Being on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t do anything fun. Here in Oklahoma there are plenty of things to do that won’t cost you a dime. The secret is to know what they are. True Sky Credit Union is here to help! Check out these great FREE things to do! 


Martin Park Nature Center
5000 W Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73142

https://www.okc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/martin-park-nature-center

Take a break from the hustle of the city and enjoy the outdoors. Martin Park Nature Center includes guided hikes, education programs, 2.5 miles of woodland trails, visitor center with live animals, nature learning, picnic pavilions and a nature-themed playground.

 

Route 66 Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum
2nd Ave SW, Miami, OK 74354

https://www.route66vintageiron.com/

It’s a bit of a drive from OKC, but if you’re a real motorhead it’ll be worth your drive. Route 66 Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum has 40 vintage motorcycles on display. As well as a 2,000 sq. ft. gift shop with all the motorcycle memorabilia you could want.

 

Oklahoma State Capitol
2300 N Lincoln Blvd Oklahoma City, OK 73105

https://www.okhouse.gov/information/capitoltours.aspx

The Oklahoma State Capitol is open every day of the week and offers free tours. Get a glimpse inside and enjoy the beautiful architecture.

 

Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
32 Refuge Headquarters Road, Indiahoma, OK 73552

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Wichita_Mountains/

A great place for hikers, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and rock climbers. Keep your eyes peeled and your camera ready for the free-range buffalo, longhorn cattle, and prairie dogs.

 

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Ave, Norman, OK 73019

http://www.ou.edu/fjjma/

Located at the University of Oklahoma, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is  home to nearly 16,000 permanent pieces. Renowned artists like Vincent Van Gogh and Georgia O’Keeffe are free to enjoy.

 

Lake Eufaula

https://www.lakeeufaula.com/

Lake Eufaula is the largest lake in Oklahoma. It offers many activities including swimming, boating, hiking, hunting, golfing and horseback riding. Not to mention great fishing.

 

Great Salt Plains
23280 S Spillway Dr Jet, OK 73749

https://www.travelok.com/state-parks/3204

A truly unique state park comprised of salt left over from an ocean that cover Oklahoma in the prehistoric times. Enjoy bike trails, beautiful scenery, fishing, selenite crystal dig area, and so much more!

 

Twister Museum
101 W Main, Wakita, OK 73771

http://www.twistercountry.com/

Love the movie Twister? You can visit the town featured in the movie. The Twister Museum is full of movie props, memorabilia and behind-the-scenes videos.

 

Art Districts

https://www.thepaseo.org/ 

https://www.2ndfridaynorman.com/

http://www.plazadistrict.org/live

Oklahoma has a great art scene that you might not know about. There are recurring events that happen monthly in our art districts. Feel free to attend the First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District, the 2nd Friday Circuit of Art in Norman, or LIVE on the Plaza in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District.

 

Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park
1700 S. Robinson Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73109

https://www.okc.gov/departments/parks-recreation/skate-parks

Got a skateboard, inline skates, or BMX freestyle bike? Then Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park is the place for you. It features a bowl course and a street course, to show off all of your mad tricks.

 

Black Mesa 
Country Rd 325 Kenton, OK 73946

https://www.stateparks.com/black_mesa_state_park_in_oklahoma.html

Black Mesa has the highest peak in Oklahoma. Be sure to lookout for authentic preserved dinosaur tracks by the creek beds.

 

Braum’s Family Farm
491 County Street 2280 Tuttle, OK 72089

https://www.braums.com/tours/

Ever wonder how your favorite ice cream or milk gets make? Take a free guided tour of the Braum’s Processing Plant and Bakery. You’ll get to watch them make ice cream, ice cream cones, cookies, milk and more! Also, you get a sweet treat at the end of the tour.

 

Oklahoma City Boathouse District
800 Riversport Dr Oklahoma City, OK 73129

https://www.riversportokc.org/about/boathouse-district/

The Oklahoma City Boathouse District is a great spot even if you don’t want to pay to do the river activities. There is a great walking trail along the Oklahoma River. Along the trail you’ll be able to watch the kayaks, canoes and dragon boats on the water. There is also a playground for the kiddos.

 

Pensacola Dam and Grand Lake
Jct. Hwy 82 & 28 Langley, OK 74350

http://www.grda.com/electric/facilities/pensacola-dam/

Oklahoma is home to the Pensacola Dam, the longest multi-arch dam in the world. Also, Grand Lake offers free tours with water recreation and ATV trails around the lake.

 

Oklahoma City National Memorial
620 N Harvey Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

https://oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org/

This memorial is to honor the victims, survivors, rescuers, and everyone affected by the Oklahoma City bombing. It is a beautiful sentiment to honor all affected, but it’s also a testament to the city’s strength and perseverance.