Kayak on the lake, hike or bike through some of the best trails in Oklahoma, or spend the afternoon taking a leisurely stroll through the OSU library lawn in America’s Friendliest College Town! Check out all the exciting outdoor experiences Stillwater has to offer.

Lost Creek Safari

Located just south of Stillwater, you will find an animal lovers paradise at Lost Creek Safari! Learn more about a variety of animals as you get up close and personal with zebras, camels, water buffalo and more. Step inside the new parakeet enclosure to admire these beautiful birds while holding a seed stick. 


From putt-putt to the, "Best College Course in the Country" (Travel & Leisure Golf Magazine), Stillwater is home to a golf course for all experience levels. Pack your clubs and test your golf swing at Lakeside Golf Course, or enjoy some friendly competition at the White Barn Estates on their putt-putt course.

Lake McMurtry

Come on in, the water is fine! Rent a kayak and spend the day soaking up the Stillwater sun, or hop on your bike and ride over 30 miles of the best multi-use trail systems in Oklahoma at Lake McMurtry. Located just 10 minutes west of Stillwater, it is an outdoor enthusiasts’ ultimate playground.

SkyGolf Driving Range  

Fore! Improve your golf game or just have fun with friends at SkyGolf Driving Range. Located next to Freddie Paul’s Steakhouse, you will enjoy delicious eats like loaded brisket fries or fried mushrooms while you play.

The Botanic Garden at OSU

Wander a trail in amazement and discovery at The Botanic Garden at OSU. Take a leisurely stroll through the walking trails and admire the beauty and diversity the display gardens offer. Bring the whole family and try the new treewalk village platform and rope bridge!

Boomer Lake Park

Enjoy lake views as you take a walk on over four miles of paved trails at Boomer Lake Park. Try something new with a round of disc golf or cast a line and catch a whopper all while never leaving the city limits.