In its early days, Harrah’s verdant soils and close proximity to the North Canadian River made it an attractive place to live for Native Americans and pioneers alike. Today, residents of this Oklahoma City suburb enjoy a quiet community that plays host to seasonal festivities and celebrations in its beautiful town parks. Harrah also has two veterinary clinics to make sure your pup stays healthy!
Lions Park is a furrific place to visit with your four-legged friend! Leash your dog and stroll through the beautiful trees and grass that make up most of this green space. Your pup will love exploring this wooded area that also has a disc golf course throughout it. This quiet park has a covered picnic pavilion, a playground and restrooms, too.
If you and your pup are looking for a longer walk, check out the Harrah Walking Trail! This woofderful .7-mile stretch of pavement starts at NE 10th Street and meanders through woods and fields all the way to Harrah High School on Elm Street. It’s a furrific and scenic area to get some exercise!
Whether you’re a local or just visiting the area, you and your dog will have a pawsome time exploring Harrah!
There’s a woofderful community recreation area for you and your dog to explore in Harrah’s City Center neighborhood! Heritage Park has all sorts of fun things to see and do, smell and sniff! Stroll with your leashed pooch on the park’s walking trail that winds through woods and open grassy areas. Be sure to check out the quiet and beautiful pond where you might even catch a glimpse of some wildlife. There’s fishing access, too! Harrah Park is dotted with benches so there are plenty of spots to sit with your pup and take in the scenery of this pawsome park. The park also has a picnic pavilion, a splash pad, a playground and restrooms.
Explore a humongous and puptastic park in the nearby town of Choctaw! About six miles from Harrah, Choctaw’s Carpenter Estates neighborhood is home to Choctaw Creek Park, the town’s largest park. A woofderful walking path runs through the park where you and your leashed pup will have a blast wandering through the woods and past a serene fishing pond. Choctaw Creek Park also has lots of open grassy space where you and your pup can play, plus a playground where kiddos can burn off some energy, too! There’s also a picnic area, fitness equipment, a disc golf course and restrooms at this furrific community park. This neighborhood is also home to a quaint pocket park, Optimist Park.
Grab your pooch and get ready for a pawsome visit to the lake! Take a trip to Choctaw’s Indian Meridian-10th neighborhood about six miles from Harrah and visit the area’s Ten Acre Lake Park. The calm waters of this lake make for the perfect backdrop for a walk with your leashed dog. Home to leaping fish and waddling waterfowl, this park has lots of interesting sights and sounds that will get your pup’s tail wagging! Because the lake is stocked, it’s an understandably pawpular place for fishing from the grassy shoreline. The park also has a playground, a picnic pavilion and portable restrooms.
If you and your furry friend are in search of some peace and quiet, check out Choctaw’s Harper – 3rd Street neighborhood, just seven miles from Harrah. There, you and your pup will find Lloyd Williamson Park nestled behind the Choctaw Senior Center in a peaceful residential area. This large grassy park is a woofderful place to stretch your legs with your leashed dog at your side. There are tall trees that offer cool shade on warm days, and a welcoming place to sit a spell and enjoy the fresh air. Lloyd Williamson Park also has a playground where kiddos can wear themselves out with plenty of nearby benches and picnic tables.
Just nine miles from Harrah, you’ll find a pawsome park situated in the Nicoma Park neighborhood! Located just behind the Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center, Minnis Lakeview Park has a paved walking trail that loops around a large grassy play space that’s peppered with mature trees. Get in a few laps with your leashed dog before enjoying a snack at the covered picnic area and a well-deserved respite in the shade! This furrific neighborhood park also offers loads of fun for two-legged kids, including a playground, a basketball court and a splash pad where children can cool off on hot summer days.