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“You can rent a TeePee for your stay too”

Roman Nose State Park
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Watonga
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

What a nice area just about an hour from Oklahoma City. Plenty of camping spots, hiking trails, pedal boats, lodge and Restaurant too. There are 2 lakes for but just for small boats. They rent out TeePees for $25 a night and I'm sure there is a waiting list. They have concrete floors and electricity.

7  Thank GarynPatty
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"general store"
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"horseback riding"
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"mini golf"
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"golf shop"
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"dining experience"
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"great hiking"
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"central oklahoma"
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"a lot of fun"
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"camping trip"
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"nice lodge"
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"satellite tv"
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"inspiration point"
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"challenging golf course"
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

There are natural springs, teepees, a beautiful old picnic shelter, trails for hiking, lakes for fishing and paddle boating but not swimming. There is a swimming pool. You can stay in the lodge or cabins, or camp out in the teepees or your own tent or rv. It's a good place for picnics and exploring. It's a good place to get away and relax.

2  Thank auntiego
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

I and my two children, ages 9 and 11 were thrilled with our trail riding experience at Roman Nose State Park. We had reservations for a 1 hour trail ride, and began our ride at 9:30 a.m. Our wrangler, Ariana, had the horses saddled and ready to go The horses are beautiful and well behaved. Our ride took us through all kinds of terrain, from rocky cliffs, to wooded, shady areas.
Ariana was patient and answered all my kids questions as we rode, filling them in on the history o of the area, and information about the wildlife that can be seen. If I had one thing to do over, it would be to take the 2 hour ride instead of the 1 hour....we will be back. Soon, a chuckwagon dinner with riding before and after the meal will be available. My kids and I can't wait!

5  Thank momtomark
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

their website and the travel oklahoma website states that roman nose has a restaurant, gives its hours-mon-sun., even has a menu.we got their around 5.we did not stop to eat on the way in, because we thought the restaurant would be open. i asked, upon check in, what time the restaurant opened for dinner. i was informed that it is not open until thursday! we had to go into the town of watonga to find someplace to eat. while it is a charming small town, we ate at the sonic. there isn't much to choose from we saw an elderly couple, who got their even later than we did, leaving to go into town, after dark. i felt bad for them.
our room was at the very end of a very long hall. the girl at the desk said our room number was 110, but there isn't a number on the door, but says "cool springs suite'. why even mention a number? we were tired, it was a long hall, so we went back and asked for clarifcation, because the numbers start at, like, 115 and went up. it confused us. the girl at the desk, rather rudely, said, " i said it is at the end of the hall, on the right".she finally got up and showed us, because there weren't very many guests.
we had to go find a place to eat breakfast, the next morning. that evening, we went to watonga and got some frozen dinners. there is no microwave, in the room, so we used the one in the dining room, in the breakfast area. it was filthy, but we had to use it. we ate in the dining room. there was a girl, dressed like a chef. i told her we were going to use the microwave, because the restaurant wasn't open. she said," well, we were told there would be 12-15 of you for dinner, and now we were told there are only 4". i told her we weren't with a group, just guests. she said " oh" and walked off.
we got the cool springs suite because it was supposed to have a view of the lake.didn't too many trees.the room itself is nice .the bed was comfy. it was quiet.
i guess the lake and golf course qualify it as a resort, as the sign says. if you go looking for a resort, it is not that. the signage is confusing. we couldn't find the ccc built structure, the public pool was under construction. the lodge has a seperate pool.
i would skip this place.

9  Thank Martha S
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We went out for a little hike this past weekend. We stopped first at the park office, which is beautiful and staffed with extremely helpful people who seem to really enjoy their work. We picked up some trails maps, got some advice, and headed out.

The first thing I will say is DO NOT leave the map behind. We made that mistake and immediately regretted it. There are no signs marking the different trails so it was all a guessing game. We ended up on some trails that were much more advanced than our group was prepared for and also took a few hours longer than we'd place.

The scenery was gorgeous but be careful. There ARE rattlesnakes out there, as we unfortunately witnessed first hand. We'd come over a small hill and around a turn to spot what had to have been at least a 4' rattlesnake on the trail ahead of us. We backed up and let it crawl across the path but I was a nervous wreck the rest of the way down.

Inspiration point is a must see. The views are gorgeous and it's worth the trip up. The mountain biking, at least in the area we were (Two Lakes Trail) is very advanced. Not a good place for a novice rider as there are a lot of steep grades, rock gardens, and narrow, winding paths. All in all we really enjoyed the day. We will likely venture back at some point, but we'll be better prepared.

12  Thank NannerInOKC
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