is home to eight city parks providing a variety of activities
for all ages. For the young, you'll find Boom Town Playground or
the Pagoda Playground for climbing, running, swinging, dangling
and everything else kids love to do. Of course, summer would not
be complete without a visit to the Seminole Water Park and
Splash Pad for wonderfully wet fun. We also offer an
Olympic-size outdoor pool and some pretty awesome water slides.
and other have numerous choices including an awesome Skateboard
Park and, of course, lighted ball parks.
the young at heart, or the romantic of any age, take a stroll
along the walking path or picnic beneath a covered pavilion.
With eight parks to choose from, you're sure to find a quiet
space to enjoy some alone time. Bring the whole family for
reunions or a simple afternoon of food, frolicking and fun.
Austin Golf Course
18-hole public golf course is located next to Magnolia Park -
the city's growing wellness, health and recreation area. A
challenging course, to be sure, it features rolling hills,
wooded and tree-lined Bermuda grass fairways and eighteen holes
with water leading to large, elevated Bentgrass greens.
Facilities include a pro shop, snack bar, putting green and cart
rentals. Call the course for more information at 405.382.3365.
great place for people of every age, the rich history of
Seminole can be found in area museums.
Moran Children's Museum:
You'll find an experience in this place of limitless imagination
that is unlike any other. An indoor exhibit area covering 28,000
square feet and an outdoor play/maze area offer hours of
educational exploration through interactive exhibits. In 2007,
The American Automobile Association recognized the museum with
its highest Gem rating as a tourist attraction. The Jasmine
Moran Children's Museum
is a unique adventure and a
Oklahoma Oil Museum:
Take a step back in time to the Roaring 20's Oil Boom style.
Displays offer insight to Seminole's past and a reminder that
our history can be the door to the future. The museum provides
visual programs that improve the intellectual, cultural,
economic and moral environment of our society.
Lakes - Equestrian Trails
seven miles east of Seminole you'll find the 350-acre Sportsman
Lake nestled among
a 1500-acre wildlife refuge. The lake offers a variety of
activities including boating, fishing, camping (full &
partial hookups) and primitive camp sites. Amenities include
picnic tables and grills, playground and swimming areas, two
covered pavilions and an indoor facility available for rent.
the grounds of the new Magnolia Park you'll find Magnolia
Lake. Take some time to traverse its wonderful paved walking
trail or sit a spell and take in the deer, cranes, geese and
other wildlife that make the wooded park their habitat.
trail riding on horseback is your passion, look no further than
Seminole. Offering one of the few Equestrian Trails in
central Oklahoma, you'll find folks from all over the region
roamin' along 35 miles of wooded trails that wind through 1850
your route for a day, a weekend or even longer because once
you're here, you don't need to leave. Stay as long as your
horse camp has 12 overnight campsites, picnic tables,
electrical and water hookups, concrete restrooms with showers
and lots of serenity. Best of all, the trails are open
Seminole Nation, one of the Five Civilized Tribes, was
formed by several bands descended from the Creeks who initially
migrated to Indian Territory, near Ft. Gibson, in 1836. An
1845 with the U.S. permitted the various bands of Seminoles to
settle in Creek country, but they remained under the general
laws of the Creek Nation.
tribal leaders never accepted being under the rule of the Creek
Nation and the Treaty of 1856 finally settled the discord with
the Creeks and gave birth to the present-day Seminole Nation. In
1868, the refugee tribal bands settled in Seminole County and
established its Council House in Wewoka, the county seat.