The small city of Atoka, Oklahoma is a furrific location to visit with your puppy pal, thanks to the abundance of pup-loving activities, places to go, and parks to explore! Atoka was originally established by the Choctaw Indians sometime in the 1850s, and named after the famous Choctaw leader, Captain Atoka. Today, this town is rich in culture and history through the dedicated museums, parks, and community. There are two well-trained veterinarians available in Atoka for all your pup's medical needs.
The famous Battle of Middle Depot Boggy was recorded here in Atoka during the Civil War. Since, the Boggy Depot has been added to the Register of Historic Places, and has been made into the Boggy Depot State Park. The park now features a wooftacular array of pup-friendly amenities, including a pristine lake, children's playground, a baseball field, picnic shelters and tables, grills, showers, lodging, and not to mention puptastic nature walking trails to enjoy with Fido!
If you're woofing for parks closer to town, the Johnson Park located near East 10th St is a great, low-key outdoor location to enjoy with Fido. Get some exercise with your pup as you play a game of basketball just like Air Bud, or slide some succulent sausages on a stick and start grilling. Enjoy the Johnson Park's quaint pavilion and picnic area to enjoy your snack with your pup.
Atoka offers way more than meets the eye. Leash up your canine companion and come discover the raw beauty and natural history in which Atoka still thrives today!
Get a woof of fresh air with Fido by heading to the City Lake Rd neighborhood located north of Atoka, where you'll find a wooftacular 5,900+ acre lake! Constructed by Oklahoma City in 1959, the Atoka Lake is a scenic destination for all to enjoy, with almost 60 miles of beautiful shoreline. A barkload of boat ramps, pup-friendly campsites, picnic areas and playgrounds are some of the lake's pawtastic facilities. Have a barktastic adventure out on the water, or prep your hook and reel for some fishing! The Atoka Lake is a prime location for owners and their pups to come take some paws in nature.