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Totem Pole Park

Hwy 28A, four miles east of Hwy 66, Foyil, OK
+1 918-342-9149
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Local Folk Artist

An interesting side stop traveling along Route 66. Ed Galloway was a local sculptor and artist who... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RecreationV
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New York City, New York
We enjoyed stopping here

We enjoyed seeing the world's largest totem pole. We also enjoyed going in the gift shop and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nowincolorado
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Colorado Springs, CO
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It's a small and peaceful park in Foyil with more concrete art than just the totem pole, though that alone is impressive enough to visit. There are no fees, and is free for all to visit.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“off route” (7 reviews)
“gift shop” (19 reviews)
“small park” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Hwy 28A, four miles east of Hwy 66, Foyil, OK
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting side stop traveling along Route 66. Ed Galloway was a local sculptor and artist who created this huge totem pole, along with other, somewhat smaller ones. More interesting than the initially advertised totem poles was the tremendous collection of hand made fiddles, housed...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing the world's largest totem pole. We also enjoyed going in the gift shop and seeing all the fiddles on display! This is a nice area and the lady in the gift shop was exceptionally nice!

Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a little out of the way, about 5 miles off the turnpike on Rt 28A in a rural area outside of Claremore, OK. As I was staying nearby, I thought I'd include a visit here, and happy I did. It was the...More

Thank propwash05
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was a neat attraction to visit, but not something that is worth going far out of your way for it. But if you're in the area, it's worth checking it out. The big totem is really impressive to see its size, and the detail...More

1  Thank MShuffit
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A few miles from Route 66, signs are just at crossing, keep on eye crossing 28A. Totem pole park is free and cool place to see.

1  Thank mmikko
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The gift shop wasn't open when we were there and it was a little muddy from all the rains but I'm glad we got to see this Route 66 icon.

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a small park maintained by the Rogers County Historical Society. It is filled with structures and sculptures by folk artist Ed Galloway. The pieces are well cared for, and the Society runs a one-room museum and gift shop in a building Galloway built...More

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Take the side road and go look for your self. Biggest totem pole around made from cement by Habd by a dedicated artist. The shop is worth looking at just for the violin display alone. Lots of different types of wood I have never heard...More

Thank GrantHay
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had to stop and see this place whilst travelling route 66! A little bit strange but great! Great to learn a bit about the guy who did the totem poles and his wood carving was amazing. Have to get a picture with the tallest totem...More

1  Thank Mandyw30
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Ed Galloway's Totem Pole Park in Chelsea, OK is worth a stop. It's not exactly by the Route 66 but 4.5 miles east on OK-28 right after Foyil. The totem poles are in nice condition and there is a gift shop (which was closed when...More

Thank Jan R
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