City of Wagoner
With the Arkansas, Verdigris and Grand Rivers, Fort Gibson Lake and the Boston Mountains all close by, Wagoner, Oklahoma is a haven for water enthusiasts and outdoor explorers. Go boating or cast a fishing line at one of several marinas and resorts. And get your giddy-up going at Sequoyah Riding Stables with trail rides on more than 300 acres of wilderness.
The City of Wagoner is also home to outstanding events such as the Bluegrass & Chili Festival, Summerfest, Annual Tractor Pull, City-wide Christmas celebrations, 4th Of July Fireworks, Beats, Brews and BBQ, Bass Tournaments and more....if it is happening-----it's happening in Wagoner! Visit Today!
Sequoyah State Park
Sequoyah State Park, located in eastern Oklahoma on the shores of Fort Gibson Lake, is a haven for water lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. With over 19,000 surface acres of water and 225 miles of shoreline, the park attracts boaters as well as those who just enjoy relaxing on the swim beach. Visitors enjoy hiking, picnicking, guided horseback trail rides, wildlife watching, nature center activities, golf and disc-golf, fishing and camping.
17131 Park 10
Toll Free: 800-368-1486
Fort Gibson Lake
Fort Gibson Lake lies in the hills of eastern Oklahoma. In the spring, timbered hills provide the sightseer with the beauty of redbud, sand plum, dogwood and haws blossoms. In the fall, the colorful foliage of hickory, oak, red maple, blackgum and woodbine sets the hills aglow. Fish species include black bass, white bass, crappie and several varieties of catfish and panfish. Fort Gibson Public Hunting Area, on the lake near Wagoner, covers 21,798 acres, with 3,500 acres devoted to a waterfowl refuge. Hunters will find game species such as whitetail deer, bobwhite quail, mourning dove, waterfowl, geese, cottontail rabbit, squirrel and prairie chicken. Facilities include boat ramps, picnic areas, six Class A campgrounds for RV and tent camping, full electric hookups, drinking water, group shelters, restrooms, showers, swimming beaches, six marinas, enclosed fishing dock, and concession services. Lake offers 19,990 surface acres and 225 miles of shoreline.
8568 State Hwy 251A
Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Wagoner History Center/ Museum
Two special exhibits are ready for viewing. Shirle Lamb Williams "1887 The Beginning and Pre-statehood. Ms. Williams is a direct descendant of the first settlers of Wagoner. See her collection of photos, historical documents, furniture and more!
Jim Halsey's "The Legends of Country Music" shares over 70 year career as a manager/promoter of famous country music groups and more. Gold and platinum records, photos, posters, stage wear. guitars and so much more. You can even see the Grammy given to the Oak Ridge Boys for the classic Elvira.
Admission is free. Donation is appreciated.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11a-7p. Sunday: Noon to 4p.
While in town....be sure to check out the many buildings and homes on the National Register of Historic Places. There are
many pre-statehood homes as well in Wagoner.
click here: National Historic Register Listings for Wagoner/Wagoner County
St. James Episcopal Church (one of many properties in City of Wagoner) listed on
National Historic Register.
Did you know that traveling on 69 Highway and throughout Wagoner you are part of history.
The Jefferson Highway was one of America's earliest automobile highways. In 1915 the Jefferson Highway Association was organized to promote the development of the highway which ran from New Orleans to Winnipeg Canada. The Pine to Palm Highway covers over 2,300 miles. The highway was built entirely by cities/towns/communities along the route.
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abby
East of Wagoner is Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey. The Abby is a Benedictine community belonging to the Solesmes Congregration. The Abby was founded in 1999 from the Abbey of Our Lady of Fontgombault in France. It was erected as a simple priory in 2000. Clear Creek became an abbey in 2010. The community currently counts 50 monks. Day Visits are welcome and overnight stays with advance reservations.
Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey
5804 Monastery Rd.