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Get away from the city without leaving it

Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 12:00:00 am

If you love the Oklahoma City life but occasionally want to get away from it, there are places to escape while staying close by.

Later, we focus on two true retreats inside Oklahoma City limits– Martin Park Nature Center and the Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge.

But you can also enjoy:

  • Spectacular views of the sunset at Lake Hefner, or biking, roller-blading, skateboarding, walking or strolling along its Hefner Trails that circle the lake.
  • More than 2,000 plants and a 35-foot waterfall that make visitors feel they’re at a tropical getaway inside the 244-foot-long Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
  • Fishing at any number of Oklahoma City’s parks, ponds, lakes and rivers.
  • And, a little farther away, the views, trails and wildlife at Arcadia Lake, located on the Deep Fork River, east of Edmond.

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