle of Oklahoma. The city has much to explore and a number of parks and facilities. Hotels: 5 properties Major facilities: The 50-acre Thomp- son Park has a volleyball court and disc golf course, along with the 32-acre Sunset Lake that's ideal for fishing. Texas County YMCA has a basketball court and indoor pool. Cross Park has a soccer field. Fowler Park has two tennis courts. North Park includes six tennis courts. Asa Howard Legion Field offers an American Legion baseball field. Contact: Guymon Chamber of Com- merce, www.guymonokchamber.com Enid Enid is a city of 50,000 in north-central Oklahoma, within a two-hour drive of Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Wichita, Kan. The city sits at the crossroads of two major events in the development of the nation: the Chisholm Trail and the Land Run of 1893. Hotel rooms: 1,266 Hotel tax rate: 16.35 percent Major facilities: CNB Center is a multi- purpose venue that accommodates basket- ball, volleyball, wrestling and cheer. David Allen Memorial Ballpark hosts baseball and softball. D. Bruce Selby Stadium is foot- ball/soccer facility with a capacity of 8,760. Chisholm Trail Expo Center hosts basket- ball, rodeos and indoor track. Crosslin Park includes eight lighted baseball diamonds and eight lighted tennis courts. Kellet Park has four lighted softball diamonds. Enid Soccer Complex features 15 fields. Contact: Visit Enid, www.visitenid.org See Ad On Page 41 Lawton Lawton is in southwest Oklahoma, near Fort Sill and just south of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, which is 59,000 acres of natural grasslands providing wildlife habitat. Hotels: Approximately 15 properties Major facilities: Elmer Thomas Park hosts disc golf. Lake Elmer Thomas Recre- ation Area accommodates archery. Lawton- ka Trails is great for mountain biking. Contact: Lawton Fort Sill CVB, www.lawtonfortsillchamber.com McAlester McAlester is a small community in central Oklahoma boasting numerous venues large and small. Every year the community hosts sports such as rodeos, fishing and baseball. Hotel rooms: 1,170 Hotel tax rate: 15 percent Major facilities: The McAlester Expo Center is an 80,000-square-foot multipur- pose facility. Southeast Oklahoma Softball Complex offers four lighted fields. The J. I. Stipe Recreation Center has a basketball court and outdoor pool. Chadick Park consists of four lighted tennis courts. Will Rogers Park includes two baseball fields, two softball fields, a Little League baseball field and a multipurpose field. McAlester Lake features 20 miles of shoreline. Jeff Lee Park has an Olympic-size pool. Contact: McAlester Area Chamber of Commerce, www.mcalester.org Miami Miami is in northeast Oklahoma. The city is conveniently located off Interstate 44 and Route 66. The city hosts many events ever year, including the Oklahoma 8-Man Foot- ball All-Star Game and the ACRA Rodeo of the Year. Hotel rooms: 429 Hotel tax rate: 9.5 percent Major facilities: Miami Multi-Purpose Sports Complex at Red Robertson Field is a 5,000-seat football stadium that can host many different sports. Joe Pollock Sports Complex houses a baseball field. Joe Booth Softball Complex hosts softball. Sam Wells Soccer Complex features 13 fields. Francis Morgan Field hosts baseball. Contact: Miami Area CVB, www.visit miamiok.com Midwest City Just outside of Oklahoma City is Midwest City. From golf courses to baseball fields, Midwest City offers plenty of places to play. O K L A H O M A t THE BOATHOUSE DISTRICT Oklahoma City, Oklahoma's Boathouse District is more than an Olympic and Paralympic Training Site for rowing, canoe and kayak. It also offers outdoor adventure with RIVERSPORT Adventures. At the park you'll find a six-story adventure course to zip line 700 feet across the Oklahoma River. Visitors can take one of America's tallest dry slides down—there are four slides—or free fall 80 feet. Smaller or less-adventurous visitors can enjoy a mini zip line, a cloud bounce and a rock wall. n Oklahoma City CVB

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