Sleep Inn & Suites
3608 S. Broadway Extension
Edmond, OK 73013
Phone: (405) 844-3000
Fax: (405) 844-3086
Spread across 121 acres (49 hectares), E.C. Hafer Park opened its doors in the 1980s. It features an athletic complex, a fishing pond, trails, pavilions, three playgrounds, a stage and a volleyball court.
Edmond Historical Society & Museum is the best place in town to get a glimpse of its history. Set in an old Armory building, you will find the archives, artifacts and documents very fascinating. They also have newspaper clippings and historical photos in their displays.
Built as the South Park in 1892, it was renamed Stephenson Park in the 1930s. It features pavilions, a playground, water elements, tennis and basketball courts, and a restroom.
Spring Hill Park has a gentle 'L' shape to it. This neighborhood park is a nice spot to relax and let your children play. Set in a residential area, it is popular among the locals.
Pelican Bay Aquatic Center has a tropical ambiance to it. This municipal aquatic facility features an avant-garde pool replete with water slides, a splash pool, climbing wall, swirling vortex and a current channel. They also offer swimming classes for all ages.
Historic Downtown Edmond came into being in 1887 when the Santa Fe Railroad was laid. It contains many historic structures and its two main streets are the shopping hub of the town. This charming downtown area has many cute restaurants, shops, cafes and galleries. You will also see public art in probably every nook and corner.
Established in 1932, Chitwood Park is a small neighborhood park. Spread across 2.71 acres (1.10 hectares), it features trails, pavilions, a playground, a restroom, water elements and a basketball court.
KickingBird Golf Club is considered to the city's oldest course. Built in 1971, it is among the esteemed courses in the state. Its fairways lined with trees and gently shaped greens make it a challenging link for golfers. There is also a pro shop and practice facility on-site.
At this western-themed amusement park, there are rides and attractions galore for the whole family. From thrill-rides to water slides, shows, games and concerts, this park does not leave any fun stone unturned. Let the wee ones play in Paul Bunyan's Tiny Timber Town, while the adults go wild on one of the four roller coasters or take the whole family down 'Renegade Rapids' in unison. Check website to find out who is playing in its outdoor concert series which features legendary artists every summer and for other seasonal events.
This is one of the prettiest courses around. It is also one the more high-tech courses. There are computers in every golf cart, which are linked to a Global Positioning Satellite system. The GPS system will tell you precisely how far the cart is from the hole, how far you will have to hit the ball to get it over the water, and all sorts of other cool things you always wanted to know when on the course.
Beautifully manicured lawns and eye catching beds of flowers are something you will find at the Hambrick Botanical Gardens. This garden is a part of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and has three other gardens adjacent to it. This charming little green space is nice and shady with huge trees in it and the streams that flow by give the garden a soothing effect.
Overlooking the Lake Arcadia, Lake Arcadia Wildlife Conservation Education Area is an expansive space for wildlife lovers. It is also a favored hunting and fishing spot during the season. However you will have to take permission for it from the wildlife department. There is an educational center which informs about the wetlands and its importance in the ecosystem.