Shutterbug Adventure

OKC Boathouse District

Shutterbug Adventure

Capture a capital city’s architectural beauty and sweeping views.

Allow the camera to be a catalyst for your becoming one with nature.

Isolate the point where the horizon meets the saturated Oklahoma sunset.

We live in an era when taking photos isn’t reserved for monumental moments or singular events on a timeline. Nowadays, capturing the everyday, the seemingly obsolete, has become the norm.

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more than reality.– Alfred Stieglitz

Adjust the Focus

And when that everyday reality melds with novel experiences, something special occurs. Consider this a challenge to see things in a new way on Adventure Road, whether it’s your first or fifteenth time here. Define “adventure” however it’s witnessed through your own unique lens.

The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.– Dorothea Lange

Zoom In

Commit to memory the endlessly blue, wind-tossed waters of the Boathouse District.

Traipse through the rolling terrain and crisp air of the Arbuckle Mountains.

Capture the perpetual summer tucked within Myriad Gardens’ Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory.

Pinpoint a stag in the distance at the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge.

Dine in style at Vast, taking a moment to appreciate the sprawling city views from 49 floors above the ground.

Point and Shoot

Keep the good times rolling with a photo, or twelve; it’ll last longer.


Shutterbug Destinations

Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge provides a natural, unencumbered habitat for a variety of native Oklahoma species and is a fun place to tour, whether you’re interested in viewing wildlife, fishing or just enjoying a bit of peace and quiet. The refuge also acts as a bird sanctuary, housing almost 300 different species of birds. Home to Lake Texoma, the Washita River, a shooting range and camping areas, this 13,286-square-mile expanse offers relaxation, restoration and plenty of activities for the energetic.

Blue River
Tishomingo, OK

The Blue River winds its way throughout the southern region of Oklahoma, inviting guests to enjoy leisurely activities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking and rafting. It is one of the bodies of water in the state in which trout can be found in the winter, and fly fishing for smallmouth bass is another popular pastime.

Arbuckle Mountains
Chickasaw Country

You haven’t experienced true natural beauty until you've visited the Arbuckle Mountains in Chickasaw Country. The ecological diversity of the range moves from forest to prairie to grassland with an abundance of natural springs. Bring your hiking boots or camping gear for an exciting adventure any time of the year!

OKC Boathouse District
Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District stands apart as one of the most unique attractions in the region. Here, you can get out on the water on a kayak, canoe, dragon boat, stand-up paddle board and more, plus quick lessons on the dock mean you’re sure to have fun.

Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK

The Myriad Botanical Gardens act as a lush, landscaped oasis in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. The recently remodeled gardens’ 17 acres draw everyone from concert goers to families to those just looking to enjoy the natural environment.

Oklahoma City, OK

Enjoy a view of Oklahoma City from 850 feet in the air at Vast, a gourmet restaurant situated on the 49th floor of downtown's Devon Tower. Whether you're interested in a date-night dinner or a leisurely lunch, fresh fare and amazing sights await you at Vast.

This breathtaking Memorial honors the lives lost in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. From the Survivor Tree to the Reflecting Pool to the 168 empty chairs in memory of the fallen, this Memorial is a moving piece of American History that must be experienced. In the Museum, walk through the events of and response following that fateful morning, and leave knowing the world holds far more good than bad.

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