Fort Sill, Oklahoma is located about 85 miles southeast of Oklahoma City and about two hours east of Fort Smith. DescriptionThe area is generally referred to as Big River country. Fort Sill is part of the Historic West Gate National Historic Landmark. It is also known as a winter home site because of its small population of about two hundred people who have chosen to live in this area year-round. Its location makes it an ideal gateway to the Great Plains and the vast prairie. Click here for facts about Lawton, OK .
Fort Sill offers a wide variety of attractions for visitors. It offers many opportunities for outdoor activities such as fishing, canoeing, hiking, boating and wildlife watching. Information about Fort Sill tours is available from several websites and is available at no cost. It is not unusual to find guidebooks that include descriptions of the interesting sites of Fort Sill and other areas of the Great Plains and Great Oklahoma. The information in these guides will give tourists an idea about the history and culture of the region and what they can expect to see on their next trip. Click here to read about Fun Facts About Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Fort Sill State Park is another exciting site with beautiful scenery. It includes a nature centre that offers educational activities and picnic menus. Other attractions include the Thunderbird Airport, an old-fashioned dressing station, dunes picnic, playgrounds, nature trails and a gift shop with an art gallery. Fort Sill State Park also has an interpretative centre. The park office also provides information about local history and culture, historical places of interest, camping and hiking information, and boat tours.